through the slides submitted by nearly 400 artists from
around the world, the panel of art professionals choosing
this small 18-person show found quality pieces that
represent a number of interests. If there is any common
thread, it is a tendency among many participants to
fragment - an approach that can make an emotional image
seem clinical and cool.
In as nod to new technologies, Dawn Samuelson's circular
painting is back lit with neon in a way that enhances
its organic images - they look like underwater algae
and seem to be in continuous motion.