There are some of truly creative people in this industry. Let’s face it, you’ve got to be constantly concepting, developing, and executing or you get left in the dust. I’m fortunate to work with some really dynamic and inspiring people, ranging from art directors, to producers, to creative directors, photo editors, art buyers, and print producers. Instead of questions about email blasts, printed promos, and portfolio reviews, I think that it’s time that I put some of them on the spot to show us their meaning of Life. “The meaning of Life” may be a little far flung to answer in only ten questions, but hopefully these interviews will serve to distill some of the inspired and intellectual energy of the creatives that we work with.
Sarah Oliphant is an incredibly talented artist who’s been collaborating with photographers, designers, and stylists for over thirty years. Since 1978, Oliphant Studio has created countless custom backgrounds ranging from simple yet elegant canvases and muslins to elaborate and large scale scenery pieces. We first met Sarah this summer after searching New York City for some painted backgrounds. After our initial rental, we decided to invest in an Oliphant backdrop and have since added to our collection. During one of my visits to Oliphant, Sarah was kind enough to let me take a few photos and answer a few questions. I’ve included a few of my favorites in this post, along with the meaning of life. I’ll let Sarah tell the rest.Read More