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Ann Rea: Artist, Entrepreneur, Instant Success

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Ann ReaIf you've never heard of painter Ann Rea then you are in for a real treat. Ann wowed the artist world when she burst onto the scene in 2004 with vivid landscapes of the vineyards of California. Within a year of starting her art business, Ann was profitable and has since expanded her business to include not only her beautiful canvas works, but also prints, postcards, public speaking and artist coaching.

Recently I had a chance to sit down and do a phone interview with Ann. In the interview she talks about how she went from not painting at all to being profitable in only a year and how any artist who wants to can do the same.

My favorite quote from the interview? "I'm not saying anyone should limit themselves. The starving artist is a myth."

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Cory Huff is a digital strategist specializing in helping artists learn to sell their art online. His Big Hairy Audacious Goal: help 1000 artists create a full-time living from their art. You can view more blog posts like these and get a free gift for ArtPal artists here: http://theabundantartist.com/start-here/New window