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5 Questions

5 Questions with Camilla Engstrom


True to her Swedish upbringing, Camilla Engstrom, now working from her Brooklyn, NY studio for almost two years, describes her personal aesthetic as minimal, strong, and comfortable. She discovered her creative interests through her grandfather, who was an artist and writer. Engstrom’s unique sense of humor shines through in the charming and relatable illustrations available at The Primary Essentials.

    1. If you weren't in your current occupation, what would you be doing? I would probably work with film.

    2. My proudest accomplishment is... Having the courage to start working for myself.

    3. The next goal on the horizon is... Solo show at Deli gallery in November. I want it to be my best show yet.

    4. Most recent TV binge? Stranger Things

    5. When do you feel like you’re at your best? When I'm making decisions that scare the hell out of me.