The Hero’s Journey of Jeremy Silva

What is the best thing that I love about my work? – They have given me the voice I have always craved in the world
What is my idea of happiness? – Meeting other artists & people through my work and that feeling of inspiration it gives me
What is my greatest fear?-  Madonna no longer making new music!
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? – I am not a patient person
Which living persons in my profession do I most admire? – Artist David Paulkay. He is a force to be around, a brilliant artist, and is constantly teaching and inspiring me!
What is my greatest extravagance? My Land Rover
On what occasion would I lie? – I think of myself as a brutal truth-teller, my husband can attest to it lol.  But when I do lie its def for a good reason!
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? – Nothing! They are alive to me, and all living things are not perfect, so I don’t see imperfections or mistakes, they just keep evolving and growing like everything else around does
When and where was I the happiest, in my work? – Whenever I get a show and get to meet my fans in person! I live for those interactions
If I could, what would I change about myself?  My impatience
What is my greatest achievement in work? Just being able to do what I do full time for the last 10 years in NYC!
Where would I most like to live? I am living where I would most like to live. Have been in NYC for 18 years now! Originally from The BigIsland of Hawaii.
What is my most treasured possession? My Japanese Chin dog
What is my most inspirational location, in my city? I love the feeling of being in the Tribecca area of NYC, I always try to imagine living in that part of town one day!
What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?  I have always loved to eat at ( 44X ) on 10th Ave and 44th St
What books influenced my life and how? Cristopher Hitchens ” God Is Not Great, How Religion Poisons Everything”
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen to on my last day?  Madonna’s  Future Lovers song from her ” Confessions On a Dance Floor ” album…When they scatter my ashes at my fav beach in Hawaii, that has to be played
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Madonna, she has been like a distant mother and muse to me all my life
Which movie would I recommend to see once in a lifetime? My Fair Lady
What role plays art in my life and work?  I am all consumed by my work, I want to leave a lasting legacy
What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me? You are the only one who can tell your own story in whatever ways you want, I chose art
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My husband interior designer Santiago Tomas
Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2020? Italian & American Vogue , The NewYork Times,  New York Magazine .
Which people in my profession who can make a real difference in my creative career would i love to meet in 2020? Art Advisor Maria Brito,  Yvonne Force Villareal of Culture Corps, Art influencer Benny Or .
What project, in 2020, am I looking forward to work on? My first ever video interview I worked on for a year with the talented curator Han Hongzheng
Where can you see me or my work in 2020? Nowhere at the moment that I can mention right now. I am currently part of an online exhibit ” Beyond Borders ” Curated by Han Hongzheng
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?  That I will be doing art until the day I die
Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story? My husband interior designer ” Santiago Tomas “.     Art Advisor Natasha Schlesinger of Artmuse.  Art curator Han Hongzheng. Artist Jessica Lichtenstein.  Artist Stephanie Hirsh. Artist Tatyana Murray. Artist Bethany Czarnecki. Artist Heidi Lanino. Artist Devan Shimoyama

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