Aaron Lee Embrey

creative living since 1976

Mom    and me, c. 1976

Mom and me,
c. 1976

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

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


Shorter (TL;DR) Version:

Hi! I’m Aaron!

I spent over two decades creating for large corporations. Then, I quit a great full-time gig at the end of 2015 to follow my bliss & make new things.

Now, I photograph & write things, but mostly, I love helping people create their own things.


Longer Version:

Hello, I’m Aaron Embrey, and I create things for fun and for work (and f’life, yo).

Basically, I write, photograph, and design things for myself and other people.

Many of my clients are in the process of making a change in their business or brand identity.

WHAT I DO:

I help people make their ideas into real things & build their brand.

HOW I HELP:

Over a 20+ year career guiding corporate creative departments, I’ve done it all from brand development to website deployment; print and interactive design; photography; trade shows & signage; direct marketing; advertising; and every creative service in-between.

Basically, I know how to create things.

And I love helping other people tap into their own source of inspiration, catalyze their creative process, and help make their ideas real.

My business is focused on helping entrepreneurs nurture their own creative process and/or make a change in their brand identity or world.


This is what we do. We’re the making ape. And no one is left out of the inheritance of that. That’s our shared human inheritance.
— Elizabeth Gilbert, On Being

WHY I CREATE:

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, check out my personal Museletter, where I share my own unique perspective and ideas 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 type of people who love to read :)

 So... You. Are. WELCOME!

And here’s a little more…