You know them as faculty members, school officials, researchers, co-workers and alums. But the people below are artists, too, and part of a campus community that’s rich in both celebrated and hidden artistic talent. Click each photo to read, in their own words, a little about why the arts and design — including music, dance, painting, theater, architecture and photography — give them joy and insight. They’ll also tell you about the importance of looking at life through multiple lenses, a major focus of Berkeley’s new Arts + Design Initiative.
Interviews: Gretchen Kell