Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in arts but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Jasmine Beane, an abstract artist based in Roanoke, VA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I’m an artist. My customers are collectors of art.

Tell us about yourself

I graduated from Radford University in 2015 with my Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art. I had difficulty finding employment, so I started to pursue selling my work.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Having my art placed into a consignment shop.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

The hardest thing about being a business owner is making sure you make a profit.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Business plan, social media strategy, and good photos of your product.

Where can people find you and your business?


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