Please join us as local experts share the experience they’ve accumulated in selling art both online and offline. Kinds of art represented will include illustrations, books, photography, photography offshoots, art on objects, and fine art. Our eclectic mix of speakers consists of experts in Amazon, Etsy, Fine Art America, Society6, WordPress Commerce, to Zazzle. Literally from "A" to "Z."
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Linda Barberic (a CDPUG member) of Keith Berr Photography is a producer who has held positions in some of Cleveland's top advertising agencies. She produces photo shoots from resorts in the Fiji Islands to ad campaigns for TransUnion, Aldi, ADT, Verizon, AT&T, General Mills, McDonald’s, Newell Rubbermaid, and Burger King. Linda also has a passion for yoga and has been sharing her knowledge of anatomy and yoga-healing for over a decade. She also founded and operates the SomaTea Company, specializing in healing teas and tisanas. Check out SomaTea.com.
Keith Berr (CDPUG member) of Keith Berr Photography is an award-winning commercial and fine-art photographer who has a new, 10,000-square-foot studio in Cleveland. He has been producing remarkable images for more than 30 years and his worldwide travels take him on assignments or personal projects to breathtaking vistas, people, food and native flair around the world. Whether he is working in his studio or an isolated location, he creates dramatic images that reveal his mastery of natural or created light.
Heidi Cool. Heidi Adam Cool • Web Design & Strategy, has 25 years of experience in web development. Her marketing background includes advertising, direct mail, copywriting, design, photography, product marketing and Internet marketing. She develops websites and social media plans designed to serve the needs of both clients and their target audiences. Heidi begins with site-planning organization and continues through development and testing. She has been building custom WordPress sites since 2007 and also works with clients who use pre-made themes that require customization.
John Popp is a sales manager at Dodd Camera with over 32 years of consulting in and sales of photography product. As Dodd's has expanded into major metropolitan markets beyond Cleveland, Dodd's has also expanded its presence onto Amazon in a major way. John will share what he has learned about selling on Amazon.
Karen Sandstrom is the director of communications at the Cleveland Institute of Art and a former writer Plain Dealer writer and editor. Her illustrations have appeared in the Plain Dealer, Crain's Cleveland Business, and Edible Cleveland, and in two books of poems published by Boyds Mills Press. She uses Etsy and Society6 to sell her drawings and illustrations on various products. Karen's website is www.karensandstrom.com.
Kelli Swan (CDPUG member) is an award-winning artist and graphic designer. Through her company, Cygnet Graphics Ltd., Kelli has sold her original creations, along with graphic design and custom portrait services, for over 25 years. As an artist, Kelli specializes in the beautiful and striking effect of black-and-white graphite pencil drawing. Kelli’s reproductions are currently sold through Fine Art America and Zazzle.com. Kelli received her BFA in Graphic Design (emphasis in Illustration) with summa cum Llaude honors from the University of Akron. Kelli's websites are https://www.pencilplace.com and https://www.cygnetgraphics.com.”
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