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July/August 2013 Centerfold

Flying Coyotes Over the El Cortez Hotel, Reno, 2010 by Ann Tracy | Artscope Magazine
art: Flying Coyotes Over the El Cortez Hotel, Reno, 2010
artist: Ann Tracy
theme: Pop Art

This digital collage was created for NadaDada Motel, a zany artist-powered arts festival held the second weekend in June in various downtown motels in Reno, Nevada, as part of my Motel Variation series. I worked from a basis of chance and intuition in making this piece , which contains two manipulated self-portraits. In calling myself a digital alchemist, I’m trying to reference both a classical past and a forward-reaching future in which images with one meaning are combined with others to create new and poetic meanings. I’m a native New Englander who left in 1968 and returned from the West with a different point of view in 2011 to settle in Portland, Maine, and I show at Constellation Gallery in Portland’s Arts District.

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  • Jurors:
  • Lisa Dorin, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and the Curator of Contemporary Art At Williams College Museum of Fine Art
  • Alexa Adelson, Assistant Director of Adelson Galleries Boston
  • Lacey Daley, artscope email blast! editor