Gallery Show

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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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Kirliam by Tony Lee Model by Robert Nizamov 
El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee Untitled by Michael Parker 
Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan reclining 2 by Sara Swan 
Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price Erik by Sara Swan 
Torus by Michael Seif Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky 
TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder Magical Flight by Chanit Roston 
Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith Together by Merrill  Brace 
Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar 
Despair by Cynthia Angeles The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang 
Corazón Herido by Tony Lee Grief by Michael Hennessy 
Looking for Love by Bill Foote Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop 
Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
Maia by Jon Rettich N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang 
Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop 
STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
Rita by Will Maller Model by Robert Nizamov 
Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Absence by Matthew Smith 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Model by Robert Nizamov 
Identity Theft by R. Butler Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank 
Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price 
Mysterious by Ilene Skeen AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich 
Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles 
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith 
We Two by Michael Seif Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan 

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Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla Donna by Ilene Skeen 
Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann Spring by Martin Danjue 
Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan H2-O by Tony Lee 
Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank 
StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey With a twist by Sara Swan 
Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder 
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan 
Temps Tendu by Bill Foote STUDY 12 by William Thierfelder 
Torso 2 by Sara Swan side view by Sara Swan 
Smiling Man by Emily Stedman Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
Feet Up by Merrill  Brace Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King 
Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg Layers of Memory by Michael Seif 
N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith 
Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino 
Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen 
Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop Off Road Female by R. Butler 
Human Nature by Penelope Przekop Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen 
Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang December Night by Robin Kappy 
Blinder by Sima Schloss N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang 
Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria The Descent by Michael Seif 
Model by Robert Nizamov A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin 
Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla 
Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino