(Buffalo, New York)
28" x 22"
Charcoal and pastel
Running among the rubble, she discovers to her delight, treasures among the ruins of the compound.
Juror's note: This work immediately caught our eye, with it's evocative and mysterious scene. The ominous airplane and the ruined buildings create a compelling tension and contrast with the carefree attitude of the young girl, and the scene overall is beautifully rendered with excellent texture and value control.