A Juried Selection by David Masello, Art writer & editor

June 2015

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Tender by Sandy Ryan
Ponderer by Peggy Dean
Twisted Torso by Larry Scaturro
Laura by Bruce Erikson
Woman draped with white shirt by Peter Millward
Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan
Portrait of Walter by Jay Ryan
Leaning Back by Kenneth Vonderberg
"Boy in Garden" by Pacifico Palumbo
The Dancers by Darlene Kuhne
Farm Hand II by Richard Bulman
La Flemande by Lue Isaac
SANJAY STUDY 10 by William Thierfelder
Fireflies by Tina Johnston
Esther by Seonyoung Kim
Why Does She Get a Face and I Don't? by Penelope Przekop
The Separation by Ione Citrin
A Tender Moment by Ilene Skeen
Melting Light by Jerry Ralya
Meditating by Hector Olvera, Etor
Leaning Lilliyana by Jean Marcellino
Back by Dan Simoneau
Passion Changes by Guadalupe Herrera
Figure Model Paris No. 2 by Chuck Miller
Nude by Thomas Stevens
EVE by guy delaroque
Persian Rug #3 by Donelli J. DiMaria
Corset by Laura Warburton
Back Balance by Linda Streicher
Reflections by David Schulz

Art Nudes: Jewels for June -- Guest curator, David Masello is executive editor of Milieu, a national print magazine about design. Mr. Masello writes about art and culture for the New York Times, Town & Country (where he was senior editor), Fine Art Connoisseur, American Arts Quarterly, and many other periodicals. In addition, Mr. Masello is the author of two books: Architecture Without Rules: The Houses of Marcel Breuer and Herbert Beckhard, and New York's 50 Best Art in Public Places.

When asked to provide a personal statement for the June 2015 art selection, Mr. Masello wrote:

What I'm seeking this month are works that people would want to look at and, ideally, own.

Mr. Masello selected three Curators' Choice nominees for June, (starred dates in the list): 1* Tender (oil) by Sandy Ryan of Kew Gardens, NY; 10* The Dancers (acrylic) by Darlene Kuhne of Arvada, CO; 14* Fireflies (watercolor) by Tina Johnston of New York.

Artworks making their calendar debut: 13. Eight artworks are being retired, having now appeared in three calendars: Reflections by David Schulz of Middletown, CT; Corset by Laura Warburton of Toronto, Canada; Apollo in the Sky by Jacqui Morgan of New York City, NY; Laura by Bruce Erikson of Maineville, OH; Back by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WI; Persian Rug #3 by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NM; Nude by Thomas Stevens of Hillsborough, NC; Passion Changes by Guadalupe Herrera of Houston, TX.

Art for this calendar comes from 14 states, Mexico, France and Canada.

The 30 artists represented in June, 2015, in day order are: 1* Sandy Ryan, 2 Peggy Dean, 3 Larry Scaturro, 4 Bruce Erikson, 5 Peter Millward, 6 Jacqui Morgan, 7 Jay Ryan, 8 Kenneth Vonderberg, 9 Pacifico Palumbo, 10* Darlene Kuhne, 11 Richard Bulman, 12 Lue Isaac, 13 William Thierfelder, 14* Tina Johnston, 15 Seonyoung Kim, 16 Penelope Przekop, 17 Ione Citrin, 18 Ilene Skeen, 19 Jerry Ralya, 20 Hector Olvera, Etor, 21 Jean Marcellino, 22 Dan Simoneau, 23 Guadalupe Herrera, 24 Chuck Miller, 25 Thomas Stevens, 26 guy delaroque, 27 Donelli J. DiMaria, 28 Laura Warburton, 29 Linda Streicher, 30 David Schulz.

Each of the artists selected for the calendar receives two (2) complimentary listings. Three artists, indicated by asterisks (*), are nominated for the Curators Choice Awards. Curators’ Choice nominees receive 8 additional complimentary listings. All the Barebrush curators have an opportunity to view and judge the art. The top artist receives an additional prize. Winners announced July 1st.

The Barebrush Provenance for each artwork is viewable by clicking on the calendar thumbnail (above) or on the caption under the artwork from each artist’s Barebrush Gallery page. The Barebrush program of retiring artworks that have been selected for three calendars is designed to encourage all artists to show their best new work and keep their online galleries fresh and interesting.

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*Curators' Choice nominee, selected by the Guest Curator.

Winners below:
(winner, day, prize)

Curators' Choice

Sandy Ryan (1), +16 points
Honorable Mention:
Tina Johnston (14)
Darlene Kuhne (10)



Congratulations all!



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