We had the good fortune of connecting with Angelica Willberg and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Angelica, why did you pursue a creative career?
I didn’t really choose to pursue a creative career, it chose me. I could never envision myself doing anything else. Art has always been an outlet where I can express myself and be myself. Creating is how I cope and understand the world around me. Growing up I used to express myself with fashion and music, but I loved taking pictures, which I still love to this day. There’s always something new and I never gets dull or boring. Photography chose me.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
What sets me apart from other artist is that there’s only one of me, everyone is different in their way and I think that my work represents determination, passion, hard work and be able to show things that otherwise would go unseen. Raw talent alone is not enough in todays world. Art is a state of mind. Life itself is full of challenges. It’s a tough and very competitive out there in the world of art, you have to believe in yourself, what you do and create because most people might not, be prepared for that and still continue working. It’s always great to have other artist you can reach out to for advice, surrounding yourself with other artists of all genre is great. Challenges are good and will push you out of your comfort zone and if will help you grow as an artist. But trust your instincts.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
The scenery in LA is everything. From the beaches in Malibu and the mountains in Angeles National Forest, the city views from the top of the Wisdom Tree hike, to see the beautiful diverse nature Los Angeles has to offer with incredible views. A must place to relax at is the Cannabis Cafe in WEHO. WEHO also have many good resturans such as Crossroads Kitchen as well as Nic’s On Beverly. Enjoy some live EMD music would be Exchange LA or Academy LA.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I think I’d like to bring some light onto blink-182, all the days and nights throughout the years that I’ve spent creating while listening to their music, I couldn’t have done any of it if they weren’t blasting as loud as possible from my loud speakers, while annoying my family and my neighbors, because music elevates my creative ability to focus while also spiral out into creativity.