My Passion for Art

Describe when and how you discovered that you were interested in art, design, writing, architecture, or the particular major to which you are applying. Describe how this interest has manifested itself in your daily life.


As a young child, I always experienced awe and inspiration through art. Even twenty minutes of finger painting or dabbing emerald green petals with soap paint in the bathtub or doodling with chalk on the sidewalk reflected my passion as a young artist. Art is not only a passion for me, however, but also a talent that has molded my aesthetic character ever since my earliest childhood memories.

My mother first introduced me to the world of art. I began learning the piano at the age of six, and after the long tedious hours of practice and lessons, I am fortunate to have it as a hobby that can surround me with sonorous peace or fill the room with vivid enthusiasm. I also began taking ballet lessons during that time, along with my favorite childhood memory: splashing acrylic paint and watercolors at an art studio in Chicago. Later, I learned my second instrument, the flute, and joined the school band when I was in seventh grade. As a senior in high school, I am proud to still be part of the band. All of these artistic pursuits have allowed me to express my inner identity.

When I was in seventh grade, I began to take journalism classes and even created my own fashion magazine with a group of friends. Ann Curry was my favorite news...

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