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.

Joy Paul | Joy Bethany Photography

I wanted to start a business and all I knew was that I wanted to spend my days doing something that I love. Photography has always been a passion of mine and although I was nervous to turn that passion into a full time business, I went for it and I’m so glad that I did! Read more>>

nezerat | Artist

Art to me is not a tool for money, or a tool for expression, it is the expression. Like how the bees dance and how the flora of the world have color, humans sing, dance, draw, and pretend. This extension of ourselves which wishes to express beyond logic is the only power I want to use and want to have. I want people to see this in one another again, to understand the art in each other, and to treat one another preciously as if they were precious art. Read more>>

Orlando Vega | Diseñador en el arte textil de la mola

Since I was a teenager, I was interested in creating all kinds of allegories and designs until the art of the mola came into my life. I fell in love with its vibrant colors and labyrinths around my designs. Here began my career as a designer of my own brand of molas from my Panama. Read more>>