Married artists Lindz and Lamb play off of each other’s strengths to keep moving forward in their business + marriage. They also understand that their long-term success depends not only on themselves, but also on the collective strength of their community. In our conversation, Lindz and Lamb share why reinvesting profits into your art pays dividends, how no artist gets to where they are entirely on their own + what key factor is imperative for surviving as an artist.
John Fellows has made a name for himself creating fine art + also doing extensive work for companies like Red Bull, Element, Smartwool, Patagonia, Armada Skis + KEEN. His unique artistic style combines a mix of collaging, block printing + illustration, which has translated well into both sides of his business. In our conversation, John shares how live events has created a stronger fan base, why walking away from bad clients is important + why playing the long game has produced the strongest client partnerships.
Artwork provided by the artist. NAME: John FellowsOCCUPATIONS: Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Muralist, Printmaker LOCATION: Crested Butte, Colorado, USAART: johnfellowsart.com | Instagram @jfellows56
Leia Bell graduated with a BFA in Printmaking and started out making poster art for bands at a local concert venue. Now she and her husband Phil run Signed & Numbered, a custom frame shop + art gallery. In our conversation, Leia shares how she “got discovered,” how she and Phil run their business as a married couple and the different ways they earn a living.
Artwork provided by the artist unless otherwise noted. NAME: Leia BellOCCUPATIONS: Printmaker, Co-Owner of Signed & Numbered Custom Frame Shop & Gallery LOCATION: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA ART: Etsy store | Instagram: @builtfromwood