Bryson Richard is a 30-year-old man born and raised in the small quaint town of St. Martinville, Louisiana. In December of 2011, Bryson was diagnosed with HIV and his life changed. He is currently employed by Crescent Care in New Orleans as a prevention navigator overseeing the CLEAR and +ONE programs, programs focused on PLWH; this has given him a chance to get more hands-on experience with those of us that live in this community. He has toured with ThriveSS of Atlanta for the release of the docufilm, Outrun the Sky. Using his talent for the arts, he plans on empowering and uplifting others thru visual arts, immersive art installment, and other artistic collaborations that leave a mark on this Earth saying that we are here and that we will thrive.