Megan Kirk is an 18 year old artist who loves to create. She looks for materials and new ways to create her pieces through any inspiration she comes across. She has an identical twin sister who helps her reign in her ideas and form visual messages to get across to her audience. Megan’s goal is to help inspire other people through her art and evoke an emotion or feeling when looking at her pieces.
We recently asked Megan some questions about her inspirations:
Q: Where do you find your creative inspiration?
A: "In anything I see, experience, hear, or do."
Q: Why do you do what you do?
A: "I love to tell stories and seek ways to help others through visual concepts and artwork. They say pictures tell a thousand words and an try to use that phrase in my pieces."
Q: What art/artist do you most identify with?
A: " Georgia O’Keefe or Vermeer"
Q: What role does an artist have in society?
A: " Artists are able to take messages that cannot be formed into words and visually illustrate these messages to a wide variety of people. They can do this in an emotional, aesthetic, or symbolic way. "
Q: What is your artistic outlook on life?
A: " I believe art can be ugly, pretty, or chaotic. It doesn’t always have to project a profound meaning, however, the art will always have a goal in mind. "
Q: What advice would you give your younger self?
A: "Always try new things, new materials, and most importantly ASK QUESTIONS. What are you trying to push through your art?"