I make work out of measurements.
It's easy to feel bitterness and lead with your pain, but then that's how people see you. My pain and my brokenness are a part of my story, but they don't define me anymore.
I started looking for beauty all around me.
I thought I was going to die.
That was the first time in my life that I really saw beauty and redemption come out of something broken because I discovered I am a creative.
Make the invisible visible.
Only teach someone what they need to know when they need to know it.
Exhibition design is the 3-dimensional translation or manifestation of a narrative, story, idea, concept, question, memory.
Exhibition designers create transformative experiences that educate, awe, inspire, and engage visitors.
I want you to use all six of these bricks to build ducks.
You need to look forward. If you're constantly looking too close in front of you, you're just adjusting too quickly. But if you look forward you can kind of guide yourself naturally and propel yourself forward.
I think it's important to really have a diverse set of things you do- it's not always one thing or another.
Good design communicates and feels.
It's not our bosses or our companies that define us, it's ourselves that limit how far we can go.
No matter what, the way to reach your full potential and to go as far as you can in life is to be in a supportive relationship.
Advice is hard. It's hard to give, it's hard to get, it's hard to take.
I don't have to know all the answers and if I don't, I don't have to pretend that I do.
I think we're living in this mass fetishization of creativity.
Academia has become so specialized. People are sitting right next to each other and they're not talking to each other.
I was in love with it like a girl. I couldn't sleep at night. I would walk by it and stare at it.
There was one problem. I was going to die. Resin is dangerous.
If only 12% of New Zealanders don't drink alcohol, you're definitely being a rebel by not drinking.
Being rebellious is being sober-minded, being engaged in society, and wanting to make a difference.
When these messages are taught to our young people day in, day out, it doesn't bode well for changing our society.
As an artist, you're here to create and stand with integrity and stand for what you believe in.
Like in life, you have to react to what's coming to you.