Interviews: Artists

Meet many of the artists that appear in our Woven Tale Press magazine.  Most interviews will link to the issue where their works appear. If you are interested in their work, we are happy to put you in touch.

WTP Artist: Amy Cheng

WTP Artist Amy Cheng talks combining Eastern and Western heritage in her paintings, the role teaching plays in her art, and her recent foray into public art.

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Amy Bennett

Jennifer Nelson interviews painter Amy Bennett, whose small-scale paintings are modeled after miniature 3-D models she creates.

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Henry Jackson

“To remain a curiosity is one of the things that can make a work of art successful.” Abstract paintings by Henry Jackson appear in WTP Vol. VII #6

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Liz Nielsen

“Like Monet studied the light on the haystacks and painted them over and over at different times of the day, I’ve been creating photograms that have the same shapes but shifting and changing light.” Liz Nielsen speaks to her photograms, appearing in Vol. VII #3.

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Francene J. Levinson

“When joined, it has a beautiful, textural, flowing, dynamic strength which I find inspiring.” Francene J. Levinson shares behind the scenes of her modular paper sculpture, inspired by the Chinese Zhe Zhi art of paper folding.

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Jen Bradley

“Drawing has become an intuitive way to process information and concentrate for me.” Jen Bradley’s stunning gorilla portraits appear in WTP Vol. VII #6.

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WTP Artist: Laurie Borggreve

WTP artist Laurie Borggreve’s sculptures often involve hundreds of small pieces creating one installation.

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WTP Artist: Francesca Tabor-Miolla

“Contemporary Expressionist is what I like to call myself, after all, I am a woman of today and am expressing myself!”

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WTP Artist: Susan Clinard

Susan Clinard’s expressive sculpture has appeared in the former White House, the city of Bridgeport, and April’s WTP magazine.

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WTP Artist: Richard Malinsky

Interview with WTP Artist (now WTP Editor), painter Richard Malinsky.

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Amy Bennett

Jennifer Nelson interviews painter Amy Bennett, whose small-scale paintings are modeled after miniature 3-D models she creates.

Jen Bradley

"Drawing has become an intuitive way to process information and concentrate for me." Jen Bradley's stunning gorilla portraits appear in WTP Vol. VII #6.

Henry Jackson

"To remain a curiosity is one of the things that can make a work of art successful." Abstract paintings by Henry Jackson appear in WTP Vol. VII #6

John M. Humphries

Painter, architect, and interior designer John M. Humphries on how his different mediums of work inform each other, the challenges of watercolor, and his exploration into ceramics.

Susan Cantrick

Susan Cantrick creates digital montages from photographs of her completed paintings to create studies for new works. Behind her work, a fascinating hybrid of the tactile of painting and then the digital.

Liz Dexheimer

"I’ve always been interested in suggesting a sense of place, the timelessness of the natural landscape, the interplay of the ephemeral and the enduring in the natural world."

Helen Cantrell

Arts Editor Richard Malinsky spends time with WTP artist Helen Cantrell, exploring her early beginnings, influences, and her recent successes. Cantrell's paintings appear in WTP Vol. VII #4.

Liz Nielsen

"Like Monet studied the light on the haystacks and painted them over and over at different times of the day, I’ve been creating photograms that have the same shapes but shifting and changing light." Liz Nielsen speaks to her photograms, appearing in Vol. VII #3.

Francene J. Levinson

"When joined, it has a beautiful, textural, flowing, dynamic strength which I find inspiring." Francene J. Levinson shares behind the scenes of her modular paper sculpture, inspired by the Chinese Zhe Zhi art of paper folding.

Amy Kanka Valadarsky

"After twenty-five years of creating intangible software products, I felt the need to do something concrete and creative, use my hands not just my head." WTP artist Amy Kanka Valadarsky shares her journey to photography and behind the scenes of her process.