Three successful artists reveal the motivations and meaning behind their unique creative realms. 

To be an artist in today’s volatile art industry is to embody daring. It is to put one’s personal truth and vision out in the world, to face the whims of changing trends, fickle buyers and misguided interpretations by critics. Yet, to be a successful artist also amplifies the audacity—to go from obscure creativity to the biggest galleries, museums or theaters. We helped Cadillac highlight artists of color who have ventured to the farthest extent of their creativity and now fully embody the ethos: Dare Greatly.

Hebru Brantley

Maya Freelon Asante

Saya Woolfalk