Mission...To transform plans into actions.

Living Your Art, an artistic and career development company, was created in 1995 by Hilda Willis, the Producing Artistic Director and Lead Coach. Living Your Art (LYA) offers opportunities that include workshops and seminars as well as individual coaching to support its clients in achieving their goals. Living Your Art goes beyond the fundamental question of "How To" and seeks to uncover "What is in the way?"

Under the brand of Living Your Art, Hilda has and continues to coach, cultivate and produce in many artistic disciplines. A highlighted list of past and present clients include, but are not limited to:

  • Ankh Ra (Vocal Coach/Making the Band 4)

  • Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage (Recording Artist)

  • Gilbert Glenn Brown (Actor)

  • Sergia Perez (Actress)

  • Michael Wiley (Actor)

  • Anasa Troutman (Producer/Artist/Activist)

  • Julie Rainbow (Literary Artist)

  • Vanessa Manley (Dancer)

  • Tawana Lael (Recording Artist)

  • Mad At Miles: A Black Woman's Guide to Truth (Producer - Atlanta Premier)

  • Jane Fonda (PAPY)

  • Michael Bolton (Safe Space of New Haven)

  • India.Arie (Recording Artist)

  • Alimi Ballard (Actor)

  • Donald Faison (Actor)

  • Jamal Joseph (Director/Writer) 

  • Eli Knice (Visual Artist)

  • Shiek Mahmud-Bey (Actor)

  • Charles Malik Whitfield (Actor)

  • LeiSha Starchia (Visual Fine Artist)

  • The Ossie Davis Endowment for Education(Producing Director - Celebrity Tour)

MISSION...To use the cathartic force of art to define living, accept change and empower.