Galleries and Shows and how the learning curve goes…

Galleries and Shows and how the learning curve goes…

Hi folks!

So much to learn, so much to do! I barely remember to share it with you all. For the past (almost) year I have been studying how to sell art, how to embark on a creative career, how to get found, how to develop a body of work, etc,etc. I have been introduced to the world of art licensing and galleries and shows and illustration. At times, I’m overwhelmed by the possibility and the learning curve. I need to learn how to market myself, get my portfolio commercially ready, learn new technology (Think scanner, printer, website, Adobe Creative Suite, and the list goes on…) Some days I feel like I’m on information overload and others I am so thrilled to be learning every single day. I’m entering a field where there is ALWAYS room to grow, explore, and experiment. The journey is just beginning and it’s already been incredible. I have met like-minded creatives and found a whole world and niche where people do what they LOVE everyday. I have a fantastic and ultra-talented critique group and supporters online and offline who encourage me daily. I’m so thankful to have them early on as in many ways, I’m just beginning the process.

Today, I get to share with you that I had my FIRST EVER gallery event. One of my pieces was accepted into a local juried art show. I was beyond thrilled. And, I’m thinking about doing around 5 local shows/craft fairs in New England this summer. Exciting stuff.

photoHere I am next to my As the Deer painting in my children’s Animal Art series.

And here I am next to my favorite one from the show:

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But, the BEST part was that my family showed up as a surprise to see my show!! 🙂

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The cute little House of Art where the event was held.

and finally my excited face at all of the exciting and new things coming up this summer!!

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Stay tuned!!

jengadi jean <3

 

 

 

By | 2013-04-27T23:42:38+00:00 April 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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