Whether you believe in fate, good luck or simply being in the right place at the right time, Louise Barson has done just that.
From a corporate beginning in accountancy, Louise is now on her second freelance career as an artist. She paints, draws and creates her own original pieces. She works on commissions as well as creating a portfolio, which she then sells as originals, prints, cards and a calendar.
It’s not been a straight forward story as she was successful in her forst business, decluttering and organising, however, as she describes so well, she took a step back but didn’t want to retire and here is where the serendipity begins.
Putting artist on her passport renewal was her first signal to the world, even though it was a few months later before she actually started, but that she did. This was followed by an offer to buy a piece after she had shared her work with friends an family on social media and really, 4 years later, she hasn’t looked back!!
Louise’s story has a bit of everything and her attitude is incredible she supports local causes, while growing her artistic enterprise.
Andy McAnally is a lifelong resident of South Stockport and has set up The SKoop during spring 2020 as a way to draw on the awesome community spirit in the area. The SKoop is for residents and business owners in Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Bramhall, Hazel Grove, Marple and Stockport.
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