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Suzan Bradford Kounta, dancer/choreographer

"Everyone has a defining moment that shapes their future. I was always a 'dancing machine' and increasingly aware of embracing my African culture. My defining wake-up bell rang when as a young adult, I found myself on the shores of West Read More
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Daric Gill, visual artist

"Hold the door for everyone. Make eye contact when you listen. Money should be a side effect of doing a job you love. Authority is earned. Go outside. Do the best you can, when you can. View vulnerability and tenacity with equal Read More
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Samantha Parker Salazar, visual artist

Graffiti sprawled across freight trains whirring by, the blur of colors and abstraction of lettering through movement, the holes in my grandmother’s crocheted table cloth masked by layers of plastic and patterned textile coverings, an Read More
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Roger J. Williams, visual artist

"I always had my eye on the prize—the prize being to invent original art, near or over the contemporary edge, in the world arena and to be recognized for it. That’s the hardest thing to do. I am a postmodernist artist turned Read More
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Jackie Ayres, fiber artist

"When you are married to a Columbus police officer, you get to see a different side of the city you live in. You have an awareness of things that you might not have even given a second thought to since they don’t affect your daily life. Read More
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Melinda Rosenberg, visual artist

"I was just barely tall enough to see the fruit bowl on the table. Intrigued, I noticed that the rim was an ellipse rather than a circle. I grabbed a paper and pencil and drew the ellipse. This was the first time I saw myself as different Read More
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Susie Newman, writer

"Art is the discovery of who you are meant to be. I am a writer. I was born with a natural fascination for people and a vivid imagination. As a child, instead of one imaginary friend, I created a village of fictional characters to play Read More
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Said Oladejo-Lawal, visual artist

"I started drawing from an early age; making efforts to project senses out of stick figures and engender a distinct sense of emotionality as necessary. My Father was a contractor who specialized in painting and decoration through whom I Read More
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Allan Phells, performer & visual artist

"Music, dance, and art has been in me since I was a kid. Upon seeing Michael Jackson’s Thriller (along with Jackson’s iconic Motown 25 performance with the debut of the moonwalk), I knew from that moment, that dancing would forever change Read More
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Tony Anderson, musician

"There is something uniquely gratifying about being the first to identify that special something in a student, an artist or a record, and sharing that observation with the rest of the world! The adrenalin rush that comes from seeing talent Read More