Argentine artist Nadine Baurin finds her balance as a Hispanic businesswoman. By Dave Howard (Mentor, Latin Business Today)
Creativity rarely goes hand-in-hand with her Hispanic business acumen. Business doesn’t interest many artists, as they would be the first to admit. But when Nadine Baurin decided 10 years ago that she wanted to do what she loved most - paint full-time - she knew she needed to be able to support herself.
To subsidize her painting, Baurin developed a Web site that allows artists to manage their creative portfolios at any time, from anywhere in the world. It also provides an online place where gallery owners can see artists’ work.
“Most professional artists give workshops to subsidize their careers. Others teach. I chose to provide a web site service,” Baurin says.
Baurin had spent a decade working as a user interface designer for EOS International, which supplies web-based automation software and knowledge management for libraries.