Manage episode 228975837 series 1980399
Loveis Wise was a junior in college when she got her first art commission with Refinery 29 and a senior when she became the second black women in the history of The New Yorker Magazine to design its cover. Loveis grew up poor and no one in her family thought you could make any money making art but Loveis knew what she wanted and she want for it.
Today Loveis has more work than time.Her illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker Magazine, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, NPR, and TED to name a few. She’s only one year out of college but she’s already an in-demand full-time artist who found her way out of poverty doing what she loves.
Some things we talk about:
- how to change your inner voice to help heal what’s not working
- feeling like an imposter and doing it anyway
- using art to navigate her way out of childhood trauma and depression
- what she did in college to launch her career before she’d even graduated and
- how to speak your dreams into existence to create the life you long for