Business owner Brianna Buford and community artist Antonia “Toni” Ruppert joined Intercultural Spark just and hour before the inauguration. We talked about how to keep the spark burning inside you and why it’s important to keep pushing forward in the face of adversity–personal or global!
Brianna is the founder of Brianna Buford & Co., a webinar, workshop and virtual event management company. Toni Ruppert is an artist who was recently selected as the Artist-in-Residence for INVEST South/West Austin Chicago Artist-In-Residence program. The program is a pilot project aimed to create public art and site-specific cultural programs that reflect the Austin community’s spirit.
Key Takeaways with Toni Ruppert and Brianna Buford
- INVEST South/West Austin Chicago will bring community/public art to Chicago’s Austin neighborhood.
- Join the Facebook Group to share your ideas for the Austin community and public art program. Join now!
- Using the people around me, people I know, and God are inspirations for artist Toni Ruppert
- What does Brianna tell people who doubt that they have something to bring to the world. “Stop it.”
- “Approach life being open, loving and courageous.”
- Ways to jump start action when things seem overwhelming? Put on (literally) rose colored glasses, play your favorite playlist, and, for Toni–think of who you are doing it for, and think about who is coming up after you, younger people starting now.
- How do you pour gasoline on your spark so that it grows?
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