|Image by Zed Studio 7|
She embraces the same concept I do of Ujamaa - a belief in cooperative economics or as I loosely translate - "My success is dependent on your success, we build our wealth together." There is also an emphasis on giving back. From free summer art camps for underprivileged children, to her work helping educate and motivate others to find financial success doing what they love, she continues to touch lives and build a sense of community.
As the 4th edition of Art World Expo fast approaches on May 2nd, I wanted to give each of you an opportunity to hear about her journey to this moment. Welcome to this behind the scenes Q & A with my dear friend - Monika Blichar.
|Live painting mages by - Left Daniel Jolly, Centre Norm Lee, Right Jos Van Poederooyen|
|Left, Diamond Dolls - Right, Art Camp|
|Left, the great art store featured on one side of her art studio, |
Right, some of Monika's art work custom printed on a pillow, a backpack and a shopping bag.
|Image on Left by aVision Photography|
|Left Image by Jerome Kashetsky, middle image by Patrick Parenteau|
|Images by Patrick Parenteau|
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