It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day, but it’s important to stop ask: what’s the end goal? Knowing where you are trying to go is step one in getting there and so we’ve asked some folks we admire to tell us their end goal and where they want to be by the end of their careers.

Kirsten Angerbauer | Sculptor, Artist, Designer, Fabrication lab Coordinator

By the end of my career, I would like to make artwork that has the ability to have a deep connection with a large audience. I want to make monumental public artworks, like Serra or Turrell. It would be a dream to have a retrospective in MoMA. I want to learn and develop my process, fabrication skillset, and capabilities. Read more>>

Angelic Empyress | Original Character Cosplayer, Comic Author & Illustrator

I never really like to think of the end of my career, but I do think quite often of the goals I’d like to have accomplished. Building a vast and detailed fantasy world, I would hope that many people have come to journey through it, got encouragement from it, learned through it and even created fan art, stories and creations within it. Read more>>

Cindy Rodella-Purdy | Illustrator, Designer, Writer

I don’t see my career having an end goal. That is what I love about living a creative life. There isn’t an end date. I think I will pursue different paths and grow in areas that I haven’t explored yet. Currently, I’m spending time reworking my illustration portfolio. Read more>>

Desmond Blair | Project Manger/Artist/ Problem Solver

When it’s all said and done, I want to be remembered as someone who advanced the conversation about what it means to be “disabled”. I want to challenge that word and use my art as a medium to inspire others to overcome whatever obstacles they may face. Read more>>

Maybrie Gigon | Child Model & Actor

From a very early age Maybrie has loved modeling. She started modeling when she was two months old. She was first chosen to be the baby model for the brand Mustard Pie clothing. Over the years she has continuously modeled for them and their sister company Little Prim several times in both Charleston and Chicago. Read more>>