Why Stories Matter

There are countless events unfolding around us every moment, but it’s the ones we remember and tell stories about that truly define who we are. That’s how House of Nod, an emmy-winning production company, decided to interpret the question “Why do stories matter?” in the form of an inspirational one-minute film. Watch the film below and then read the interview with creative director of House of Nod, Robert Kolodny, about the importance of telling stories.

Why Do Stories Matter? That’s Like Asking Why You Should Eat from Contently on Vimeo.

About Us

Tracy Landon, CEO and Founder

Tracy Landon, Founder and CEO

Tracy, Founder, is an artist who spent her career as a special education teacher and leader in education.  She holds a Doctorate from the University of Virginia in Special Education.  Tracy has always had a passion to create and to help others. Continue reading “About Us”

Artist Interview: Elizabeth Williams

Q: What does ‘being an artist’ mean to you?
A: Tough question! For me, and as a songwriter specifically, being an artist means having the courage to make the personal public and to put growth and discovery at the forefront of everything. Question yourself, wrangle with those difficult emotions, never stop learning, and don’t be afraid to put yourself out there because communication is crucial. Lately I’ve been think of art as a way of seeing and communicating about the world — I think perhaps a more intuitive and challenging way than most. It’s about reaching out to others and saying, “Hey, here’s what I see and feel— what about you? Please join me.” I guess being an artist is really about being vulnerable, and never quitting. Continue reading “Artist Interview: Elizabeth Williams”

Make the Most of Our Social Media

social media

Hello big StoriesToArt family! As with any relationship, it isn’t real until it’s Facebook official. So connect with us!

We have an incredibly active social media presence already, but it won’t ever be complete if we aren’t connecting with our artists. It’s what drives our community, and frankly, I get a little lonely sometimes. But it’s not all about me, here’s what’s in it for you:  Continue reading “Make the Most of Our Social Media”