Saturday, May 20, 2017

Curators' Choice Awards for May 2017

Curators' Choice Awards for May 2017 announces the winners of the May 2017 competitions. Grand prize winner is Seonyoung Kim, whose Bule is on the front page of for the month of June.

Nominees for the N*de-of-the-Month were selected as Curators' Choice by the guest curator, D.S. Wade, Curator and Artist. All Barebrush curators have an opportunity to rank the Curators' Choice. Results are announced on the 20th of the month.

Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: N*de-of-the-Month, May 2017
Bule by Seonyoung Kim of Woodside, NYBule

Curators' Choice 2nd Place
Henry Leaning on His Cane by Jean Marcellino of New York, NYHenry Leaning on His Cane
Created at Spring Studio, August 2011...[more]

Curators' Choice 3rd Place
Vendemiaire by Bruce Erikson of Cincinnati, OHVendemiaire
A depiction of the personification of autumn months, named after the French Republican calendar: Vendemiaire....[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Reclining nude couple by Peter Millward of Stamford, CTReclining nude couple
Reclining nude girlfriend and boyfriend on Gray Canson pastel paper...[more]
Color Pencil

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Jeremiah by Emily Stedman of New York, NYJeremiah
Young man with big eyes...[more]

Photography Art of the Nude

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Photo Art N*de-of-the-Month, May 2017
Rooted 2 by Peter Wong King of Cochiti Lake, NMRooted 2
On a tree at the Kasha Katuwe Tent Rocks slot canyon, in beautiful New Mexico. Combining different forms of nature's beauty,...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Kirliam by Tony Lee of PanamaKirliam
Una imagen es capturar un momento en la historia y cada historia refleja un hecho que captura el precio de la pasiƃ³n por lo...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
TINTERN 9 by William Thierfelder of Portland, ORTINTERN 9
A portrait of Milo inspired by the mood of Wordsworth's poem TINTERN ABBEY...[more]

All Media, Genres

Curators' Choice 1st Place: Best-of-the-Rest, May 2017
Hugh the Marquis by Mateus Costa of Cheltenham, PAHugh the Marquis
Portrait done with charcoal and white chalk on toned paper. He had a wonderful head of hair...[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Three Views of Gazelle by Jacqueline Saunders of Burke, VAThree Views of  Gazelle
I sat below Gazelle and painted her from three positions to capture her full personality and spirit....[more]

Curators' Choice Honorable Mention
Three Pears and a Vase by Alex Tolstoy of McLean, VAThree Pears and a Vase
Three pears and a vase of brown leaves...[more]

Congratulations all!


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