Stepping Out And Growing an Art Business | Artist Entrepreneur Jennifer Gough | AQ’s Blog & Grill

0:40 – Starting to be an Artist, and what it took
3:09 – Having MindsEye Studio for work
4:27 – Taking care of your Brand
5:14 – Using Twitter effectively
7:34 – Painting Steve Jobs
9:41 – Always volunteer, “Me Please”
10:42 – Maintaining Brand integrity
12:14 – Next steps for Jennifer
13:34 – 3 encouraging tips for starting out

Entrepreneur and professional artist, Jennifer Gough, speaks with Alan about finding her purpose in her art and how she completely changed her career to follow her passion. Jennifer’s mission is to inspire people to follow their dreams, and make their passions happen. She talks about growing her art business by saying yes to opportunities, taking chances, finding the right balance when she first launched Minds Eye Studio Art, and how she utilizes social media to keep her business thriving.

Jennifer Gough is a self-taught, multidisciplinary, visual and conceptual artist and entrepreneur. In 2010, Jennifer was named one of Waterloo Regional Record’s 40 Under 40, as well as being nominated for Woman of the Year, Arts & Culture at Kitchener Oktoberfest. Jennifer inspires many with her story of success, going from a 9-5 career to following her passion by running a successful art business.

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