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Arts Alive! podcast: Artist Carrie Jadus

Bill DeYoung

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Carrie Jadus is one of those left brain-right brain people who seem to be firing on all cranial cylinders. She is a painter whose dreamlike oils are both starkly reality-based and deeply impressionistic, yet she’s also able to apply a practical skill set – she’s got a B.S. in electrical engineering – to making her art work as not only a business, but a successful business.

One of St. Petersburg’s finest fine artists, Jadus is today’s guest on the Arts Alive! podcast. She has been making a living from her art for 18 years now.

She recalls early days when she doubted her abilities (and patience) as an artist, but could no longer stand to work a 9-to-5 cubicle job even though it paid the bills.

She recalls when she and her husband, fellow artist Mark Aeling, invested in what would become the Warehouse Arts District, opening a door for other creatives who desired and needed a place to work, a place that wouldn’t sap their finances dry with rent payments, or surround them with less enthusiastic or like-minded people.

Jadus talks about what it means – to her – to be able to wear that nametag that proudly says “I am an artist.”

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