Francene J. Levinson

Francene J. Levinson

“There are challenges to creating modular paper sculptures that are like carving stone.” Interview by Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer Francene J. Levinson, who was born in Brooklyn, is a digital artist based in Portland, OR. She has transformed modular, three-dimensional origami into fine art. She draws inspiration from nature, with series on birds, oceans,…

WTP 2018 Winner: Alexander Klang

WTP 2018 Winner: Alexander Klang

“Analog technology is slower, and therefore allows for more of what I like to refer to as an ‘awareness’ while photographing.” Interview by Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer Alexander Klang is a photographer who was born in Dusseldorf and works in Berlin. He specializes in analog portrait photography. He is currently enrolled in a two-year…

WTP Artist: Sandrine Hermand-Grisel

WTP Artist: Sandrine Hermand-Grisel

Photography Inspired by Painting Interview by Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer Photographer Sandrine Hermand-Grisel grew up in Paris and London before relocating to the United States. She studied international law, then in 1997 decided to dedicate herself full-time to photography. Influenced by her late mother’s sculptures and her husband’s paintings and films, she worked on…

WTP Artist: Naomi Schlinke

WTP Artist: Naomi Schlinke

“Ink is unparalleled in its fluidity, staining intensity, and transparency.”­­ Interview by Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer Naomi Schlinke is a Texas-based artist, whose work has been exhibited at the Robert McClain Gallery in Houston, The Dallas Contemporary, Texas State University in San Marcos, D. M. Allison Gallery in Houston, Women and Their Work, D…

WTP Artist: David Quinn

WTP Artist: David Quinn

Finding Beauty and Drama in Long Island By Jennifer Nelson, WTP Feature Writer David Quinn is a self-taught photographer in Setauket, New York, who became interested in photography in his early fifties. He focuses mainly on creating landscape, flower, and nature images with an occasional venture into street and architectural pictures. In his artwork, he…