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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Tidal Rhythm detail by Christopher Smith Shattered in Black and White by Penelope Przekop 
Ryan's Ballet by Jacqui Morgan Twisted Limbs by Gil Conradis 
Red Hat #7 by Donelli J. DiMaria Corazón Herido by Tony Lee 
December Night by Robin Kappy Reflective Willingness by Angelique Moselle Price 
Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King STUDY 35 by WRT 
Torus by Michael Seif Balanced Vulnerability by Angelique Moselle Price 
Woman Standing by Carmiah  Frank Modern Woman By Window by Emily Stedman 
States of Mind by Chanit Roston El Cielo es el Límite by Tony Lee 
Eve's Fall by Cindy Sibilsky N*de St*dy -- WC1 by C. Charles Wang 
Model by Robert Nizamov Night Out New Hat by Sandy Ryan 
Figure 20051115_23 by Sandro La Ferla Flavors of Drapery by Jean Marcellino 
Antonia - standing. by Roger Cummiskey STUDY 21 by WRT 
Despair by Cynthia Angeles Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
Absence by Matthew Smith Blinder by Sima Schloss 
Human Nature by Penelope Przekop With a twist by Sara Swan 
Off Road Female by R. Butler Primal Block Party, All 4 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen 
Mysterious by Ilene Skeen Magical Flight by Chanit Roston 
Exposed in Chaos by Penelope Przekop Temps Tendu by Bill Foote 
Unconditional Self Knowing by Angelique Moselle Price Untitled by Michael Parker 
Eva y Mariela III by A. Galban Torso 2 by Sara Swan 
Night Bloom by Mollie Kellogg TINTERN'S MAN No. 8 by WRT 
Ryan Dissolving by Jacqui Morgan Intentional Openness by Angelique Moselle Price 
N*de St*dy 2010H by C. Charles Wang AVIVAS  (mutiple) by Jon Rettich 
Erik by Sara Swan Smiling Man by Emily Stedman 
Spring by Martin Danjue Bound by Judith Araujo-Volkmann 
Untitled #3 from the Smoke Series by Matthew Smith Blue Nude by Ilene Skeen 
Light of Heaven by Angelique Moselle Price Primal 1 by Kathy Ostman-Magnusen 

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H2-O by Tony Lee Reclining Muse by Peter Wong King 
A Mom's Tattoo by Tai Lin Blue Mood by Cynthia Angeles 
Study for Backstroke by Bill Teitsworth, NWS Adela_Z_4-18-10--4AC by Dan McCormack 
Sitting in the Light by Ilene Skeen Figure 2005_09_29_22 by Sandro La Ferla 
DANCING by A. Galban We Two by Michael Seif 
The sweetest smile by Jeremy Holton reclining 2 by Sara Swan 
Woman Looking Two Ways by Carmiah  Frank Chuck Alert by Ilene Skeen 
Looking for Love by Bill Foote Nude by Mary Ann Martinez 
The Descent by Michael Seif Layers of Memory by Michael Seif 
Donna by Ilene Skeen Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan 
Sleeping Jessica by Jean Marcellino Together by Merrill  Brace 
N*de St*dy 2009 A by C. Charles Wang Odalisque 57 by Jean Marcellino 
Kate_A_7-09-09--8BD by Dan McCormack Figure 2006_06_16_21] by Sandro La Ferla 
side view by Sara Swan Sunlit Peaks and Valleys by Cindy Sibilsky 
Khajuraho Lovers by Suhas Tavkar Feet Up by Merrill  Brace 
Simbiosis / Symbiosis by Tony Lee Grief by Michael Hennessy 
This is Liz_ detail by Christopher Smith Figure 2006_06_15_20 by Sandro La Ferla 
Large Woman With Fan by Emily Stedman The Other Twin by Janet A. Cook 
N*de St*dy IV by C. Charles Wang Audacious by Susan (SZN) Kraft 
Niki after 2nd child by Jacqui Morgan StickWoman 2 by Roger Cummiskey 
Brute Strength by Penelope Przekop N*de St*dy 2009 D by C. Charles Wang 
Rita by Will Maller Swimmer by Bill Teitsworth, NWS 
STUDY 17 by WRT Model by Robert Nizamov 
Maia by Jon Rettich All Curled Up by Jacqui Morgan 
Model by Robert Nizamov Nude 14 by Suhas Tavkar 
Kirliam by Tony Lee STUDY 12 by WRT 
Model by Robert Nizamov