We asked some of the most creative folks we know to open up to us about why they chose a creative career path. Check out their responses below.
Chloe Baldwin | Professional Actor, Fight Choreographer, & Creative Consultant
I’ve always known that I want to spend as much of my time, as much of my life as possible, creating, and the thing that’s always sparked my curiosity and creativity is people. I love people and all of their complications and relationships and how we affect each other, and that brought me really naturally to acting, and then all of the things that followed: fight choreography, marketing, filmmaking, writing, & consulting. In a way, they’re all separate, but they’re all offshoots of the same drive to tell stories and understand people better. Read more>>
Eri Kurshan | Frontman of metal band The Supposed
Pursuing music is something that started in my childhood. While I have thought about other careers along the way, music was just something I always assumed I’d do on some capacity. And the reason is because it’s just too much a part of who I am not to pursue it. I live and breathe music, I always hear new sounds in my head that own mind creates, and often times I have no idea where the ideas even came from. To say music is a passion is even somewhat of an understatement. It feels more like my purpose. So even though a career in music isn’t usually the highest paying job, if I didn’t at least attempt to be successful at it, I would feel empty, and like I wasn’t doing what I’m supposed to be doing in this world. Read more>>
Josselyn Guevara | Fashion Designer
I love designing and creating and fashion of course has always been my passion. I grew up creating and designing clothes for my dolls and then for myself so I always had this love for design so since I was a little girl I knew I wanted to pursue a career in fashion. I graduated from the Miami International University of Art & Design in 2019 with a degree in Fashion Design and then launched my brand in 2020. Read more>>