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My N*de Valentine was the first-ever “brick & mortar” gallery show for N*des-of-the-Month, the monthly, world-wide online art calendar contest. Hosted by Barebrush.com at Rogue Space | Chelsea in New York City, there were 46 artists participating with art coming from the US as well as Australia, Panama, Russia, and Spain. The public was invited! Many came out to see this art in person. We sold out of the books at the show, but you can buy it online (below, limited time only).

Will we do it again? Well, that's the idea!

Dates

Thursday, February 10 through Sunday, February 13, 2011


Thursday, February 10, 6-9pm — Reception

Friday, February 11, 10am-6pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

Saturday, February 12:

10am-6pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

1-3pm — Artists’ Circle Discussion and Interviews

Sunday, February 13:

noon-5pm — Meet the Artists Gallery Hours

4pm — Awards Presentation

Location

Rogue Space|Chelsea, 526 West 26th Street, 9th Fl, New York, NY 10001

Sales

100% to the artist, no commissions

Awards

Peoples’ Choice
Curators’ Choice Nominees
Best in Show

About Rogue Space|Chelsea

RogueSpace (“the gallery”) is a premier gallery and exhibition space. Located in the West Chelsea Building, the gallery is in the heart of the Chelsea art district which has become one of the most popular destinations for New York art lovers.

About Barebrush.com

Barebrush.com is a worldwide monthly art calendar contest and exhibition. Each artist member gets a personal gallery page to show his or her work. Art for the calendars is selected by guest curators. Artists gain recognition for their work and win prizes. Online since 2006 with Barebrush N*des-of-the-Month. Barebrush founder and CEO, Ilene Skeen states:

Barebrush is absolutely committed to the guest curator approach and to helping artists find collectors and make connections with galleries. Artists succeed by getting people excited about their work. This includes dealers, collectors, other artists, and art professionals. I believe that Barebrush is supplying a unique service: validation of art of the nude by a wide variety of well-respected art professionals. In addition, it it evident that the public especially enjoys the monthly calendars. By demonstrating success at Barebrush, we move toward our goal of increasing the awareness, appreciation and acceptance of the art of the nude.

Ms. Skeen adds this message: “The underlying mission of Barebrush is about personal liberty. There’s a lot of censorship and antagonism towards the art of the nude in the US and even in New York. To me, the art of the nude is about our shared humanity and personal freedom. I hope that promoting it in a non-threatening and positive way will open people’s minds to the fact that it is important to stand up for all of our personal freedoms and the individual right to choose the art one holds dear.”

Barebrush.com is owned and operated by ILS Designs, LLC, New York, NY.

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Smiling Man by Emily Stedman Layers of Memory by Michael Seif 
N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith 
Looking for Love by Bill Foote Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack 
Model by Robert Nizamov Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith 
Model by Robert Nizamov Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank 
Temps Tendu by Bill Foote Rita by Will Maller 
Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Feet Up by Merrill  Brace 
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang 
Untitled by Michael Parker Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan 
Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan Absence by Matthew Smith 
Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack 
Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar 
Together by Merrill  Brace STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder 
All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price 
Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee 
Torus by Michael Seif STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder 
Magical Flight by Chanit Roston H2-O by Tony Lee 
N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich 
With a twist by Sara Swan Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann 
A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop 
Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft Corazón Herido by Tony Lee 

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Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria 
Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
Human Nature by Penelope Przekop Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg 
Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith 
Identity Theft by R. Butler Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen 
Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla 
Donna by Ilene Skeen Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Maia by Jon Rettich 
STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston Despair by Cynthia Angeles 
Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla Off Road Female by R. Butler 
N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang December Night by Robin Kappy 
reclining 2 by Sara Swan Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King 
Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price 
Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey 
Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton Grief by Michael Hennessy 
TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price 
DANCING by A. Galban Mysterious by Ilene Skeen 
We Two by Michael Seif Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan 
Spring by Martin Danjue Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan 
Model by Robert Nizamov side view by Sara Swan 
Model by Robert Nizamov Blinder by Sima Schloss 
Erik by Sara Swan Kirliam by Tony Lee 
Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee 
The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen 
The Descent by Michael Seif