Art as Therapy and Benign Vengeance: Elizabeth Haidle, Catapult Artist for January
“I’ve wrapped my business model around my kiddo and his schedule and changing needs. That has been a decision I’ve never regretted.”
As part of our Catapult Artist program, Nicole Caputo, Catapult’s art director, sits with December’s #CatapultArtist for a conversation on art, creativity, and the artist’s life.
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Nicole is the Creative Director of Counterpoint Press, the Art Director of Catapult, and the co-founder of She Designs Books, an organization that celebrates women in book design. She was formerly VP, Creative Director at Hachette Book Group.
Awards include the One Show, Communication Arts, Type Director's Club, Art Director's Club, AIGA/NY, HOW International Design, PRINT Regional Design, the New York Book Show, the National Gold Ink Awards, London International Creative Competition, STEP Design Magazine, and the Publishing Professionals Network.
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“Conveying emotions, narratives, stories. This, I believe, is at the core of all art.”
“Art is able to go straight to a person’s very core—a place other channels simply cannot reach.”
“If I see the sun come up once in a while, it makes me feel good, like I accomplished something no one else did.”
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“I wanted to address old-age sexuality, which is in general completely unmentioned in Taiwanese society.”
“You can fall in love with a place in a way that’s just as made-up and selective as how you fall in love with a person.”
“I wanted the book to celebrate what it means to live your life fully and startlingly awake.”