Successful Wom*n: Executive Director and Founder of Art With A Heart, Randi Pupkin

Randi Pupkin is Executive Director and Founder of Art With A Heart, a visual arts organization in Baltimore, MD that takes art programs into the community: schools, shelters, group homes, community centers, recreation centers, hospitals, and senior facilities. She believes in the power of art as an important part of normal human growth and development … Continue reading Successful Wom*n: Executive Director and Founder of Art With A Heart, Randi Pupkin

Successful Wom*n: Graphic Designer, Artist and Mother, Gloria Aitken

Gloria Aitken is an artist and mother living and working in Jacksonville, Florida. Having the opportunity to travel to the area allowed me (Kirra) to meet with Gloria in person to chat about her work. We met at Word Revolt Gallery where her work was displayed along with¬† that of several other women artists in … Continue reading Successful Wom*n: Graphic Designer, Artist and Mother, Gloria Aitken

Successful Wom*n: Artist, Entrepreneur and Mother, Kirra Kimbrell

We (Rachel and Kirra) decided to include ourselves in this project in order for our readers to get to know us a little better and to define success for ourselves. I (Kirra Kimbrell) am a New Jersey based photographer and Momma, as well as co-founder of Mother Muse Co. I am primarily a photographer in … Continue reading Successful Wom*n: Artist, Entrepreneur and Mother, Kirra Kimbrell

Successful Wom*n: Artist, Claudia Sbrissa

We had the pleasure to speak with Claudia Sbrissa, visual artist, working with issues of identity and culture, and her engagement with materials, as well as art and design professor at St. John's University. Claudia was born in Canada and now has been living in New York City for over 15 years with her husband. We (Kirra and Rachel) have both had the pleasure to have Claudia Sbrissa as both professor and mentor. Claudia speaks with us on how her family and culture have influenced her career and what success means to her.