Artists. Innovators. Problem solvers. Tastemakers. Meet 16 brilliant creatives who boldly push boundaries and challenge the status quo, inspiring others to follow their hearts and pursue their passions.
1. Simon Doonan
Barneys' creative ambassador Simon Doonan turned the art of window dressing on its head with his quirky, imaginative displays.
2. Stephen "tWitch" Boss
Pop culture icon Stephen "tWitch" Boss uses his fame to spread the joy of dancing, a passion he discovered early on.
Allison Tinati, who paints under the moniker "Hueman," draws on the human condition to create colorful mash-ups on massive walls.
Crochet artist Olek explores sexuality, feminist ideals and the evolution of communication through her colorful, conceptual displays.