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.

Parker Heath | Artist & Designer , BMX Rider , Model

I chose to pursue a career in the field of creativity because I was willing to accept the challenge of discovering a way to get other people to be as obsessed as I am about art. Art has changed my perspective about living life in so many positive ways, I knew that if I created a brand around the ideas that get me stoked about art, I could then have something that helped expand a reach to others, in hopes of returning the same inspiration I search for when in need of help. Read more>>

Madison Price | Event Stylist and Web Designer

I chose to pursue a creative career because it’s what comes naturally to me. I always wanted a career that didn’t feel like work, but I never felt strongly about any specific career paths. I tried pursuing careers in industries that sparked my interest, but I found many of the structures and expectations in those industries to be quite stifling. Read more>>

Mireya Marrero | Illustrator & Fine Arts Painter

From a young age, I have always been interested in the arts. I always had a reserved personality and art allowed me to creatively express myself. When I first arrived to the United States with my parents and as a Cuban immigrant, it was difficult for me to adapt to my new environment. Read more>>