Creative Mind - Room to Read

Creative Mind Episode 36: Illustrating Peace & Equality – Creating Diverse Children’s Books

On this episode of Creative Mind, we dive in the Room to Read book sprint that brought together diverse writers and illustrators from the United States to create 10 books in just four weeks.

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Creative Mind Podcast Episode 35 – Jess Velarde, Fine Art Painter

School of Fine Art MFA grad Jess Velarde talks about going back to school to become a fine art painter, proving that life as an artist can begin at any time.

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Creative Mind Podcast Episode 34 – Lucas Bononi Does Fine Art

“I actually had a situation where my mom had to come into the school because I was getting suspended for doing a Leonardo Da Vinci master copy."

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Creative Mind Podcast Episode 33: Craig Nelson – A Masterclass on the Working Artist

"Because we have learned, well, how to orchestrate marks that have meaning to someone else. We're creating magic.”


Diversity & You: Latino, Latina, or Latinx? They/ Them/Theirs?

With so many rules to know about political correctness, it's so easy to get lost in the maze. Photography school instructor Edwin Vargas helps shed light on a few of them in this Diversity & You…

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Creative Mind Podcast Episode 32: Caitlin VanArsdale on Storyboarding

“I think for a very long time animation has sort of been forced into the whole of this is kid stuff. And if you look at animation as a medium, instead of a genre it opens up the doors to do…

Women’s Day Series Presents: Chelsea Grays

“Your creativity is what’s valued. Skills can be taught but creativity is unique, so nurture your ideas and bring them to life or find people who can. Instinct is key.”

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Creative Mind Podcast Episode 31: Michelle ‘MRBBABY’ Ruby

"That's the magical thing about spray paint. I can actually paint a 30 foot by 60 foot, building faster than I could paint, a small, nine by 12 canvas I really could. " A Latina born and raised in…

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Women’s Day Series Presents: Mokshini

"Art and design is a visual representation of the world around us, having all voices heard is essential in communicating a holistic view on how we see it."

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Women’s Day Series Presents: Élan Hawkins

"Art and design, to an extent, are created to evoke emotion, whether that is through the first reaction or through a long-lasting effect. As long as people are able to express themselves using an…