Monday, December 01, 2014

Curators' Choice and Popular Voting Results for November 2014

Curators' Choice and Popular Voting Results for November 2014

New York, NY. - announces the winners of the November 2014 competitions. Grand prize winner is Victoria Coyle, whose Marysol I is on the front page of for the month of December.

Nominees for the N*de-of-the-Month were selected as Curators' Choice by the guest curator, Angela Nacol, Independent Curator & Collections Mgr. All Barebrush curators have an opportunity to rank the Curators' Choice in their own special poll. Winners determined by a statistical combination of the curators and popular votes. The My Fav N*de, My Fav PhotoArt N*de and The Peoples’ Choice poll winners are based on popularity.

Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: N*de-of-the-Month, November 2014
Marysol I by Victoria Coyle of South Wales, United KingdomMarysol I
Hung on a pivotal cross-thread allowing the viewer to physically rotate the image to suit their personal preference... ...[more]
Drawing|graphite|mixed Media

Curators' Choice 2nd Place
Marlo Lost in Stripes by Jean Marcellino of New York, NYMarlo Lost in Stripes
Created at Spring Studio, February 2014....[more]

Curators' Choice 3rd Place
The Beach by Emily Stedman of New York, NYThe Beach
Transparent watercolor on 300 lb paper. This watercolor painting was chosen for inclusion in The Seattle Erotic Art...[more]

The Public Polls:

My Favorite Nude 1st Place
Maria Asleep by Christian Beels of New York, NYMaria Asleep
Another experiment with drapery imparting motion and life to the figure....[more]

My Favorite Nude 2nd Place
In Line by Terry Hinkle of St. Louis, MOIn Line
I started creating an Angel for a client and in the process of finishing the piece I loved this so much that I didn't add the...[more]
Mixed Media

My Favorite Nude 3rd Place
Sharon by Darryl King of Pensacola, FLSharon
Nude portrait, acrylic on canvas...[more]

My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 1st Place
Legs with Rose by BlindWolf Photography, T. F. McDonald of Lexington, KYLegs with Rose
Softness lines and angles of the feminine. 48" x 32" original signed by the artist with a Certificate of Authenticity from...[more]

My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 2nd Place
Extincion by Tony Lee of PanamaExtincion
Muchas expecies adoptan posiciones que consideramos extra├▒as, pero para ellos son posiciones basicas de supervivencia....[more]

My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 2nd Place
La Bella Donna 2 by Peter King of Cochiti Lake, NMLa Bella Donna 2
Quote from Kate Angell, Outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates." Working with model, Donna, a few times, was to...[more]

My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 2nd Place
Linear Curves by Andrew Cromwell of Toronto, CANADALinear Curves
Photographic Image. Here we see the angles, lines and curves of the female body that have captivated the male artistic mind...[more]

My Favorite PhotoArt Nude 3rd Place
Draped by Paul Callahan of Wauwatosa, WIDraped
A beautiful woman, framed by the doorway and draped with an antique shawl, eyes downcast in shyness, uncertain of the...[more]

The Peoples’ Choice 1st Place
Seductive by Hector Olvera, Etor of Mexico, MexicoSeductive
Ask for details, price is negotiable. Contact artist directly: Year: 2011 Original painting, oil...[more]

The Peoples’ Choice 2nd Place
Michael by Dan Simoneau, ISAP of Kenosha, WIMichael
Michael is another in my series of dramatically lit watercolor portraits painted rather close up similar to Chuck Close's...[more]

The Peoples’ Choice 3rd Place
Esther by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NYEsther
Oil on panel, 2013...[more]

Congratulations all!


Barebrush shows contemporary art of all genres, media and styles in three online, monthly art contests. Guest NYC curators select the art, looking for meaning, emotional impact and skill. Barebrush helps worthy artists win recognition and prizes.

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