Tina Tompkins Ames - Artsy Inspirations
Medium(s): Mixed Media
Summary/Artist Statement:Tina Tompkins Ames is a classically trained artist who has lived her life unconventionally. . .
-as a business person who has built up and sold 7 businesses she created from the ground up – including cafes, art gallery/frame shops & even a cookie company.
-as a touring artist – doing shows across the East Coast with her now grown boys.
-as an instructor for creative retreats, continuing education & a variety of seminars on creative living. She is certified as an instructor of Simple Abundance – for best selling author Sarah Ban Breathnach.
-as a Marketing/PR Director for a hospital system in WNY.
- and currently the owner of Artsy Inspirations(an art wholesale/retail company) and the website CourageousChick.com
See a fun article about Tina and her bartering skills at http://money.cnn.com/2009/06/23/smallbusiness/fair_trade.fsb/