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Kwame Berry, filmmaker

I've always felt that art is my lifeline. I have fond memories of writing my first screenplays around the age of 12, and recruiting my neighborhood friends to act in my amateur movie productions during summer break. I had an ancient Read More
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Nicole Miller, painter

I fell in love with art when I was in the fourth grade. I made a statue of a woman out of clay, and then from there I didn’t do too much artwork until I got older, Then I fell in love with abstract art. you can never do anything wrong with Read More
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Antoine Fatout, Musician

As a kid growing up in Normandy, France, becoming a professional drummer was my biggest dream. As an adult, I realized that I had to come to the U.S. to understand where my instrument and the music that I love came from. I found Columbus Read More
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Shannon M. West, visual artist

“Art is the basis of my soul and my being. Being creative was something I never really had to try at; it just came naturally. I’ve always felt a strong connection with my body to the earth and its elements—being influenced by nature, the Read More
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JoAnn Holtrey, Painter

“I began drawing in elementary school, often being corrected for ‘wasting my time’ by teachers. I would draw scientific drawings to avoid their criticism, and eventually did my own thing without the need for their approval. I eventually Read More
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Tony Casa, musician

“'There's my baby!’ is what I say, every time the band van rolls back into the view of the Columbus skyline. The 614 has always been my love, my heart, my pride. This great city and its people have shown me that art is vital, and breaths Read More
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Trish Brady, portrait artist

Reflecting on my elementary school years, I can remember my first instruction in art. The teacher placed a box of Crayola crayons in front of me and I thought to myself, ‘I think I’m going to like this because I loved to color.’ The Read More
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Alexandra Fresch, glass artist

I’ve always had of love of theater and costuming, watching these extravagant combinations portray a story. Being influenced by the Victorian era and fashion, especially the extravagant accessories that are now only seen in period piece Read More
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Ruvane, musician

"When I was a child, my parents always encouraged me to delve into passionate pursuits without fear of failure or pressure of certain success. I decided, when I was 17 and fresh out of high school, that somehow I was going to perform music Read More
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Carol Walker, musician

“'Stop messing with your sister, you know how she is’ was the repeated mantra in our household. I was the youngest of five and the running joke was that I was to sensitive. I would burst into tears over the simplest of things. Secretly I Read More

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