The Creative Unconscious: What's your name, age, and professional title? Where are you currently employed?
Marcus Oakley: Marcus Oakley / 43 / Graphic Artist
TCU: What hobbies do you have outside of your professional field that keep you inspired and motivated to generate personal work? How do they inspire you?
MO: Walking / Cycling / Camping / Reading / Nature / Landscape / Architecture / Baking Bread / 1970’s Films / Ceramics / Melodic Music / Art & Design
TCU: Do you have a hard time balancing being a creative professional and generating personal work that you're proud of?
MO: I don’t have a hard time / I’m really interested in the fuzzy and foggy overlap of Art and Design. Both my practices professional and personal have a symbiotic relationship and they both inform each other.
TCU: What time of day do you feel the most creative? What about the most productive?
MO: Generally in the day time although strange ideas can appear in the night time.
TCU: What are your creative goals for the future?
MO: I don’t have any specific goals just to keep on keeping on.
TCU: Are you working on any personal projects right now? If so, can you share a little bit about your inspiration and your creative process?
MO: Something I have been wanting to work on are kites and I will be continue to work on my music project ‘The Sunflower Band.'
TCU: What scares you?
MO: Nothing I can think of.
TCU: What does success mean to you?
MO: I’m not sure what success really is.
If you'd like to learn more about Marcus and his projects, head over to www.marcusoakley.com.