An Interview with Andrew Morrison
For our HERITAGE theme, we’re pleased to bring you local artist, Andrew Morrison. You’ll recognize some of his beautiful mural work all over Seattle, including the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. We hope you’ll join us on July 11 to hear his incredible story of his journey as a graffiti artist to nationally acclaimed artist. Free tickets are available here.
CMSEA: How do you define creativity and apply it in your career?
AM: Creativity to me, is always being free in the most rudimentary sense of the word. Free to speak, free to love, free to sleep, free to laugh, free to walk, free to think, free to refrain, free to sit, free to run, free to eat, free to see, free to hear, free to dance, free to work, free to dream, free to feel, and free to break through any rudimentary man-made prohibitions that bear directly down upon the human spirit.
CMSEA: Where do you find your best creative inspiration?
AM: In the midst of a single breath, where perversity can not be held, this is where I find my greatest creative inspiration!
CMSEA: What’s the one creative advice or tip you wish you’d known as a young person?
AM: I wish it had been made crystal clear to me by a living human being, that man, the living creature is perplexed by Mother Nature’s simplicity. Her simplest signs show us that anything is possible and any mountain can be climbed, any wall can be shattered, any amount of success could easily be achieved, any wound will heal, any dream will manifest, any thought can move continents, any road can be traveled, any conflict can be avoided, any war can cease, any picture can be painted, any gallery can be built, any team can win, any tide can turn, any fortune can be obtained, any family can last, and any height of heaven can be reached.
CMSEA: Who would you like to hear speak at CreativeMornings?
AM: Russel Wilson
CMSEA: If you had a magic wand, where would you be in five years?
CMSEA: What music are you listening to these days?
AM: Schoolboy Q