Profiles

“The greatest thing I think we can learn from animals is compassion. We see animals as so separate from ourselves… When you can help someone learn to show compassion for animals, they generally show compassion for people too.”

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I Create Birmingham: Brandon Bruce

“At this time, when everything is so drastically divided in our culture, it feels important to tell stories that are about empathy, accepting and empowering each other, and coming together. It might sound hyperbolic, but that makes our job to save the world.”

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I Create Birmingham: Sarah Mason

“What began as a creative and emotional outlet has become more than a career. It’s part of my identity, and it’s how I can connect with other people who might have felt the way I have at some point. I like to think that’s why people purchase my work — they see a part of themselves in my paintings. They hang my art on their wall, and it grows with them.”

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I Create Birmingham: Les Nuby

I Create Birmingham: Les Nuby

“The joy I get out of facilitating creativity is immeasurable. I love having the chance to motivate others — to see something special in them that they don’t necessarily see or believe about themselves.”

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We believe in the value that a creative culture brings to the Birmingham community — both the tangible value of economic growth and the intangible value of quality of life.

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