While taking a test or an exam on a rainy day your attention may be distracted by sunrays conquering the grayness. We use dots to mark our answers, and suddenly we may realize how dots may serve other purposes: to organize, summarize, categorize, inform, order, and position, to say nothing about small dots of rain gathering on window panes. The pattern they create travel as we do through our progress.
Anna Ursyn, PhD, is a professor and Computer Graphics Area Head at the University of Northern Colorado. She combines programming with software and printmaking media, to unify computer generated and painted images, and mixed-media sculptures. Ursyn had over 40 single juried and invitational art shows, participated in over 200 fine art exhibitions, including musea, such as over dozen times at the SIGGRAPH Art Galleries, and travelling shows, Louvre, Paris, NTT Museum in Tokyo (5000 texts and 2000 images representing XX Century), and Virtual Media Network, (the largest moving image outdoor display in Dallas Texas). Research and pedagogy interests include integrated instruction in art, science, and computer art graphics. She published articles and artwork in books and journals. Since 1987 she serves as a Liaison, Organizing and Program Committee member of International IEEE Conferences on Information Visualization (iV) London, UK, and Computer Graphics, Imaging and Visualization Conferences (CGIV). She serves as Chair of the Symposium and Digital Art Gallery D-ART iV, 1997-now. Anna has published six books and book chapters. Her work was selected to be send to the Moon by NASA as a part of the MoonArc Project by Carnegie Melon University. Website: Ursyn.com. email@example.com