Clare Owen, 20s, Illustrator

From the archives: this interview with Clare originally appeared on the site on August 3rd, 2010. What is your name, age, and location? Hello, my name’s Clare Owen, I’m 24 and I live in the UK. What is your profession? I work for an ethical beauty company and am also an illustrator. Though I’m hoping … Continue reading »

Julie Morey, 50s, Chief Creative Officer

After studying art as an undergraduate, Julie Morey spent decades working as a designer, art director, and brand strategist. Then in 2007 she became one of the founders of Elastic Lab, a unique video production company that uses crowdsourcing and collaboration to experiment in production and distribution. She currently serves on Elastic Lab’s executive team … Continue reading »

Shannon Rankin, 30s, Visual Artist

I first discovered the stunning work of visual artist Shannon Rankin through Kickstarter – a crowdfunding platform that helps artists fund their creative endeavors. Shannon was successful with her drive, finding backers to cover her expenses for her first international solo exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany – which took place in December 2010. She was recently … Continue reading »