Aaron Lee Embrey

Creative since 1976

Mom    and me, c. March 1976

Mom and me,
c. March 1976

Me with my    Dad    (and    his barn    in the back), c.~2014

Me with my Dad (and his barn in the back),


Shorter (TL;DR) Version:

Hi, I’m Aaron!

For over two decades I created things for large corporations.

Then, I quit my full-time gig in 2016 to follow my bliss & make things of my own.

Now, I photograph & write, and I love helping other people create new things.


Longer Version:


I’m The Aaron Embrey :)

I create for fun and for work (& f’life, yo).

SO, I write, photograph, and design things for myself and for other people with ideas.

Some of the people I work with are just getting started with a new business idea.

Many have successful existing businesses that are in process of changing/rebranding.


I help people create and transform ideas into things, build brands, and share stories.


Over a 20+ year corporate creative career, I’ve done it all:

  • From brand development to website deployment…

  • Print and interactive design…

  • Photography and video production…

  • Trade show & signage for all sorts of events…

  • Direct marketing…

  • Advertising…

  • And probably every creative service in-between…

So, yeah, I know how to create things.

Printed things and digital things. I mean, lots of things, really.

Mostly, I love helping other people find their own inspiration, initiate their creative processes, and help make their ideas into real things.

[Human Beings] are the making ape. And no one is left out of the inheritance of that. That’s our shared human inheritance.
— Elizabeth Gilbert, On Being


At the heart of what I do is a sincere appreciation for the creative process.

I’ve always had an innate drive to create new things. 

And I think inspiration visits everyone.

Ideas come to us from the mysterious, creative ethers.

And it’s up to each of us to decide to take action on our ideas.

Regardless of whether or not we practice creativity, I believe the impulse to create lives inside all human beings.

I share this notion, with my creative teacher, Elizabeth Gilbert—that all human beings are creative by way of being HUMAN.

We’re all perpetually becoming the artists of our own lives through the unique ideas we create and share.

I love creating outside the confines of corporate cubicles and feeling free to make and share more of my own ideas and things.

And I love being able to help others create changes (and ideas!) of their own.

For more of my ideas check out my Museletter.

Where I share my own unique perspective on creativity, courage, and change.


Oh, hey!

You’re still here! 

If we’re still together—literally—on the same page, then, you’re probably, definitely, totally my people.

Since, I’m pretty sure, my people are the kind of people who love to read :)

 So... You. Are. WELCOME!

Here’s a little more…