Our Behind The Creative works on two levels: firstly, you get to discover a creative we're buying stock in, and secondly, you get to peek through the window of all their loves and influences. From filmmakers and dancers to writers and actors - we're looking to shine a light on the people that make this messed up journey worthwhile.

The latest in our Behind The Creative series features New Orleans-based artist, Bronwyn Walls. We first stumbled across Walls' work via Instagram, which isn't always the greatest way to consume someone's art, but in this case, it most definitely was. From behind the scenes shots at her studio, to work so perfect we wish we could buy it all up, Walls is up there as one of our favourite artists right now. I guess this would be a good time to ask her some questions, right?

Check out our feature with Bronwyn below, then head over to her official site to dive into her fantastic work (we also recommend checking out her Instagram too).


What's your favourite album of all time and why?

The 405 Creative: New Orleans-based artist Bronwyn WallsLomelda’s album Thx holds a special place in my heart. The album came out only last year, but a lot has changed in my life since that time. So it carries a lot of nostalgia. Also, I’ve been lucky enough to witness these songs performed several times in very intimate settings. Hannah’s performance is so raw and emotionally charged and just straight beautiful. Tears.

What's your favourite film of all time and why?

The 405 Creative: New Orleans-based artist Bronwyn WallsI’m a film nerd and I love avant-garde cinema and cult classics, but when I’m honest with myself about my faaavorite film, it’s probably Titanic. It feels like such a personal cultural touchstone and a quintessential love story. It also played a part in my early understanding of classism and social injustice. Jack and Rose forever!

What's your go-to piece of clothing and what makes it so important to you?

I have this gorgeous Oscar de la Renta jumpsuit that was my grandmother’s in the '60s. It’s all black, covered in tulle and sequins. I only bring it out for very special occasions or as a costume piece. My grandmother passed away about 10 years ago, so I cherish the opportunity to wear the jumpsuit and channel some of her fabulous-ness.

What's your most essential gadget?

My Wacom tablet! I haven’t used it as much recently because I’ve been doing less digital work. But it’s an amazing tool because it can re-establish the relationship between the artist’s hand and the image in digital works. It’s also very helpful for detailed Photoshop stuff.

What's your favourite book of all time and why?

The 405 Creative: New Orleans-based artist Bronwyn WallsI just read Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels and I am obsessed. It’s technically four books but it’s one narrative tracing the friendship of two women in Naples, Italy throughout the course of their lives. Ferrante weaves so many themes throughout the novels including feminism, political corruption, class conflict, friendship, motherhood, and the list goes on, all while telling an intimate and relatable story. I’ve never been so entranced - I read all four novels over the course of one month!

Lastly, name someone you think we should be keeping an eye out for!

The 405 Creative: New Orleans-based artist Bronwyn WallsEva Claycomb!

Be sure to head over to Walls' official website to view some of her work.