We asked some of the most inspiring folks we know to tell us what they are inspired by.

Oleg Kovalov | Videographer | Owner of Video Hook LLC

I am inspired by my goal, a vision of my Ukrainian family and my loved ones being taken care of. Have a happy life and not worry about anything they need to live a better life. Read more>>

Samantha Sherry | Artist

The short answer is horses but it’s not quite that simple. Horses have always been my point of entry into the world, a way of framing, questioning, understanding, connecting, and commemorating. Drawing upon my equestrian past (and present) horse forms and fragments become the language through which these ideas are explored and articulated. Read more>>

Nancy Steele | Executive Director and beekeeper

I am inspired by the awesome beauty of the world around me. I am inspired by the sunrise, by the song of a curve-billed thrasher, by the brilliant red of a northern cardinal, by the intricate shapes and sizes of all kinds of flowers, large and small. I am inspired by the mountains, the rivers, and meadows. It is because of the beauty of this world that I work to keep nature wild. Read more>>