The Heroine’s Journey of Roberta Maddalena

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I draw, everyday is different and every drawing brings me in a different world, I meet a lot of people. I love it. And when I play music and do sound design I discover endless worlds inside me. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Vanessa Castelao

What is the best thing that I love about my work?Freedom. Being able to work anywhere, any time. That doesn’t mean I work any less, but I can prioritize, my kids, for instance, always have the priority, and catch up on my work in the evening. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Appreciating what you…

The Heroine’s Journey of Krisjan Klenow

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Creating something, in any medium for me is a necessity. The process is my friend when I feel that I have none. In photography it is a way of telling multiple stories it is a projection, or intimate narrative for someone else and rediscovery…

The Heroine’s Journey of Nikki D. May

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love my use of line and the figure combined with patterns of plants and animals. I love working with encaustic, a beautiful sensual medium that is perfect for tying together my collections of found papers and objects, drawings and photographs into deep mysterious pieces…

The Heroine’s Journey of Anna Alexis Michel

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Doing what I love. I’m a visual Artist, photographer, but also writer, director, producer. There is no limit. Just being creative, my job is just to make my dreams come true. I’ve got an idea during the night, or just talking with someone, or just…

The Heroine’s Journey of Cristiana Paternò

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Writing. Watching movies and then writing. Meeting people and then writing. Trying to catch the very essence of a work or a person in my own words.  What is my idea of perfect happiness? Living the present moment with my whole spirit and body. Singing in…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalya Aikens

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  The materials that I get to touch and manipulate; the speed of machine stitching and the slow meditative nature of hand stitching. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Having hours of uninterrupted studio time where the work is flowing effortlessly and a loving…

The Heroine’s Journey of Florence Egasse

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love the freedom of being able to plan my day the way I want to and having the flexibility to balance my work with my family life. I also truly cherish the luxury to be as creative as I want to be. What…

The Heroine’s Journey of Erika Lizee

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  I love that with the illusions in my installations, I can create an experience for viewers that plays with their perceptions. In the creation of this work, I love that it challenges me in a variety of ways. With each project I try to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Mary Franzese

What is the best thing that I love about my work? What I love the most is the possibility to work with motivated and skilled people for bringing a new life-saving medical device on the market. Neuron Guard, in fact, is a startup that is developing a connected platform to revolutionize the treatment of brain…

The Heroine’s Journey of Elisabeth Condon

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The sense of discovery in pouring paint and combining ink, glitter and pumice with acrylic pours. I never know where the pours or the painting will go; the movement of paint determines every next step. I love the process in figuring out how to wrest space from spills of color, whether the space in a pattern or landscape. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Ease. When the tip of…

The Heroine’s Journey of Singwan Chong Li

What is the best thing about my job? I like especially the first part of the process, that is to say when I go to buy magazines, and then when choosing the cuts, immediately appear thousands of ideas, that are coming together like a bank of images that later I will choose to realize a…

The Heroine’s Journey of Stephanie Marihan

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The versatility and how can I change the work field easily. I’ve never been bored. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The perfect balance between personal and working life, and sometimes how this can be a symbiosis. What is my greatest fear? Let important phases in…

The Heroine’s Journey of claRa apaRicio yoldi

What is the best thing that I love about my work? When I work on my video art pieces I love the whole creative process: From when the first idea or concept appears and how this idea is in my head sometimes for years until I feel ready to start working on it. Then, night and…

The Heroine’s Journey: Your One Great Story

I will take you on a journey of discovery to provide a fascinating answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of ‘basic stories’ in the world.   And more interesting even a small number of stories you tell yourself to yourself, about yourself. Travelling along a wealth of stories,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Daniela Vitale

What’s the best thing I like about my job? The best thing I like about my work is the creation, whether it is a season collection or tailor-made dress. For the collection, I start from an inspiration that is always a different culture of the world, joining my second passion that is the travels, I document,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sabrina Ramacci

What is the best thing that I love about my work? RAMI (Rescued Archive Memories Initiative) is a project about our memories. So, first of all I love letting people understand how important their family memories are. I love the exact moment they wipe away the dust from diaries or letters and decide to give…

The Heroine’s Journey of Natalie Holland

What is the best thing that I love about my work?  No matter how times I’ve done it, the ability to transform a thought or an idea into an image on canvas is still like magic for me. I love this process: creating something out of nothing. And then of course, the freedom to decide when and how much…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dot Bekker

What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work for over a decade has been working with Entrepreneurs which I truly love.  Entrepreneurship brings people such a feeling of independence and freedom.  However, right now I am working on returning home to my country of birth, Zimbabwe.  I am planning to…

The Heroine’s Journey of Lynsey Baxter

What is the best thing that I love about my work?    I love seeing changes in people.  When I know that I have helped someone to get past a block or overcome something that has been stopping them from moving on with their life, the feeling is amazing. What is my idea of perfect…

The Heroine’s Journey of Giorgia Soresina

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love books and children very much, but what fills my heart is seeing a dreaming child, astonished, passionate about a book that I read to him. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The freedom to be myself and to be accepted as…

The Heroine’s Journey of Dominique Cozette

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The surprise it gives me when it is finished because it’s always different from all I could believe in starting it. Specially concerning the novels I write. What is my idea of perfect happiness? I’m not a fan of perfection, I guess it can…

The Heroine ‘s Journey of Graceann Warn

What is the best thing that I love about my work? To be able to turn thoughts that come from poems, songs or even just words into physical entities is magical for me. I never get over it. What is my idea of perfect happiness? There are many things: a full work day with no interruptions,…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sharliah Balhmar

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – I get to transform people to make them look beautiful or horror with my free imagination What is my idea of perfect happiness? -when i have nothing to fear of What is my greatest fear? -to be left alone, attacked, suffer physically or…

The Heroine’s Journey of Paige Benjamin

  What is the best thing that I love about my work? I love fashion,style and travel. Though, what I love most about what I do is that I get to combine all three of these passions for the sake of creating. I travel for research as part of my passion. I am inspired and…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tünde Török

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Art. It is inspiring to be surrounded by artworks and work together with creative people. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Cycling to my gallery in sunshine after a nice and relaxed breakfast at home on the balcony and then meeting people with…

The Heroine’s Journey of Kirsty McKenzie

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   The colour, the freedom, the message, and my obsession/ addiction to it. And that most of it is done solo. What is my idea of perfect happiness?   Making art non-stop and being in supreme manic creation mode. When my art is “on” and I’m…

The Heroine’s Journey of Tanja Roolfs

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – My work as a jewelry maker gives me freedom to follow my own ideas. What is my idea of perfect happiness? – whenever I am conscious of having a happy moment What is my greatest fear? – Apart from losing the people I…

The Heroine ‘s Journey of Fanni Compton

What is the best thing that I love about my work? I adore the variety and the possibilities of being something or someone so different to myself and to being immersed in an unknown, imaginary environment. Fundamentally the greatest element of my job is doing exactly what I was put on this earth to do…

The Heroine’s Journey of Christelle Morize

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best one that I like in the writing is escape. I like to create worlds, characters, give them a past and a special life of their own. I revolve around a universe that becomes mine. What is my idea of perfect happiness? The…

The Heroine’s Journey of Krista Svalbonas

What is the best thing that I love about my work?   I love the sense of experimentation in my work. I often fluidly cross media or mix media in unexpected ways. So I love that I have the skill set and tools to be able to do that. What if? tends to be a question…

The Heroine’s Journey of Sioux Oliva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? Learning. I love to answer questions by digging deeper into whatever topic I am researching. Research leads to more queries that help me understand the world in new ways. What is my idea of perfect happiness? Traveling. Going to new or well known places…