Pursuing Creativity

An interview between a mother and her daughter about finding creative inspiration and pursuing a career in art.

Eva Simon & Donna Simon thoughts about creativity

“Creativity is more than art.” In this interview, my mother-in-law shares a few ways that she has used creativity in her life.

LP – Smile Saving Assets

This is a short story on how my individuality created hardships for me within my small town, and how my resilience helped me get through it with a smile.

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

S. Beecher

A look into Stephanie’s story, creative process, and daily life.

Story Corps Project

I interviewed my Grandfather, Marvin Boehme about using creativity during his time as a Superintendent in Iowa

Rosalie Kenward talks with her father, Mark Kenward about his childhood, their family, and life before she was born.

The interview is conducted by Rosalie Kenward (17) with her father Mark Kenward (50). It was recorded in Oakland, California in November 2017. They discuss childhood, moving, family dynamics, the divorce of his parents and the lessons learned from traumatic...

Interview with David Osterberg for Creativity for a Lifetime

I spoke with David Osterberg, an environmental and occupational health professor at the university. David told me about his ventures into creativity in the classroom and outside of it, particularly in educating the public about the dangers of climate change.

Interviewing my Grandparents

In this interview I talk to my grandparents (both in their 80s) about aging and creativity, both personally in their lives and in the larger world.

Creativity for a Lifetime Project

I talked with Evelyn about her creativity through her lifetime as she led me through her stories of being an art teacher, a musician, and a healing practitioner.

Creativity with Mary

I interviewed Mary, my former flute instructor, about her life and creativity.

Interview Project: Perspective on Creativity

I conducted an interview with a neighbor and friend of mine, Mo Duffy. We talked about how she feels life has changed since her youth, she offered advice to today’s young people, and how creativity has effected her life.

What is Creativity?

I had the privilege to sit down wjth Dr. Smith and talk about her views on creativity

My life is perfect

In this interview, I have the pleasure of speaking to one of the wisest individuals I have met in my entire life. She speaks on leaving her natural habitat, coming to a realization that she could be much more in...

A Sculptor Called Time

This interview is between me and Tony Sutowski. Tony is a Instructional Services Specialist in Sculpture department in University of Iowa. In this interview, Tony talked about how he made the choice to work with art for most of his...

Creativity in Older Generations

This interview is about the creativity my grandma has today/ had as a child.

Creativity Grandma Barb

Me and my Grandma talked about how she was creative throughout her life.

Jane Gorny

How Jane Gory used Creativity

Aging and Generation Gap

Life itself was talked about. Just a down to earth conversation about creativity.

“Tell me about a time when you were super proud of something you created.”

Janine and I talked extensively about creativity and how she incorporates it into her life, in for example her paintings. We also discussed the progression of her creativity throughout her lifespan and how she has witnessed it evolve right in...

A Conversation with My Father

My name is Joe Jennings and I interviewed Bill Jennings (AKA my father). He was born in Milwaukee in the year 1950. He went to the University of Wisconsin and studied Electrical Engineering, met my mom in Colorado at IBM,...

StoryCorps

Interview with Jerry Patterson