It all began in a cafe. What originally was a fun, creative hobby
became a career for me. About eight years ago, my friend, who worked there, convinced me to
approach the owners with pieces of my work; my paintings later decorated their shop.
Despite the slow start, my business did eventually end up taking off in the local area. At
first, I sold my paintings to my friends and family, but as word began to spread, my art did
too, from exhibitions in my home town to sculpting for bigger companies from around the