I help visual artists leverage their artistic identity and master the art of selling – so they can build thriving businesses.
We all deserve to find success in our passion.
Vanessa Turner is an Artist Coach & Strategist, trained through the Creativity Coaching Association. Vanessa works with visual artists like you who share a common dream – To make art a bigger part of your life.
In her years as a professional artists, Vanessa has become intimately familiar with the challenges that artists face in marketing and sales. Implementing a proven strategy is a game changer and Vanessa will ensure you do just that!
Many of Vanessa’s clients have careers in other professions which they wish to maintain for job security. Others want to take the leap into the arts full-time. Whatever your chosen path, Vanessa will help you to achieve greater creative and financial fulfillment by developing productive studio practices, identifying your market in the art world, and attracting aligned collectors online.
Through coaching, you will restore the creative dreams that you have parked to the side and find success in your passion!
The fire I couldn't put out... my story
As an Artist Coach it would be out of integrity if I didn’t share how I got here.
Whilst I’ve always had a strong passion for art, I didn’t study or ‘formally train’ in fine art. I took art in high school, but then gravitated towards the sciences as I was always advised art was merely a ‘hobby’.
I obtained a degree in Engineering followed by an MBA. Years after graduating, while managing a new career and motherhood, I tried to begin creating again. And it felt IMPOSSIBLE! The process was so frustrating, that it led to a 3yr hiatus from creating. But my calling became too loud to ignore. So I embarked on a mission to develop a creative practice which aligned with my lifestyle and began extensive studies on the business of fine art.
Fast forward to present day, I’ve been exhibiting professionally for over 15 years and am grateful to have been the recipient of numerous awards. My work is published internationally, and I’m represented in many private collections around the globe. The experience has been so impactful that I’ve found myself drawn to help other’s do the same!
I’m intimately familiar with the challenges that artists face. I know the struggle of balancing an art career with the responsibilities of motherhood or another profession. And I know what it takes to create a thriving business. – I’m here to help light the way as you embrace your passion and make art a bigger part of your life!
Let’s Change the Narrative!
A data survey of the permanent collections of 18 prominent art museums in the U.S. found that out of over 10,000 artists, 87% are male!
Throughout life, I experienced the greatest growth when my potential and passion were nurtured by fabulous mentors. These women urged me to grow and learn without fear. Without them, my art would just be a statistic.
Now, it’s time for me to do the same for you!
Let’s get on the right side of the statistics.