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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Off Road Female by R. Butler Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith 
Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee 
Spring by Martin Danjue TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by William Thierfelder 
Magical Flight by Chanit Roston States of Mind by Chanit Roston 
Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang 
Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla 
Human Nature by Penelope Przekop side view by Sara Swan 
Untitled by Michael Parker Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Rita by Will Maller Temps Tendu by Bill Foote 
Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  Kirliam by Tony Lee 
Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang 
Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey Erik by Sara Swan 
Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang 
Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King Together by Merrill  Brace 
Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
Absence by Matthew Smith Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman 
Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price Corazón Herido by Tony Lee 
Model by Robert Nizamov The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton 
Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla Blinder by Sima Schloss 
Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan STUDY 21 by William Thierfelder 
Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan 
December Night by Robin Kappy Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban 
DANCING by A. Galban Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino 
StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen 
Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith 
Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop 
Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft 

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AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich STUDY 35 by William Thierfelder 
Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank 
Mysterious by Ilene Skeen Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla 
Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price 
Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
Identity Theft by R. Butler Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria 
Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
Grief by Michael Hennessy A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin 
Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King We Two by Michael Seif 
Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang 
Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Model by Robert Nizamov 
H2-O by Tony Lee Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price 
Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky 
Layers of Memory by Michael Seif Torus by Michael Seif 
The Descent by Michael Seif Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen  
Nude by Mary Ann Martinez Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman 
Despair by Cynthia Angeles N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang 
Donna by Ilene Skeen Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan 
Maia by Jon Rettich Looking for Love by Bill Foote 
Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis Model by Robert Nizamov 
Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop 
reclining 2 by Sara Swan Smiling Man by Emily Stedman 
STUDY 17 by William Thierfelder Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino 
With a twist by Sara Swan Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar 
El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Model by Robert Nizamov 
Feet Up by Merrill  Brace