Artist Q&A, The Woven Tale Press

Q&A with John Humphries

John M. Humphries is an artist who grew up in Texas, and teaches architecture and interior design at Miami University in Cincinnati, OH. His artwork has been exhibited in Japan, Germany, the Czech Republic, and the United States. He has received several awards, including the Award of Distinction from the Interior Design Educators Council and the International Juror’s Award of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators. He serves as a fellow of the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and The Virginia Center for Creative Arts. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture from the University of Texas, Arlington.

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Artist Q&A, The Woven Tale Press

Inside the Studio: Fay Wood

Six years ago, artist Fay Wood and her husband sold their large, inspirational church in the Hudson Valley to a musician and artist. For over twenty years, she had lived and worked there, creating some of her finest artwork, and enjoying the wildlife and changes of the moon over the Catskills. But, as the couple aged into their mid-seventies, the building became too large and the four acres of gardens required too much maintenance.

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Artist Q&A, The Woven Tale Press

Q&A with Susan Centrick

Susan Cantrick is an American painter who lives and works in Paris, France. In 1997, due to chronic tendonitis, she left her career as a violinist to pursue visual arts studies in Paris for several years. During that time, she had her first solo exhibition in Paris, and in 2002 she established her studio practice there. In 2004, she attended a winter residency at the Vermont Studio Center, and in 2007 she had her second solo show in Paris. Since then she has shown regularly in solo and group exhibitions in France and the United States.  Her most recent solo exhibition, Impure Situation(s), at Le Pavé d’Orsay in Paris, featured fifteen works on canvas and paper. In September 2013, she received the Art Absolument prize at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris.  Private collectors in France, the United States, and Japan have acquired her work. Her work was exhibited at a group show at the Marylebone Crypt, London, in the summer 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Bennington College and a master’s from the Peabody Conservatory.

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Artist Q&A, The Woven Tale Press

Q&A with Amy Kanka Valadarsky

Amy Kanka Valadarsky is a photographer based in Even Yehuda, Israel. She was born in 1964 in Romania, where she spent the first eight years of her life before moving to Israel with her family. After graduating as a software engineer, she worked twenty-five years designing and implementing software solutions throughout the world. In 2014, she left the telecommunications industry, starting a new chapter as a fine art photographer.

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