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Mind vs. Soul.

I think this battle, this ongoing war between the rules and the rebellion that exists in all of our creative minds is part of what makes art both challenging and equally worthy of our…

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Creative Work.

It’s an odd combination isn’t it? The idea of being an artist, a creative, a “free spirit” who must create with enough regularity and consistency to pay the bills and continue our journey. It’s…

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What Is AVVAY?

I wanted to take a minute today to simply give some more foundational information on who and what we are as a company as well as give you an update on where we are…

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You.

What makes art, and more importantly the artist unique and impactful? Is it simply the tools, gear, or even the space? We believe that authenticity is the most important element of both art and…

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People.

Original Photo by Evan Kirby Sometimes we can get so carried away with our ventures, projects, goals, processes, checklists, or whatever else we spend our days striving for, we can forget a simple, yet crucial…

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Contrast

Separation plays a huge part in art. Funny how simple, yet absolutely accurate this reality is. Just like in life, how the bad days make the good days more vibrant, and even how struggle…

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Do What You’re Supposed To Do

For the past few days, I’ve been thinking about the Jason Isbell song ‘Something More Than Free’. If you haven’t heard it, give it a quick listen. In the chorus, he sings, “I don’t…

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Making Art vs. Enjoying Art.

I’ve been looking at a computer screen all day. The sound I’m hearing come out of my studio monitors feels more like regurgitated information than it does art and I can’t tell if I…

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