We had the good fortune of connecting with Rebecca Prince and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Rebecca, have you ever found yourself in a spot where you had to decide whether to give up or keep going? How did you make the choice?
I don’t really believe in giving up, but there are times when it might be necessary to move on to something different. It really comes down to knowing that I am no longer moving toward my intended goal. That being said, sometimes goals shift and change so discerning the difference is important. My life motto is “Ever Increasing” and if I discover something is holding me back it is time to let go and try something new.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Have you ever struggled with how to show your love for someone in a tangible way? Is all you have left of a loved one is memories? My newest project is personalizing small boxes with hand drawn and painted portraits. My goal is to capture the personality of your loved one, not just their likeness. I create a unique gift or keepsake for you to treasure for years to come.

Any great local spots you’d like to shoutout?
Summer Moon coffee would be first on my list. They wood-fire roast their coffee beans and the wood makes it so good. My husband and I first visited them in Austin but luckily there are locations in Frisco, Keller, and Fort Worth where we are able to satisfy our craving. Jam & Toast also has amazing coffee along with a unique selection of food. This family owned and ran restaurant in Irving, serves large portions of delicious food as well as a friendly atmosphere that makes you feel at home. I recommend the Berry Bliss French Toast.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Art House Dallas has been a major influence in my artist journey. The community there is so encouraging and the variety of artists leads to such interesting conversations and collaborations. At their Exchange events it is common to meet musicians, writers, visual artists, and a variety of creative individuals. I’m currently involved in my second visual artist group, Awaken Creativity, through Art House Dallas. This program seeks to create consistent community through monthly meetings with a small group of other artists for feedback and inspiration. However, my biggest supporter and person that deserves the most credit for where I am today is my husband, Robert. He makes sure I have the time to create and encourages my adventures in learning new techniques and mediums. He helps me work through problems and discouragement. Without him there would be no art creation in my life.

Website: https://www.artworkarchive.com/profile/rebecca_prince
Instagram: prince_beck

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