Sunday, November 20, 2016

Curators' Choice Awards for November 2016

Curators' Choice Awards for November 2016
USA -- announces the winners of the November 2016 competitions. Grand prize winner is Tracey Padron, whose You Want Me 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, David Masello, Art writer & editor. All Barebrush curators have an opportunity to rank the Curators' Choice. Results are officially announced on the 20th of the month.

Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: N*de-of-the-Month, November 2016
You Want Me by Tracey Padron of ELGIN, ILYou Want Me
Small oil on panel of a young, confident male nude....[more]

Curators' Choice 2nd Place
It's Here Somewhere.... by Ilene Skeen of New York, NYIt's Here Somewhere....
Large format drawing. Robert over a box. Charcoal and brown conte....[more]

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

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
In the grass by Chanit Roston of NYIn the grass
Cool and free to be....[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
She is the Music by Penelope Przekop of Philadelphia, PAShe is the Music
This piece was created to be the cover art for musician Sean Suile's 2014 XPLOR album (Spain). His aim for creating the album...[more]

Photography Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Photo Art N*de-of-the-Month, November 2016
Indecision by Craig Sheely of Littlestown, PAIndecision
1995 Archival Inkjet Print ...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Hands and Feet by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NMHands and Feet
Not a fetish for me, but I do think hands and feet are more expressive than many people think, and I always photograph them...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
ASPECTS OF NARCISSUS NO. 7 by William Thierfelder of Portland, ORASPECTS OF NARCISSUS NO. 7
Part of a 17 photo series exploring the Greek myth of Narcissus....[more]

All Media, Genres

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Best-of-the-Rest, November 2016
Sleeping by Tracey Padron of ELGIN, ILSleeping
Self portrait with friend....[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
The Two by Jean Marcellino of New York, NYThe Two
Created at The Painting Group, July 2015...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
The Daydreamer by Peggy Dean of Croton-on-Hudson, NYThe Daydreamer
Man in a relaxed pose daydreaming....[more]

Congratulations all!

All lovers of new art can find beauty and inspiration in Barebrush because our online art calendars, selected by guest art professionals, feature new, contemporary art in all genres, including nudes.

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

The mission of Barebrush is to increase the awareness, acceptance and appreciation of the new art of today, demonstrating that new art is fun, and  that it is okay to enjoy the nude in art.

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