This past week I was asked to speak at Gravitate, a local co-working space in Des Moines about my transition from a full-time graphic designer to a freelance illustrator.
I quit my job. This past Friday, after the obligatory two weeks following my resignation, I wiped my computer clean of all traces of myself, gathered my last possessions, and walked out the door. It felt exhilarating.
This past weekend I was excited to count myself among the more seasoned vendors at the new Ember Market In Des Moines.
I am excited to announce that I am now partnering with Ephemera stationary studio to sell cards and prints!
There's a good reason I often paint and draw flowers. It's a way to make two of my passions, art and nature meet!
It would be an exaggeration to say that I look forward to Des Moines’ Art Week more than I do the days leading up to Christmas, but it certainly comes in a close second.