We had the good fortune of connecting with Miilo and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Miilo, what role has risk played in your life or career?
Everything in life has a risk factor! I believe it’s finding the risk worth taking a chance for, in my case, it was taking the leap of faith in pursuing my dream as an artist.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Art has always been my favorite form of self expression. It’s everything I’m thinking, feeling and most importantly, experiencing! I love that I can connect with others without using words and it never fails to amaze me how my art affects others. I was quite lucky to find Art at such an early age which also allowed me to navigate through life. It was the best and easiest decision I could have ever made for myself and I’m thankful for 5 year old me for knowing what my heart wanted and needed! To be honest, it wasn’t easy getting to this point but I promise it was all worth it! Every single achievement and downfall, the trials and errors, all of it was a learning moment.
I want everyone to know that you should take a chance on yourself and your dreams because they are worth living for and working towards. Nothing beats the satisfaction of knowing that you can conquer anything you set your mind to because at the end of the day, there’s no one stopping you except for yourself!
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If my best friends were in town, I would fear for the town cause we’d take over the city lol! I’d definitely take them to the art galleries and live shows! Food is definitely on the list (we LOVE to eat) and Charlotte has great restaurants as well as the bars—and we love a restaurant with a bar!
I know for a fact they’d love to shop too, so that’ll be the perfect opportunity to show them all the small businesses and local boutiques.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Absolutely! Shoutout to my cohost and fellow artist friend: Keenan D’Abreo (@keenandabreo)!