Margaux Valerie

:: AGE

25

:: LOCATION

New York, NY

:: MEDIUM

Form & Self-Expression

:: IDENTIFIES AS

A Life Force

As a womxn, why do you think it is important to create?

When someone makes something that they poured their heart & soul into and share it with the world, there will be someone out there that sees that hard work and will be inspired to create something too.

What has been your proudest moment as an artist/creative?

When I can collaborate with artists to create an image that shows authenticity.

How do you define love?

Love is too good for words.

How do you make time to create?

Whenever the creative energy surges in. I find that when I make time, it’s more likely not done lol.

How does your mental health affect your work?

Surprisingly efficient narrowing down & prioritizing even if I’m thinking about million things.

What is your earliest memory of making art?

Home economics class when I was in elementary school.

What social issues do you care about most?

Women’s Rights/ Abuse, Poverty & Hunger, Education.

What could you not live without?

Air, Water & Sunshine.

Who are your influences/inspirations?

Eartha Kitt, Cleopatra, women that charted their own paths & drove the course of history.

What message do you want to spread with your art?

I want womxn to feel comfortable with what the universe gave them. Once you know everything is within you, you don’t need anything else. You are enough.

What does self-love mean to you?

Putting yourself on top of your to-do list every single day.