ECHO CHERNIK has over fifteen years of experience as a professional commercial artist in the advertising field, and five years as an instructor of graphics and digital illustration at Pratt Institute, Westchester Community College, Marymount Manhattan, and Skidmore CCI. She specializes in art nouveay influenced poster design, advertisements, package design and book covers. She is currently working out of the studio in southwest Florida for a change of scenery and inspiration (from New York City). When not illustrating, she also enjoys 3D modeling, kick boxing, target shooting, studying Japanese, baking, and outings to the park with her daughters. Visit Echo’s website at echo-x.com.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #2
FRANCIS DENIS is a semi-professional French painter. One reviewer states emphatically: “Francis’ abstract figurative paintings evolve around the single theme of emotion. Everything in these mysterious works is centered around the humble and sad angst that the figures portray. How Francis does this is quite spectacular. Set on a single tone backdrop, an immediate mood is set by the colour of these bold platforms. The expressive brushwork uses contrasting tones and the white outline of his subjects creates an almost collage-like aesthetic. [His work] allows for a playful and engaging guessing game for the viewer.” Francis Denis Portfolio
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #9
ALLEN FORREST was born in Canada, bred in the U.S., and works in many mediums: oil painting, computer graphics, theater, digital music, film, and video. Allen studied acting at Columbia Pictures in Los Angeles, digital media in art and design at Bellevue College, receiving degrees in Web Multimedia Authoring and Digital Video Production. Forrest has created cover art and illustrations for literary publications: New Plains Review, Pilgrimage Press, The MacGuffin, Blotterature, and Under the Gum Tree. His paintings have been commissioned and are on display in the Bellevue College Foundation’s permanent art collection. Visit him online at allen-forrest.fineartamerica.com
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #12
NATHAN GARVISON is a creative person through and through. He sees every opportunity, large or small, as a chance for good design to happen. His heart lies in branding and corporate identity as well as editorial design. Type design is integral to everything he does. He is a recent graduate of Portland State University with a degree in graphic design, and resides in beautiful Portlandia. Nate can be found online at CMYKNate.com.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #2
IRA JOEL HABER is a sculptor, painter, book dealer, photographer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in USA and Europe and he has had nine one man shows including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum & The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. His paintings, drawings, photographs and collages have been published in over 100 on line and print magazines. He has received three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, two Pollock-Krasner grants, the Adolph Gottlieb Foundation grant and, in 2010, he received a grant from Artists’ Fellowship Inc.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #8
KATELIN KINNEY graduated from Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, IN with two BFA’s in fine art painting and fine art photography. She uses these two methods together to create digital paintings where photos begin to morph into surreal worlds of fantasy and conceptual dramatizations. Visit her online at KatelinKinney.com.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #9, #10, #11, #12
CHAD ROSEBURG is of possible Jewish descent. Superstition, Klezmer music and Chinese candy wrapper designs inform many of his artistic works. He is interested in the places at which art, music, technology and language intersect.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #2, #4, #5, #6, #7, #9, #10, #11, #12
DAVID SIMMER II is a graphic designer and world traveler residing in the Pacific Northwest of these United States. Any artistic talent he may have is undoubtedly due to his father making him draw his own pictures to color rather than buying him coloring books during his formative years. He is co-founder and art director of Thrice Fiction Magazine and blogs daily at Blogography.com.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12
RACHEL SLOTNICK is a painter and writer originally from Los Altos, California. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2010. Her work is on permanent display at the Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a muralist for the 35th, 46th and 47th wards, and her paintings will be displayed this August at Beauty & Brawn Gallery & Think Space. Recently published in Elimae Literary Journal, High Chair Poetry, and a finalist in the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards, look for her upcoming publications in Mad Hatter’s Review, and Tortoise Books. Rachel currently resides in Chicago where she works as Adjunct Faculty in art Studio and English at Malcolm X College, and the Illinois Art Institute. RachelSlotnick.com
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #11
CHRIS WALTON was born in the backwoods of Southern New Jersey and has been drawing monsters, robots and sexy dames for as long as he can remember. Sometimes for money. He now resides in Seattle with his wife who lovingly puts up with him, a dog who adores him and two cats who are still hedging their bets.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #10
HARRY WILSON is a retired professor of Art at Bakersfield College. His photographs have been exhibited and published widely, yet remain largely unknown. He likes to think that he is on the brink of a brilliant career, and that he has been there for 50 years. Visit him online at harrywilsonphoto.com
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #12
KYRA WILSON is an artist residing in Vermont with her family, and has been painting for over 20 years. Kyra tried going the expected career route in business, but ended up working in an office with flickering fluorescent lights, zero windows, way too many spreadsheets, and people with suspenders. She escaped, and embraced color and movement as her passion. Creating in Oils, Acrylic, and Watercolor, she works in a predominantly fantasy style, but visits the contemporary and even abstract realms on occasion! Kyra’s work can be found at Kyra Wilson Studio.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #10, #11, #12
CHRISTOPHER WOODS is a writer, teacher and photographer who lives in Texas. His work can be found at Christopher Woods Zenfolio.
• • • Apears in: Thrice Fiction #7
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