Interview with Filmmaker Linda Moroney

Linda Moroney is one of those fascinating people you meet whose humility is matched by talent and generosity. As a young filmmaker, she had the great fortune to work, first, with animation luminary Faith Hubley, then with film legends such … Continued

Interview with Musician Jimmie Highsmith, Jr.

I’ve always known Jimmie Highsmith Jr. to be a warm, outgoing, friendly guy, so I was surprised during the interview when he shared that he is much more shy than his onstage persona or even the person I know.  When … Continued

Interview with Rachel DeGuzman, Arts Advocate

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Rachel DeGuzman since shortly after I moved to Rochester almost nine years ago.  She’s held various administrative positions within arts organizations such as Garth Fagan Dance, The Commission Project, Nazareth College Performing Arts Center … Continued

Interview with Shawn Dunwoody, Community Artist

Community artist and arts advocate Shawn Dunwoody is an inspiration to any artist interested in undertaking community arts projects. From initiatives such as his Happy Rochester video (shown in Part 3), to the Greentopia Fashion Show, and from a youth-oriented … Continued