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Q&A with Baltimore-based artist and 2022 Sondheim Art Prize Winner James Williams II

James Williams II is a curator and interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses painting, sculpture and photography. He's the 2022 Sondheim Art Prize winner.

Q&A with New York Times Best selling author D Watkins

D Watkins is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Beast Side, The Cook Up, Where Tomorrows Aren’t Promised and We Speak for Ourselves.

Q&A with MICA Open Studies' Brandon Ball

Brandon Ball is a Designer Leader who provides creative problem solving and innovation strategy to clients. He partners with teams to craft and transform customer experiences. He lives and breathes design, combining his passion for the arts with business acumen.

Q&A with MICA Open Studies' Trish Moore

Patricia “Trish” Moore grew up in the Parkville area of Baltimore County and knew from an early age she wanted to be an artist. Moore who not only is a professional graphic designer for the University of Maryland Extension office, but she is also a part-time teacher at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore.

Q&A with MICA Open Studies' Ariana Parrish

Ariana Parrish is a trained architect, property manager, community activist, and artist.

Q&A with MICA Open Studies' Natovian McLeod

Natovian McLeod is an artist and educator working in Baltimore, MD.

Q&A with MICA Open Studies' Sabrina Dépestre

Sabrina Dépestre is the Director of Brand Marketing for Open Studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

House and Afro-beat DJ Jay Rags

Jay Rags is a deejay, poet, creative, promoter, and former coffee shop owner from Baltimore, now based in Medellin, Colombia. To hear him dj is to hear a soulful House, Afro-beat, & discofied funk.

Q&A with Austin-based Entrepreneur Alex Johnson

Alexandria Johnson is an Austin-based entrepreneur. She has built her professional career as an influencer partnership strategist, and her life’s work around her building her community, empowering black girls/women, and maintaining her family legacy as Austin business owners - Owners of Johnnies Antiques, the oldest remaining shop on east 6th street.

Q&A with Austin-based illustrator, graphic designer, and filmmaker Jon Garcia

Jon Garcia is an illustrator, graphic designer, and filmmaker from Austin, TX.

Q&A with Austin-based Entrepreneur, Creative Catalyst and Storyteller Chaka

Chaka is a storyteller through visual art, film/video, music, fashion, and events.

Q&A with Austin-based Writer & Essayist Jade Fabello

Jade Fabello is an Austin-based freelance writer. He has written for Texas Monthly, Austin Monthly, Thrillist, The Brown Journal of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Study Hall XYZ, Batshit Times, and more. He primarily writes personal essays about culture, art, grief, and love. With over 7+ years of experience in the field, he has interviewed Narcos actor Juan Riedinger, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina actress Tati Gabrielle, and Austin's first Black glam rockstar Bevis Griffin. He is the writer of “I love words and you.” a newsletter that covers the craft of writing. Jade was the senior print editor for Spark Magazine, a local Austin fashion publication. There he edited over 100 stories across four issues and led teams of writers through eight-week workshops covering voice and writing skills. Jade graduated as a Moody Dean Scholar with degrees in Journalism and Communication & Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin.

Q&A with CEO of Six Square in Austin Pamela Benson Owens

Pamela Benson Owens is the President and CEO of Edge of Your Seat Consulting, Inc and is also in her third year of serving as the CEO of Six Square.

Q&A with Visit Austin Visitor Services/Tour Ambassador Harrison Eppright

Harrison Eppright is a native Austinite, professional tour guide, historian and the Manager of Visitor Services/Tour Ambassador at Visit Austin.

Q&A with Olympic hurdler and Founder/CEO of Raasin in the Sun - Raasin McIntosh

Raasin McIntosh is the director of Parks & Placemaking for Downtown Austin Alliance, Olympic hurdler and Founder/CEO of Raasin in the Sun.

Conversations on arts & culture on The Truth In This Art Beyond: Austin, Texas (ATX)

The Truth in this Art Beyond is a spin-off of The Truth In This Art. Where the original series focused primarily on Baltimore, this series extends outside of Charm City to engage in artistically and culturally conversation and sharing rich stories from our favorite cities. As always, creativity matters here!

Q&A with Baltimore artist and curator Samantha Iaconi

Samantha Iaconi is an artist and curator born in Baltimore. She received her BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017. Her studio work is influenced by surrealism and American class culture. She researches iconic American imagery to explore the connection between past and present American culture. Her work has been exhibited at Hamilton Art Gallery, Baltimore Sound Stage, Studio 87, Maryland Art Place, and more.

Q&A with Intermedia Artist and UX/UI designer Chanan Delivuk

Chanan Delivuk is an intermedia artist trained in all things UI/UX design with a passion for equitable, accessible design. Her background includes work as an educator, she's a slum kid and a scholar.

Q&A with City Councilman for Baltimore's 3rd District Ryan Dorsey

Ryan Dorsey is the City Councilman for Baltimore's 3rd District.

Q&A with Restaurateur and co-owner fo Alma Cocina Latina Irena Stein

Irena Stein is a photographer, restaurateur, immigrant, sustainability advocate, and humanitarian whose spirit is deeply rooted in humanitizing society. Irena is the Co-Proprietor along with her husband Mark Demshak and executive chef David Zamudio of Alma Cocina Latina.

Q&A with Baltimore-based musician and owner of Station North Sound William Herman

William Herman is a musician, engineer & producer of Station North Sound. William believes in the record and in capturing the musical movement of the soul. Whether he's playing the role of engineer or producer, bringing an artists intentions into reality is the focus of his craft. He works in a variety of styles and genres.

Q&A with Executive Director at B&O Railroad Museum Kris Hoellen

Kris Hoellen is the Executive Director at B&O Railroad Museum. The B&O Railroad Museum is known as the birthplace of American railroading, and for good reason. It was here where the first stone of the railroad was laid, where the nation’s first mile of commercial railroad was constructed, and where the Mt. Clare Shops made innumerable contributions to the development of the rail industry.

Ana Rodney of MOMCares

Ana Rodney, Executive Director and Founder of MOMCares. MOMCares serves under-supported mothers with NICU experiences in Baltimore City by providing prenatal and postpartum doula care including transportation, advocacy, self-care opportunities, and nutritious meals to mothers and their families.

Dante Swinton of GRASS

Dante has a BA in Environmental Studies from Winthrop University and an MS in Nonprofit Management and Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Baltimore. He has been advocating for a transition to zero waste and away from trash incineration in Baltimore since 2015. Determined to make the city a better place for everyone, Dante ran for mayor of Baltimore from 2019 to 2020. Over the last couple of years, Dante has been developing a zero waste cooperative, Glass Recovery and Sustainable Systems (GRASS) Baltimore. It will be a makers and exhibit space with a mission to recover bottle glass, support entrepreneurial artists, and strengthen communities.

Kenya Miles of Blue Light Junction

Kenya Miles is the artist and alchemist behind Traveling Miles Studio and founder of Blue Light Junction, a natural dye studio, alternative color lab, retail space, dye garden and educational facility in central Baltimore.

Dion Bowen of Epic Art Universe

Dion Bowen is the Founder/Creative Chief Officer at Epic Art Universe.

Ashley Williams of Clymb

Ashley Williams is the Founder & CEO at Clymb.

Baltimore-based designer and owner of REUS Rodney Salvador

Rodney Salvador is the driving force behind REUS Laboratories. Established in Brooklyn, NY in 2018, REUS is a BIPOC-owned, high-fashion streetwear brand focused on sustainability and hand craftsmanship.

Iranian-born interdisciplinary artist Mojdeh Rezaeipour

Mojdeh Rezaeipour is an Iranian-born interdisciplinary artist who works primarily in mixed media, installation, and film. Her recent research and creative projects are excavations of material memory at the intersection of her own story and a collective diasporic story. She is a graduate of University of California Berkeley, where she studied architecture, and of Alt*Div, an alternative divinity school centering healing justice and art as spiritual practice. Her practice is process-led and adaptive at its core, bridging over a decade of Mojdeh’s work in the world as an architect, storyteller, and community organizer. In the past few years, her exhibitions and stories have appeared in publications and broadcasts such as The Washington Post, Washingtonian, BmoreArt, DIRT, Image Journal, WPFW, and The Moth Radio Hour. Mojdeh has worked at award-winning architecture firms in San Francisco, New York and Tokyo, and has exhibited nationally and internationally in a wide range of venues from DIY project spaces in Berlin to museums such as The Phillips Collection. She is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including The Studio Visit Fellowship at Takt Berlin (2018), Second Place at The Trawick Prize (2019), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship (2020), The Nicholson Project Artist in Residence (2020), VisArts Studio Fellowship (2021) and a Wherewithal Research Grant (2021). Mojdeh is currently based in Washington, DC, where she is a Studio Fellow with Henry Luce III Center for Art and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary.

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