Hello Wonderful! An interview series with wonderful people

Have you heard of Hello Wonderful? It is an interview series with wonderful people by THRIVE Mastermind member Tara Galuska.Tara asks her subjects questions about wonder, their values and their experiences along their creative journey. One of our favourite things about the series are the inspiring and insightful responses in the interviews and also the eclectic interview subjects Tara speaks to from all around the world. Today THRIVE Studio has picked three interviews from the Hello Wonderful series with local female artists to share with you!

image credit Joey Armstrong
image credit Joey Armstrong

Lucy Poskitt - Textile artist

Lucy shares her views on the importance of being creative and how a struggle with insomnia lead her back to art-making and weaving again!

“I believe in art as a powerful tool, a little like magic. It transcends barriers, teaches without words, makes us think and feel things outside our own experience. It's healthy for us, healing and thought provoking.” Lucy Poskitt

Read the full interview here!

Facet, Fracture, Fragment, Fame series
Facet, Fracture, Fragment, Fame series

Sunshine Frère - Artist, writer and curator

We love what Sunshine said about when she feels her most wonderful-

"When connections become clear and crisp. When the things that you are doing, the people you talk to and the life that you are living are all aligning into a new focus. When it feels like what you want to do and what you are actually doing, are exactly what you are meant to do." Sunshine Frère

Read the full interview here!

Vanessa's workspace as she plans a series of large oil paintings
Vanessa's workspace as she plans a series of large oil paintings

Vanessa Black, Artist

Vanessa is a former procrastinator and we loved her story about a time when procrastinating really paid off!

"I believe lending your abilities to system (whether it is a community, an environment, an organization, etc) to collaborate and contribute to a larger whole is one of the most rewarding experiences you can have." Vanessa Black

Read the full interview here!

Thank you for allowing us to share the Hello Wonderful series here Tara! You can read all the interviews in the series here.