Your Story: Heidi Lowe Gallery

By HBS Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Your name: Heidi Lowe

Name of your business: Heidi Lowe Gallery

Your background: Started my own jewelry business at the age of 13, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jewelry and Metalsmithing at Maine College of Art, then received a Master of Fine Arts in Metals at State University of New York, New Paltz, interned at Leo Koenig Gallery in NYC

Your chief characteristic: busy, creative, and determined

Your regular reads: The Week, New York Times Magazine, Design Sponge, Art and Business Books

Clients, Customers, Constituents: Conscientious buyers, people who support local and handmade art

How long have you been in business? 4 years

Where do you do business? Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Your concrete inspiration: Making the world more beautiful

Your big dreams: To make a living doing what I love

Your first success: At 13 years old I started my first jewelry business, a month later the stores reordered

The status of your business: Better every year

The future of your business: To fully support me and many other artist's creative endeavors

Your greatest challenge in business: Pricing

Business pet peeve: People who drop the ball

Your favorite entrepreneurs, pioneers, mavericks, artists, and heros from real life and history: My mom, Charles Flynne, Peter Korn

The greatest rewards of your entrepreneurship: Getting to see my ideas and visions realized

Your idea of happiness in business: All the parts working together

Your present state of mind: Contemplation and Growth

Your business advise: Be happy where you are, it is constantly changing

Your favorite motto: "Each of us must be the change we want to see in the world." Mahatma Ghandi

Your favorite business book: The Alchemist

Your one sentence business story: I have created a well-rounded life - making, teaching, and showing art which all come together to form a "career."

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