Artists and creatives face innumerable challenges given that their career path often doesn’t come with a playbook, a steady paycheck or any form of safety net. It’s definitely not easy and so we asked a few of the artists and creatives we admire to talk to us about why they chose to pursue an artistic or creative career.

Destiny Ziemann | Event Business Owner

My little family and I packed up and moved to the Prescott area in August ’21 from a small town in Southern Arizona. I’m all about living an intentional life and taking risks but growing up shy I lacked confidence in myself and was scared to be vulnerable by putting myself out there. But because I have always been interested in the event business, the move had me feeling brave and wanting to be apart of this new community. I wanted to do something fun and unique, which led me to white luxe bounce houses and soft play. I love the the diversity that comes with the blank canvas bounce houses and getting to see how my clients choose to dress them up. Read more>>

Alexander Ortiz | Digital Multimedia Specialist

Ever since I was a child I was the creative type. I used to draw and sketch comic characters and have my imagination run wild with all these stories running in my head! I was the only kid that said he wanted to be a filmmaker at the age of 8! So it was a no brainer that I wanted to pursue that dream ever since! I can say at the very least I’ve achieved that dream but still pushing to be even better! Read more>>

Jahmar Anthony | Dj & Producer

Honestly I had other jobs like I worked in a bank , junk yard , parking lot attendant but none of those jobs made me feel happy . I always felt empty in those jobs. Music made me feel complete. From seeing people dancing and having a good time it made me know inside myself that music is my path I needed to go.. Read more>>