Exploring Authenticity and Justice through Art with Chloe Williams | Writing, Creativity, and Empowerment

Exploring Authenticity and Justice through Art with Chloe Williams | Writing, Creativity, and Empowerment

Embrace the journey with 'The Truth in This Art' podcast, hosted by none other than Rob Lee. Today our guest is Chloë Williams, an avid poet, and photographer hailing from Martinsburg, West Virginia, who is a vibrant presence in Towson, Maryland. After graduating with dual B.S. degrees in English: Writing and Electronic Media and Film from Towson University, she emerged as a versatile force, directing short films, writing novels, and holding leadership roles. Furthering her education, she embarked on a Master's in Professional Writing at Towson University. As a Digital Media Associate at the National Organization for Women and Administrative Assistant at Keystone Korner Baltimore jazz club, Chloë showcases her expertise. With her captivating poetry featured in publications like "Depression is What Really Killed the Dinosaurs," she is a skilled writer who embraces activism and creativity. Chloë's artistic journey is driven by her aspiration for justice and inclusivity, reflected in her master's pursuit.

In this talk, we navigate through:

  • The art of authentic writing, unveiling how aligning your passions with your work fosters a genuine resonance.
  • Dive into the podcast's discussion on embracing failure, as it uncovers the creative growth that emerges from crafting less-than-perfect pieces.
  • Delve into the podcast episode's tactile perspective on writing, shedding light on the kinetic magic that arises from physically molding and reordering words.
  • Join the podcast's exploration of art's essence, emphasizing the transformative potency of authenticity and emotion in forging connections that transcend the canvas.

You won't want to miss this enlightening conversation with Chloe as she shares her journey as an artist and activist. She discusses her love for the fantasy genre, her interest in Appalachian culture, and the importance of authenticity in art. Chloe also emphasizes the value of writing what you like and being open to exploring new ideas. She shares insights on her creative process and the importance of embracing failure as a means of growth.

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This program is supported (in part) by a grant from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.