Category Archives: art business

Best of 2015

Exciting news! I am happy to announce that I won Best of 2018 small business award through Overland Park. In particular, it was for my art classes and parties which advertise under Art Fun For Everyone. My Paint Your Pet … Continue reading

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Full circle round

I was asked to hang my work and give an art talk at an office I worked at 11 years ago this week. It also happens to be my sons 10th birthday. The interesting part about all of this is … Continue reading

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6 Acceptance Letters

I have mentioned in past blog posts that I decided to start applying for things I didn’t have the nerve to apply before. I also applied for a lot of festivals I’ve never done, residencies that look interesting, and even … Continue reading

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Creating Opportunities

I once heard that if you weren’t being rejected, you weren’t reaching far enough. This has been stuck in my head for awhile. I realized this year that I rarely do anything that I think I have a chance at … Continue reading

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From the studio to retail

Whenever someone buys a painting from me, I send along one of my art cards and write a thank you note inside. I love the way they look and the personalized touch.   Then in the past year, I’ve become more … Continue reading

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When a vision becomes reality

Several years ago I had a vision. I thought, ‘wouldn’t it be cool to wear my own artwork’. The more I thought about it, the more I liked the idea. I researched companies that could print my artwork onto fabric. … Continue reading

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I collect people

Someone told me once that I “collect people”. She was referencing the fact that usually after she ends a job or moves onto a new chapter in her life, she rarely stays in touch with people from that period of … Continue reading

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