Ep.122: How to start an art business, with Stephanie Krist (Fired Figments)

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Stephanie Krist, the owner of Fired Figments, a handcrafted ceramics. She studied Studio Art and business administration. Stephanie sells her fantasy dragon creations online and on art shows.

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Key Takeaways

“Put yourself passionately in charge and get what you want!”

  • Stephanie has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and she attended business program and wrote a business plan directly in the college
  • Stephanie sells her creations mostly through Instagram and she uses flash sales on her website. Then she sells on the local art shows and art festivals. This is, however, a lot more work because she has to work with inventory and forecasts. Selling online is more efficient
  • Stephanie describes her brand as aiming to bring a little bit of magic to your everyday routine. All the Dragons get birth certificates. They are the figments of your imagination (Fired figments)

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Special thanks to Stephanie for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Stephanie Krist, used with permission

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