Self Employed Artist (Female, Age 49) in Lakeville, MN

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Current Job

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Job TitleSelf Employed Artist
Salary$50,000
Other Compensation None Set
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Company Size(not answered)
LocationLakeville, MN
Years Experience25 years

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I am a small one person company (sole artist) though I sometimes contract certain production work helpers. I design and create multi media art and sell my pieces through galleries, art shows and stores. I also do art for Renaissance Festivals through out the country.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I do just about everything in my business. Designing, creating, finding shows, contacting people. Though my daughter is doing my website, gallery and shopping cart for me. And my son in law keeps my computer and the server that my website is on, running.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
none. I pay for health insurance for my family. I can not get sick during a show or I lose money!

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I am happy with where I am at. My business is starting to take off now after 25 years of hard work.

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
No

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
No

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