We had the good fortune of connecting with Syn The Vznary and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Syn The, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
The most important factor behind my success and the success of Syn The Vznary would be trust. Trust in the process, trust in myself, and trust in God. Trust has allowed me to be patient and remain authentic. Creating art and content that comes from the soul is so important to me but it’s also something that gets tough. There are times when I lack inspiration and I’m stuck in my head, like the past few months have been, but because I trust in the process, myself, and God I don’t worry much, nor do I force myself to create.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
Art has been a passion of mines since childhood. I loved all forms of art from sculpting to collaging, it all excited me. When I was about 12 years old, I started taking an interest into fashion design, but I later realized that it wasn’t the act of designing that interested me, it was the act of creating in general. I started playing around with the photos I took of myself, adding fitters and text to my photos. From there, I fell into creating logos and graphics for other people, but back then I was really undercharging (I was charging like 25 dollars back then).

I discovered my “niche” for digital art and illustration back in 2020. I put niche in quotation marks because I don’t want to box myself in. Target had a design challenge for Black History Month and l decided to submit entry and try something new. Since then, I’ve been learning and teaching myself digital illustration.

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?
I love Atlanta because of the food, culture, and all around vibe do most of the trip will be spent eating and vibing.

Day 1 –

Morning: Yoga at CorePower Yoga (I’ve only been once but I absolutely loved the class)

Afternoon: Lunch at Sri Thai followed by a browse around Atlantic Station
Evening: Dinner at Slutty Vegan

Day 2-

Head to Brooklyn Tea Atlanta for some amazing tea, vegan food and vibes followed by A picnic at Piedmont Park

Day 3-

Morning: Breakfast at Thumbs Up Diner
Evening: A night at Hippin’ Hops Brewery for flavored bear and shrimp po’ boys

Day 4- A Hike at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Day 5- A free day as long as we end it with a 10 piece hot with lemon pepper sprinkles, blue cheese, and a peach drink from BTJ Wings in the West End.

Day 6-

Morning: Bruch at Breakfast at barnes
Afternoon: Grab some Jeni’s Ice cream
Evening: A night out at House of Hookah

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
My Father is the driving force behind most of the things I do in life. My biggest goal in life is the make my father proud, just because he’s given so much to me. From his time, to all his knowledge and even the motivation to create, I owe all of who I am as a young woman and artist to the man that he is. He pushes me to create, he gives me advise on my projects, and he even teaches me new things. If it wasn’t for him I probably wouldn’t have dabbled in photography and realized I was good at it because it’s one of his biggest passions. He is supportive of all my endeavors and has always told me I can do whatever I want in this life. So, for all that he’s given me, I shout out my Father for riding with me till the wheels fall off.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/synthevznary/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shania-kenion-7b3885164/

Image Credits
All illustration and photography done by @synthevznary

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