While the show includes a broad range of conceptual and technical approaches, tradition prevails. Most of the artists are young and it is very encouraging to see how this old medium continues to be relevant and be embraced by one generation of artists after another. Much credit for this must be given to presses enabling such continuance and experimentation. Pixley and her Pickwick Independent Press are doing important work in that area.

"Selected Prints from Pickwick Independent Press" | through May 26 | at Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St, Portland | 207.780.0700 |  rosecontemporary.com

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