The Heroine’s Journey of Sylvia Toy

Very nice opportunity for me, this Peter de Kuster interview. Please check it out and also, his interviews of other folks.

The Heroine's Journey

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It makes me feel free. My first sculpture professor was a precocious young man who told me “You can do anything you want.” I knew one day I would understand what he meant. When I told my husband that I had figured out how to make my characters float in outer space in our livingroom, I finally understood what my teacher was talking about.
What is my idea of perfect happiness? I have had a mental illness since I was child that frequently interferes with my emotional and intellectual processes. Beginning when I was 19, it was a nearly always an obstacle to my creativity. I made it my number one goal to achieve a state of mind in which I could be creative whenever I wanted to be. That is perfect happiness.
What is my greatest fear? My…

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