Artist Q&A: Jaime Buckley

Artist Q&A: Jaime Buckley

April 30, 2019

Loving husband and father of 12 talented, brilliant and oftentimes sarcastic kids, Jaime Buckley is a veteran author, illustrator, and popular blogger. Jaime entertains the young and young-at-heart through epic fantasy and his off-the-wall humor. His focus and passion revolves around the potential of others. The underlying theme of all his books, games and articles can be summed up in a single line: You are more than you think you are!

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Artist Q&A: Jordan Bouma

Artist Q&A: Jordan Bouma

April 30, 2019

Jordan Bouma is an artist who likes to focuses on design that can spread awareness about difficult topics.  He has created pieces related to alcoholism, self-esteem and the effects of media on society, as well as others.  Jordan commonly uses bears and other animals as symbols within his art.

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Jill Henrichsen Interview

Jill Henrichsen Interview

April 30, 2019

Jill Renae Henrichsen is an artist from Arizona who is so much more than an artist. She’s a mother to three children, a teacher, and a creator of inspiring designs. Here’s a closer look at the woman behind so many of our awesome SUSU designs.

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Artist Q&A: Rossano B. Maniscalchi

Artist Q&A: Rossano B. Maniscalchi

April 30, 2019

Where beauty, glamour, fashion, portraiture, and culture meet, sits Italian artist and photographer Rossano B. Maniscalchi. There is something inspiring about every image that he is able to capture with his camera. It’s not just a true representation of the world around us, but seeps deep into your soul and allows you to feel the real raw emotions that surrounded each experience. At SUSU, we are so pleased to present his work in a new way that brings his creations out into the light and allows you to connect with them in a new and stylish way.

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Dorado Dreams Of Feeling And Beauty – A SUSU Artist Profile

Dorado Dreams Of Feeling And Beauty – A SUSU Artist Profile

April 30, 2019

Dorado means “Gold” in Spanish. Like her namesake, Encarna Dorado has golden dreams of feeling and beauty. These dreams are softly conveyed by her drawings and do more than please the eye, while they also move you in a deep and profound way.

In her own words, “when a creator looks for inspiration often it’s the hardest of moments which look the most beautiful.” Her biggest inspiration, which drives Encarna today, was the birth of her child. On that day she says her “life was full of happiness and (her) desire to create began anew since (she) found that the best way to know the world is through drawing.” From there her inspiration has brought her many opportunities.

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Artist Q&A: Denny Herbert

Artist Q&A: Denny Herbert

April 30, 2019

Artist Denny Herbert has worked on a few projects for Stand Up Speak Up and shares our value of being unique. Here’s a closer look at Denny:

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Artist Q&A: Stella Jurgen

Artist Q&A: Stella Jurgen

July 30, 2018

Stella Jurgen is one artist who enjoys being in the public eye. She does live paintings at various events and has competed in Art Battle events. The talented painter is also founder of 17 Designs, a graphic design and websites company established in 1998. You can check out some of Stella’s work on her Facebook page or website.

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Artist Q&A: Rija Qutaibah

Artist Q&A: Rija Qutaibah

July 23, 2018

An artist from Pakistan, Rija Qutaibah began her journey into artistry when she was 14. Her father didn’t approve of art as a career option, so she got a marketing degree. However, Rija stuck with her dreams and went back to school for an art degree. Today, Rija works as a freelancer and a design for an ad agency. She’s also helping make the world a better place, making designs (like Not For Sale, shown above) for SUSU that tackle difficult topics. Find out more about Rija in our Q&A:

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Artist Q&A: Florina Boldi

Artist Q&A: Florina Boldi

July 16, 2018

Florina Boldi is a Romanian artist who finds inspiration in various aspects of life, ranging from people, to nature, to film. She truly does what she loves, with all of her jobs relating to the art world. Florina decided to give back to the community by creating some work for SUSU. Check out our Q&A with Florina:

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Artist Q&A: Sarah McVey aka Spiffy Dame

Artist Q&A: Sarah McVey aka Spiffy Dame

July 09, 2018

Sarah McVey, aka Spiffy Dame, has had a passion for art since she was a child. She’s teamed up with SUSU to create some unique and meaningful designs. Check out our Q&A with her:

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Artist Q&A: Marika Kraukle

Artist Q&A: Marika Kraukle

July 02, 2018

Marika Kraukle (aka Raven) is a Latvian artist whose career was driven by passion. She is inspired by her dreams and “driven by emotions mostly.” She used her artistic talents to give back to teens in need by creating one of our designs (among others, like Sad To Happy Journey pictured above and Addicted to Tech) that focuses on homeless teens- Street Youth. Find out what Raven had to say in her Q&A:

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Artist Q&A: Francesca Elettra Cudignotto

Artist Q&A: Francesca Elettra Cudignotto

June 25, 2018

Francesca Elettra Cudignotto is an artist from Vicenza, Italy. She has joined us here at SUSU to create some edgy and mind-opening designs. Here’s our interview Q&A with Elettra:

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