Thursday, October 20, 2016

Curators' Choice Awards for October 2016

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

Nominees for the N*de-of-the-Month were selected as Curators' Choice by the guest curator, Karin Skold, Independent Curator, Artist. 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, October 2016
Friday Morning in November by Robin Kappy of New York, NYFriday Morning in November
Figure drawn from life, charcoal and white pastel on Strathmore Artagain paper, 11/2013....[more]

Curators' Choice 2nd Place
Randy sitting by Peter Millward of Stamford, CTRandy sitting
Sturdy, shaven male nude, sitting....[more]
Color Pencil

Curators' Choice 3rd Place
Santa Tram by Jean Marcellino of New York, NYSanta Tram
Created at Spring Studio, December 2009...[more]
Color Pencil

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
5 Minute Sketch 1 by C. Charles Wang of VA5 Minute Sketch 1
Five minute sketch with Conte...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Artist Tools #2 by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NMArtist Tools #2
Oil painting on linen of artist's tool with drawing of female nude in the background....[more]

Photography Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Photo Art N*de-of-the-Month, October 2016
Moment of True Love by Guenter Knop of NYMoment of True Love
Mother and child connecting....[more]
Photography Silver Gelatin Print

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
The Gift by Tony Lee of PanamaThe Gift
A veces algo que parece un detalle tan sencillo, como una flor, puede generar en el ser que lo recibe sentimientos de amor,...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Nude by the Window by Ricardo Arnaldo of Miami, FLNude by the Window
Nude relaxing by the view of the street....[more]

All Media, Genres

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Best-of-the-Rest, October 2016
Connie by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NYConnie

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Portrait of Tram by Jean Marcellino of New York, NYPortrait of Tram
Created at Spring Studio, September 2012...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Rainbow Sky by Donelli J. DiMaria of Santa Fe, NMRainbow Sky
Oil painting of Santa Fe musician playing his accordion....[more]

Congratulations all!


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