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“Look at everything!”: Celia Jacobs, Catapult Artist of September 2019

Learning to apply my curiosity wherever it’s needed has made my illustration career more fun and maybe more successful, too.

Sep 30, 2019
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“People will always need art in their lives.”: Alexandra Bowman, Catapult Artist for August 2019

“Working for myself is all about balance. Although illustration is my career and passion, I still need to have a life outside of art-making.”

Aug 30, 2019
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Trust the Process: Linsday Stripling, Catapult Artist for July 2019

I think what I love about illustration is that there are so many ways to challenge myself.

Jul 31, 2019
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Make What You Love and You Will Be Found: Sarah Robbins, Catapult Artist for June 2019

“‘Illustrator’ is just the easiest catch-all for many jobs—which again, I’m rather restless so it’s worked out great that I never get bored!”

Jun 28, 2019
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Stirring Ideas to Life: Sirin Thada, Catapult Artist for May 2019

By leaving her job as a lawyer and taking a leap of faith to become a full-time illustrator, Sirin Thada says, “I was finally honoring a part of me that had been there all along.”

May 31, 2019
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“It’s important to make time for friends and sunshine.”: Meryl Rowin, Catapult Artist for April 2019

“In college, I think there was this idea floating around that a real illustrator worked all night—and if they weren’t, they were half ass-ing it. [Now,] I like to give my brain some time to absorb and to rest in equal measure.”

May 3, 2019
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“Whatever you want to make, just make it.”: Anja Slibar, Catapult Artist for February 2019

“Don’t focus on what’s popular; focus on what’s there for you to try.”

Mar 1, 2019
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Art as Therapy and Benign Vengeance: Elizabeth Haidle, Catapult Artist for January 2019

“I’ve wrapped my business model around my kiddo and his schedule and changing needs. That has been a decision I’ve never regretted.”

Feb 1, 2019
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“There is No Other Way to Be”: Hanna Barczyk, Catapult Artist for December 2018

“Conveying emotions, narratives, stories. This, I believe, is at the core of all art.”

Dec 20, 2018