Originally, novels were the source of my emotional and psychological inspiration. They were often the classics recommended to me by a friend who had taken me under his educational wing. During and after college I found I was able to supplement my visual education by finding artists books with good repros and informative text. That practice has continued till the present and has been supplemented by books that also catalog other visual interests. Archaeology, quilting, textile design and primitive textiles are some of the highlights. In the past 15 years I have also become interested in comics and their history. The comics seem to answer both my need for story as well as visual stimulation. The reading of the pictures and its different concepts of storytelling has kept alive my interest in pictorial art.
bio: Henry Wolyniec is a visual artist working and living in Portland Maine. His medium at present is relief printing and collage.