Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Curators' Choice Awards for September 2016

Curators' Choice Awards for September 2016
New York, NY. - Barebrush.com announces the winners of the September 2016 competitions. Grand prize winner is Robin Kappy, whose Friday Morning Pose is on the front page of barebrush.com for the month of October.

Nominees for the N*de-of-the-Month were selected as Curators' Choice by the guest curator, James Patrick Reid, Artist & Art Lecturer. All Barebrush curators have an opportunity to rank the Curators' Choice in their own special poll. Results are officially announced on the 20th of the month.

Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: N*de-of-the-Month, September 2016
Friday Morning Pose by Robin Kappy of New York, NYFriday Morning Pose
Figure drawn from life, pencil on Strathmore Art Again paper, 02/10/2012....[more]
Charcoal/carbon



Curators' Choice 2nd Place
Perhaps Rainbow by Jacqui Morgan of New York City, NYPerhaps Rainbow
Here is an accomplished actor and health professional who is a great artist model. The shadow includes her entire body and...[more]
Watercolor



Curators' Choice 3rd Place
Pascal by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NYPascal
Watercolor painted from life....[more]
Watercolor



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Composed by Dennis Young of New Castle, DEComposed
Pastel painting of the model, composed and confidently poised for her studio appearance....[more]
Pastel



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Redhead by Ilene Skeen of New York, NYRedhead
Acrylic on card. Created 2010....[more]
Acrylic




Photography Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Photo Art N*de-of-the-Month, September 2016
Classic by Guenter Knop of NYClassic
the comparison holds up...[more]
Photography



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Mermaid by Martin Danjue of NYMermaid
Statue in a fountain, Doral, Florida....[more]
Photography



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Melissa's Profile by Craig Sheely of Littlestown, PAMelissa's Profile
2014 Archival Inkjet Print ...[more]
Photography




All Media, Genres

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Best-of-the-Rest, September 2016
Marianne by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PAMarianne
This drawing is my attempt at the beauty and softness of a timed and aged face...[more]
Graphite



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
WATTS SPRAWLED A616 by Jon Rettich of New York, NYWATTS SPRAWLED   A616
My son's other cat...[more]
Color Pencil



Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Thames by Marie-Paule Martin of New York City, NYThames
Oil painting....[more]
Oil


Congratulations all!


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