“It’s going to take time” something Hillary Butler wishes she could go back and tell herself on day one of her business. Now eleven years into being a professional artist, Hillary has a thing or two to say about staying in the game, pivoting with the times, and being innovative while keeping true to yourself. She can remember the days of making connections over handshakes and selling art to friends, the rise and fall and rise again of social platforms like Facebook and Instagram, and the not so glamorous reality of putting your head down and doing the work.
If you want to stay in business for the long haul, take note from those who have done it! Over a decade of painting and selling things, Hillary Butler shares insights on sticking it out through the ebbs and flows of recessions, marketing strategies, slow seasons and pinch me moments. Today’s guest is a client turned lifelong friend, the incredible artist Hillary Butler!
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Hillary is a semi- abstract painter who has been filling walls with elevated color soirées since 2011. She’s a podcast junkie, lover of long dinners with good friends and Sunday afternoons with a good book. She and her husband live in Memphis, TN. and have two frenetic redheaded boys who keep them on their toes and make life really exciting. She is honored to have work featured on ABC’s hit show, Nashville, and has had the opportunity to show at Agora Gallery in New York. Several hit blogs have featured some HB work. Among these are Better Homes and Gardens, Domino, & Design Love Fest.
December 15, 2022