Elisha Shapiro is a multi-hyphenate creative who grew up in Los Angeles—but instead of being drawn to the glamourous side of Hollywood, he veered toward the one-of-a-kind creative artists of the city. Elisha talks about his creative influences, finding your own community, and his new book, LA Freak.
Tell me about growing up in Los Angeles and how you got into the creative scene? My family moved to Los Angeles when I was in the 6th grade. It was the 60’s and even though we w
By Carin Chea As a veteran lawyer and, recently, a published author, Julia Sullivan will tell you that her journey as a writer started approximately 21 years ago when she visited the historical and awe-inspiring Big Hole Battlefield in Wisdom, Montana, where one of the most brutal scenes from the Nez Perce War of 1877 unfolded. However, within minutes of speaking with her, it became clear that Sullivan’s journey really started much earlier, at the age of 10, when she witness
Just merely talking with Habiba Zaman made me leave the conversation feeling seen and heard. Her desire to learn more about people’s shared humanity, her curiosity for the world, and her commitment to healing herself and others has led Habiba to not only become a trauma therapist but now a published author. We talked about her book Beautifully Bare, Undeniably You and so much more.
Can you tell me about your background?
I have a pretty colorful background. I was born here b
Making a career out of a passion can be a tall order. For digital designer Marta Klopf, making a career out of her passion wasn’t just about creating art, but rather, created specifically for organizations and campaigns she believes in. In the following Interview, Marta discusses some of her most exciting projects, how she got into design, and what she hopes to accomplish moving forward.
Can you talk about how you got into graphic design and digital art?
I always enjoyed a