ARTIST STATEMENT: The Photography of Janice Wood Wetzel
Janice Wood Wetzel’s perspective on photography has been influenced by her profession as a social work educator and dean. For more than forty years, she has been committed to an international understanding of human rights and respect for the dignity and worth of all people. Those values are inherent in her photographs of the world’s people, architecture, and urban and rural scenes. Her extensive portfolio also includes images of New York City where she lives, as well as distinctive photographs from all over the United States and the world.
Janice’s work has taken her to virtually every region of the globe where she has had the opportunity to photograph patterns and places that evoke the spirit of each unique culture. An appreciation of their intrinsic elements of design, and her respect for their artistic contributions to the world is inherent in each picture, resulting in creatively memorable collections.
View selective photographs on her website: www.janicewoodwetzel.com