Crystal Brannen

100 Creatives 2012: Jason Nodler, Artistic Director, Playwright, Director

"If I'm awake in one way or another, I'm working because everything I experience in the world influences the work that I do, and that's the unique thing about being an artist. Anything that you see or hear or feel may not become a part of your work consciously, but it's always getting in there unconsciously and the unconscious mind is so much more powerful a tool in self-expression and the making of art than the conscious mind, we're always trying to access that."