An Emotional & Intellectual Art Experience

“What I look for when I see a piece of art for the first time is some kind of emotional, intellectual experience, that’s a combination of both of those things and is informed by my knowledge and something new that

An Emotional & Intellectual Art Experience

“What I look for when I see a piece of art for the first time is some kind of emotional, intellectual experience, that’s a combination of both of those things and is informed by my knowledge and something new that

Thinking YOU CAN

“I didn’t see myself any different from my white counterparts in school. I just didn’t! I thought I could do what they did. And what I didn’t do well, I thought people were going to give me the opportunity to

Thinking YOU CAN

“I didn’t see myself any different from my white counterparts in school. I just didn’t! I thought I could do what they did. And what I didn’t do well, I thought people were going to give me the opportunity to

An Always-Rising-To-It Person

“Clearly I am a very strong, top-of-the-line, always-rising-to-it personage.” ~ Lark Voorhies, Actress, Singer, Spokeswoman & Model

An Always-Rising-To-It Person

“Clearly I am a very strong, top-of-the-line, always-rising-to-it personage.” ~ Lark Voorhies, Actress, Singer, Spokeswoman & Model

Never Thought of Doing Elsewise

“I was gonna write songs, I was gonna be a star and a singer and I never thought of doing anything else.” ~ Kim Carnes, Singer, Songwriter & Musician Grammy Award – Record of the Year “Bette Davis Eyes” (1981)

Never Thought of Doing Elsewise

“I was gonna write songs, I was gonna be a star and a singer and I never thought of doing anything else.” ~ Kim Carnes, Singer, Songwriter & Musician Grammy Award – Record of the Year “Bette Davis Eyes” (1981)

If There’s a Bear CUB …

“When I was in Greenough, Montana, I came across a bear cub. I was off this path, and I thought, “If there’s a bear cub, that means there’s a mother bear somewhere nearby.” So, I doubled back. If I’d kept

If There’s a Bear CUB …

“When I was in Greenough, Montana, I came across a bear cub. I was off this path, and I thought, “If there’s a bear cub, that means there’s a mother bear somewhere nearby.” So, I doubled back. If I’d kept

Eyes Opened: Injustice & Need

“I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need.” ~ Susan Sarandon, Actress & Activist

Eyes Opened: Injustice & Need

“I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need.” ~ Susan Sarandon, Actress & Activist

The Journey That Teaches

“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” ~ Drake, a.k.a. Aubrey Drake Graham Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer & Actor

The Journey That Teaches

“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” ~ Drake, a.k.a. Aubrey Drake Graham Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer & Actor

Being You All the Time

“I’m one Pia Zadora, the same way all the time. That’s why I’m happy. It took me a long time to get to the point where could be myself all the time.” ~ Pia Zadora, Singer & Actress

Being You All the Time

“I’m one Pia Zadora, the same way all the time. That’s why I’m happy. It took me a long time to get to the point where could be myself all the time.” ~ Pia Zadora, Singer & Actress

Love & Admiration

“The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” ~ Charles Kuralt, Journalist, Correspondent & News Anchor

Love & Admiration

“The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” ~ Charles Kuralt, Journalist, Correspondent & News Anchor

Make or Break Your World

“Thoughts have power; thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.” ~ Susan L. Taylor, Editor, Writer & Journalist

Make or Break Your World

“Thoughts have power; thoughts are energy. And you can make your world or break it by your own thinking.” ~ Susan L. Taylor, Editor, Writer & Journalist

Totally Future-Oriented

“I’m so totally future-oriented that, for me, I don’t know what the future’s about, but I can promise you it’s gonna be exciting! ~ Kenny Rogers, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer, Guitarist & Fiddler

Totally Future-Oriented

“I’m so totally future-oriented that, for me, I don’t know what the future’s about, but I can promise you it’s gonna be exciting! ~ Kenny Rogers, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Record Producer, Guitarist & Fiddler

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

It Shouldn’t Be an Oddity

“I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity, and it shouldn’t be an oddity.” ~ Sandra Bullock, Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur, Founder – Fortis Films & Philanthropist

Never Too Old

“You are never too old to redefine your image and look fabulous.” ~ Joan Collins, DBE, Actress, Author, Columnist, Wig Designer, Eye-Wear Designer & Creator/Founder – Timeless Beauty

Never Too Old

“You are never too old to redefine your image and look fabulous.” ~ Joan Collins, DBE, Actress, Author, Columnist, Wig Designer, Eye-Wear Designer & Creator/Founder – Timeless Beauty

A Long, Hard Way

“All dope can do for you is kill you… the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.” ~ Billie Holiday a.k.a Eleanora Fagan, Jazz Musician & Singer-Songwriter

A Long, Hard Way

“All dope can do for you is kill you… the long hard way. And it can kill the people you love right along with you.” ~ Billie Holiday a.k.a Eleanora Fagan, Jazz Musician & Singer-Songwriter

Moving Forward

“I’m always moving forward.” Debbie Allen ~ a.k.a Deborrah Kaye Allen, Actress, Choreographer, Dancer, Film Director, Television Director, Television Producer Primetime Emmy Award (1982, 1983, 1991), Golden Globe Award (1982)

Moving Forward

“I’m always moving forward.” Debbie Allen ~ a.k.a Deborrah Kaye Allen, Actress, Choreographer, Dancer, Film Director, Television Director, Television Producer Primetime Emmy Award (1982, 1983, 1991), Golden Globe Award (1982)

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person – I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.” ~ Barbra Streisand, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

Complex, Generous, Beautiful & Driven

“I was a personality before I became a person – I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.” ~ Barbra Streisand, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Filmmaker & Philanthropist

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn’t pronounce my R’s. I wasn’t a beauty.” ~ Barbara Walters, Broadcast Journalist, Author, Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009) NAACP Image Award –

The Kind Nobody Thought Could Make It

“I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn’t pronounce my R’s. I wasn’t a beauty.” ~ Barbara Walters, Broadcast Journalist, Author, Daytime Emmy Awards (1975, 2003, 2009) NAACP Image Award –

Doers of Good Projects

“It’s nice to be asked to do good projects.” ~ Dougray Scott, Actor

Doers of Good Projects

“It’s nice to be asked to do good projects.” ~ Dougray Scott, Actor

Being a Black Being

“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.” ~ Will Smith, a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

Being a Black Being

“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.” ~ Will Smith, a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

So, You’re Not Afraid of Failing with Them?

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~ Paula Abdul, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer & Actress

So, You’re Not Afraid of Failing with Them?

“Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.” ~ Paula Abdul, Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Choreographer & Actress

Beautiful Inside

“Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” ~ Priscilla Presley, Actress, Business Magnate & Co-Founder – Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE)

Beautiful Inside

“Inner beauty should be the most important part of improving one’s self.” ~ Priscilla Presley, Actress, Business Magnate & Co-Founder – Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE)

Fear Not, Understand More

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~ Marie Curie, Physicist, Chemist, Nobel Prize – Physics (1903) & Nobel Prize –

Fear Not, Understand More

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ~ Marie Curie, Physicist, Chemist, Nobel Prize – Physics (1903) & Nobel Prize –

Just Set a Higher Goal

“As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.” ~ Beyonce Knowles, Singer, Songwriter, Actress & Philanthropist

Just Set a Higher Goal

“As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.” ~ Beyonce Knowles, Singer, Songwriter, Actress & Philanthropist

Get Those Endorphins Going!

“… I know that working out is the best way to get those endorphins going, which will make me feel better emotionally and physically.” ~ Heather Locklear, Actress, Golden Globe nominee, Best Actress – Television Series Drama (4x) Golden Globe

Get Those Endorphins Going!

“… I know that working out is the best way to get those endorphins going, which will make me feel better emotionally and physically.” ~ Heather Locklear, Actress, Golden Globe nominee, Best Actress – Television Series Drama (4x) Golden Globe

Baseball Caps in the Attic

“You should never wear a baseball cap when working in close quarters in the attic: You never see that beam above you!” ~ Alex Trebek, Television Personality, Game Show Host & Actor

Baseball Caps in the Attic

“You should never wear a baseball cap when working in close quarters in the attic: You never see that beam above you!” ~ Alex Trebek, Television Personality, Game Show Host & Actor