134: Artist Journey from So-So to Sold Out with Dawn Trimble

with host artist Miriam Schulman

Today, I’ve invited Dawn Trimble to The Inspiration Place Podcast and we’re talking all about how one artist went from struggling artist to sold out collections!


In this podcast, you will discover…

  • Why you’re not alone in your self doubt
  • Why you can’t get “there” from “here”
  • Practical takeaways that you can start applying today

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About Dawn

Dawn is an architect and interior designer turned fine artist. After years of working in corporate design firms, she began looking for less stressful, more meaningful ways to express herself. She was naturally drawn to the patience and reflection painting with watercolor offered her. A layoff last April due to COVID gave her the courage to pursue her true passion. Dawn’s inspiration is rooted in her love for design and builds art collections that are in response to our current culture through the lens of her faith.

About the host, Miriam Schulman

In case we haven’t met yet,  I’m Miriam Schulman, Chief Inspiration Officer of The Inspiration Place. I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity, learn new skills and techniques, and profit from their art.  After witnessing the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I abandoned a lucrative hedge fund job to work on my art full time. Rejecting the starving artist myth, my paintings have been seen on NBC, published in art magazines & home decor books, and collected worldwide. I’d love to invite you to check out one of my free resources for art lovers (of every passion level) at schulmanart.com/freebies

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Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. I’m adding a bunch of bonus episodes to the mix and if you’re not subscribed there’s a good chance you’ll miss out on those. Click here to subscribe in iTunes!

Now if you’re feeling extra loving, I would be really grateful if you left me a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other people find my podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in an read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you!

Listener shout out of the week!

“Thank you!
I have been feeling uninspired, lots of ideas, just limited materials. As an artist who grew up in persistent poverty, I am eternally grateful for this podcast helping me gain new perspectives. Thank you for answering so many questions that have crossed my mind. I feel much less alone.”


I just OPENED the doors to the Artist Incubator Self Study program!

This program is PERFECT for artists 👩‍🎨👨‍🎨 who are ready to kick things up a notch when it comes to making a sustainable income from their art. 

If that’s you, get ALL the details here!
👉 schulmanart.com/enroll

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I’m Miriam Schulman, Chief Inspiration Officer.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity, learn new skills and techniques, and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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