We love asking the folks that inspire and excite us about what inspires and excites them. Check out their responses below.

Jessa Sky | Indigenous Pop Artist

What inspires me the most as an artist is not what you would typically expect. It’s not love, joy, or contentment. It is pain. That is a bit of a bold statement so let me elaborate on this. Pain is something unpleasant a human being experiences. It can be breaking a bone, a heartbreak, the loss of a child, addiction, or a void we have in ourselves that we are constantly trying to fill. For me, my past has been nothing but “easy”. There were many times I did not think I was going to come out on the other side of the pain I was experiencing. Music has been my escape. The studio is my escape. Read more>>

Genea Morrow | Self Taught Artist & Creative Entrepreneur

As an artist, I draw inspiration from everything. Whatever I can see, touch, smell, my sense are usually in overdrive. However, my biggest inspiration comes from seeing everyday people like you and me. The human body is unique to each individual. We all have a story to tell. I just tend to focus on the details of how we describe it in its most natural state… nude. I’m going to take this as an opportunity to praise the female form, every shade, size, and distinguishing attribute is worth being captured and showcased with beauty in the forefront. Each pose can convey a different story, the way light highlights certain body parts brings forth features often forgotten. Read more>>

Rylee Nicholson | Award Winning Songwriter & Recording Artist

First and foremost, I am inspired by God. He will always be my #1. Second is my parents and their work ethic, their love for one another, and how they never gave up on me, even during the hard times in my pursuit of being successful. Musically I’ve been inspired by so many people. Starting with my grandfather, to country music greats such as Randy Travis, Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Merle Haggard, and the list could go on and on. I’m also inspired by being able to chase a dream that most people would just consider a pipe dream. And finally, I’m inspired by other people who do the same thing and go after what they want, love, and dream about. Read more>>