Ep 5: Acacia Rogers on Following Your Gut Towards an Art Career

Acacia Rogers is a traditional painter based in New Hampshire. She paints beautiful landscapes and wildlife art and also works as an assistant to the prolific painter, Todd Bonita. So how did she go from working as a pet store manager to working full time as a painter with works featured in galleries? Hear her exciting, fast-paced story in this episode!

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WHERE TO FIND ACACIA ROGERS:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acaciarogersart/

Shop: http://acaciarogers.wixsite.com/artist/store

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfk4JnWUEkuMqLmySmWlWHQ/videos

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THINGS MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE:

Todd Bonita: http://www.toddbonita.com/

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EPISODE LESSONS:

1. Search for opportunities and be open to them

2. To sell your first pieces, try within your social circle like friends and family

3. Look for art coops or art associations to begin displaying art

4. Try to find a mentor who is doing what you want to do and incorporate some of what they’re doing into your own practice

Aleksandra Agosto