Episode 36 - Dorothy Shain, Fine Artist, on Fostering Connections to Create Dream Collaborations & Building a Bucket List for Your Career

In this episode, Dorothy Shain shares about her life in Greenville, SC, how she discovered she could have a career in art and how she views her style and voice. We also chat about collaborations that have shaped her business, how to overcome the fear of rejection when seeking partnerships and why building connections is important.

 

About Dorothy:

Dorothy Shain, a Greenville, South Carolina based artist, has a dynamic portfolio.  She graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2012 with a B.A. in studio art. From her collages and patterns to her landscapes, Dorothy’s exploration of mediums is reflective of the colors, textures, and patterns drawn from her adventures around the globe.  Heavily influenced by her travels, which commenced during a college Semester at Sea, Dorothy has taken her experiences back to her studio allowing the art to reveal the inspirations and influence of the cultures, people and places seen. She is constantly fueled, as an individual and an artist, by traveling to new places, meeting new people, and being outdoors.  These three things constantly remind her of her place in the world and her connection to it.

 Photography By: Emily Bolt

Photography By: Emily Bolt

 

Website: http://www.dorothyshain.com/

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dorothyshainart/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/dshain/

 

Links:

Silk Scarves by Dorothy Shain in collaboration with CITY Boots: https://cityboots.com/collections/city-scarf

This 100% silk scarf is inspired by the beauty of Texas and the love of exploration. With your scarf, we hope you take a little piece of Texas wherever you go. 100% silk, 34"x 34"

 

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About The Positively Creative Podcast:

The Positively Creative Podcast was created by Dorothy Collier, artist of Dorothy Art, for creative entrepreneurs. When Dorothy started having a positive outlook on every aspect of her life, including her art career, the creativity and opportunities started overflowing! Join her as she chats with other small business owners, discussing the ins and outs of how to run a creative business and how they make it in their respective fields.

To learn more about The Positively Creative Podcast, visit our website or head over to our Patreon page! You can also find Dorothy on Instagram at @positivelycreativepodcast and @dorothyart!