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An Interview with Artist Jackie Maloney on the Inspiration Behind Her Art

An Interview with Artist Jackie Maloney on the Inspiration Behind Her Art

Why did you decide to become an artist? Growing up I was a very introverted person (still am!). So most of my childhood was spent observing the world around me and filling my days with tons of solo creative activities. Drawing was an outlet for me. My mother was also very creative and artistic and she would always encourage me to create for myself. She is my inspiration. My parents also nurtured my ability with private art lessons throughout my childhood. Their encouragement ultimately paid off with a scholarship at my dream school - Maryland Institute College of Art [MICA]...

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