Artists. Innovators. Problem solvers. Tastemakers. Meet 16 brilliant creatives who boldly push boundaries and challenge the status quo, inspiring others to follow their hearts and pursue their passions.

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The Art of Surprise

The best things in life can take us by surprise. Dancer Stephen “tWitch” Boss and tastemaker Simon Doonan defied expectations by going against the grain.

Master the paring knife as you learn to easily core a jalapeƱo, tomato or cauliflower and zest an orange then learn how to cut down butternut squash and pineapple as you tackle a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Taking It to the Streets

Art sparks conversation, pushes agendas and always provokes a reaction. Artists Allison Tinati (Hueman) and Olek use their colorful visions to transform public spaces.

Inspired by Culture

Sometimes you have to look to the past in order to move forward. Composer Adrian Younge and fashion designer Anita Dongre inspires others by combining tradition with the promise of tomorrow.

Reimagining an Old Craft

What’s old is new again. Artists Sarah K. Benning and Jon Contino draw inspiration from the way things used to be, while daring to be different.

Labels Don’t Apply

Two fearless women carving up their own labels. Jessamyn Stanley and Griffon Ramsey prove that it pays to be different.

Beyond the Obvious

Things aren’t always as they seem. Brooke Shaden and Tiffanie Turner are two artists who believe in the surprising power of what you don’t always see.

Creating Outside the Lines

Some people march to the beat of a different drum. Visionaries Kirsten Potenza and Robert Wyland refuse to follow the crowd in order to express themselves creatively.

Lauri Kranz

When a passion becomes an obsession and grows into a profession. Tastemaker Lauri Kranz creates new art forms out of edible landscapes.

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