"Pandemic life changed my relationship with my studio back to what it had once been, not somewhere of guilt and stolen time but a sanctuary where I need to be to be my full self, and consequently the best parent and partner as well."
"I’m proud of having a place for people that are looking for a way to support the AAPI community to come to get information and discover our huge community of artists, and I’m just proud of building this initiative that started as such a small, simple idea."
"I’ve never made a choice to paint or create art, it’s something I’ve always had to do. There’s something I’m trying to communicate, and I continually experiment with paint in an attempt to say it."
Joni Sternbach's collection of work spans years, cities, subjects and landscapes. Her evolution to surf culture was not intentional or planned, but the images she has created offer a timeless look at the ocean and the photographic process.
As President and Creative Director at Creative Capital, a nonprofit support organization for artists, Suzy helps foster creativity from start to finish, providing artists with the support they need throughout their process while encouraging them to create the most groundbreaking and honest work they're capable of. We sit down with Suzy to discuss her trajectory into this truly rewarding career and the importance of community for those working in artistic fields.