Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
What were your initial thoughts when invited to participate: Wow! I get the chance to do something that most people my age, or anyone for that matter, don't get the opportunity to do their entire life-time! I get to travel across an ocean and see one of the most beautiful places in the world. Also I was so excited that I could get to witness a culture so different from my own.
Movies: I am a movie fanatic! Just about any movie besides horrors I will watch. However, just a few of my favorites include, but are not limited to: "Lord of the Rings Trilogy," "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Princess Bride," "Apollo 13," "Alien Vs. Predator," "Mulan," "Sherlock Holmes," "Karate Kid" (the old and new versions), and many, many more!
Music: I love listening to music that comes from movies or video games. My favorite is listening to music from the Xbox game Halo. Also, I enjoy Christian rap and orchestral music.
Food: PASTA! Anything with noodles in it, just about.
What I hope to learn: Well, most of all I'm hoping to learn about something besides America! It’s not healthy to stay cooped up and focused on one thing. I want to broaden my thinking and the way I see things.
During the beginning of my training at the IMA, I had the pleasure of meeting a gentleman named Travis Dinicola. He is the host for a radio talk show, “The Art of the Matter”. He talks to artists from all … Continue reading →