Ann Rea has served as an international marketing consultant for a number of painters, mixed media artists, photographers, musicians, designers, wine makers, and even Fortune 500 companies, such as; E & J Gallo Winery and General Motors.
Rea initiated the concept of selling the same car for the same price removing dreaded haggling from the car buying experience, helping put the GM Saturn car on the map.
Armed with this success she eventually decided to build her own art business. She turned a profit within one year and then decided to help other artists. Ann offer’s limited consulting, one on one coaching by application, and she teaches Artists Who THRIVE Seminars, including those sponsored by the Small Business Development Centers to a record numbers of attendees.
By sharing her experiences and insights she has guided a diverse number of artists from across the globe in building profitable businesses by developing effective marketing strategies and maintaining creative freedom.
Rea’s oil paintings, and her inspired business approach, have been featured on the “Fine Living” network, in “Fortune” magazine, and profiled in the book “Career Renegade.” Her talent is commended by American art icon Wayne Thiebaud, and she has a growing list of collectors across North America and Europe.