My past career as a professional skier completely shaped who I am as an artist, and in virtually every way. Every creative decision I make, I find myself referencing a similar athletic experience I’ve had. They may not seem relatable to some, but my skiing was simply another medium for my art. Sometimes it might give me an edge but, all the time, it gives me a unique perspective.” Read the in-depth interview with Greenpoint’s very own Clayton Vila here.