Our latest #mymoderncareer interview dives deep into what it is like to be a mural and installation artist. Nastia Gladushchenko took the leap from a successful Interior Architecture career to following her dreams as an artist. Nastia’s work examines the relationship between humans and the plant world.The main themes carried through all her pieces are Identity, Connection to place and an Exploration of the ways of seeing/understanding the world.Coming from a background in Interior Architecture, Nastia is sensitive to the way our environments affect our bodies and our minds. By creating multi-sensory pieces made of a mix of natural and man-made materials, she wishes to transport people to a place between a playground and a meditative space. Her previous works have been described as ethereal and dreamy.
As well as running a personal art practice, Nastia is interested in creating pieces for and with the community to allow them to access art and to experience its’ benefits in public spaces. Read more to find out all about Nastia’s career path, the biggest challenge in making the change and what inspires her beautiful work.
Isabella Laws path to her dream job was fairly standard in the beginning, then when an opportunity was offered to work with one of best friends in an industry perfect to utilise her double degree in Business and Communications the career stars aligned and she has never looked back. We spoke to Bella about her role at Saski Collection, found out about a day in the life, her advice for aspiring career gals and her favourite part about Saski HQ in our latest #mymoderncareer interview!
“Art is the soul of your home”…that is Melbourne based self-taught abstract artist Emma Thomas’s mantra. From creating eye-catching, dreamy, ethereal-feeling pieces to compliment a room or a bold and powerful statement piece, Emma’s art is truly special.
We spoke with Emma about starting out as an artist against traditional skill sets, what inspires her as an artist and what making the switch to living your dream job was like! Read more to find out all about Emma’s journey to becoming the sought-after artist she is today in our #mymoderncareer interview!