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Featured Member Interview: Ilona Isaacs

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CMMAG Vice President Ilona Isaacs shared the following in her interview:



What inspires you to create?
I'm like a two-year-old .. I want to 'do it myself'. And, I LOVE beautiful things. Beauty in nature transports me.



When did you decide to pursue art or did art pursue you?
I have always been a maker and artist by looking at the world through that lens but when I joined CMMAG, I crossed over into pursuing art on a more regular basis. It is such a creatively affirming community. I have gained confidence and knowledge and friends.

When did you begin to call yourself an artist? Only recently.
If you weren't an artist, what would you be? What I am intrinsically - an appreciator of art and beauty in the world. 
What other jobs have you had which have aided you on your artistic path? Many jobs: antique dealer, scrapbooker, student, teacher, parent, gardener, traveler. The two most helpful were:  1. TechShop Education Coordinator when as a member of this maker community, I could see ever…