Episode #29 Jacquie Gouveia, contemporary abstract landscape artist
Jacquie is a contemporary abstract landscape artist whose work has been featured in the Netflix series “House of Cards”, featured as a book cover and even used for the packaging and new product launch for an Australian toothpaste. If all this was not enough, she was also invited to become a member of the Art in Embassies Exhibition and has a painting included in the residence of the US Ambassador to Monrovia, Liberia.
In 2012, Jacquie was selected as one of the Top 50 Emerging Artists by the editorial staff of the New York based magazine, Art Business News and in 2013 she was a featured artist with the retail store West Elm where her work was shown in their catalog and on their website. Jacquie was also invited to display her work in the high-end marketplace, 1stdibs, in the New York Design Center in New York City. She was the first non-New York artist invited to sell her paintings through this venue.
“If you want to be a successful artist, start thinking of it as a business.”
In the show, Jacquie talks to us about:
Her journey from a business major to full time artist
Being a self taught artist
The value of producing bad paintings
How to be an artist that makes money
Packaging and selling art originals
Gallery representation versus self representation
Exhibitions, and how artists can get into one
Why she does abstract art and her process
What her studio looks like
WHERE YOU CAN FIND Jacquie