The Tamil Creator

EP #15: Thiviyaa Sehasothy – Marketing Professional By Day, Savvy Art Entrepreneur By Night

June 13, 2021 Ara Ehamparam Episode 15
The Tamil Creator
EP #15: Thiviyaa Sehasothy – Marketing Professional By Day, Savvy Art Entrepreneur By Night
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EP #15: Thiviyaa Sehasothy – Marketing Professional By Day, Savvy Art Entrepreneur By Night
Jun 13, 2021 Episode 15
Ara Ehamparam

Thiviyaa Sehasothy, aka Art By Thiviyaa, is a Toronto artist and painter whose specialty is creating magic on canvas with custom & original work for clients.  She joins Ara to discuss various topics including her first sale, how exhibitions built her confidence, the simultaneous balance between being an artist and a small business owner, and the personal legacy she wants to leave behind.

Connect with Thiviyaa - https://www.instagram.com/artbythiviyaa/

Timestamps:

01:06 - Introducing Thiviyaa Sehasothy aka Art By Thiviyaa
04:05 - Thiviyaa credits her brother for her success
07:41 - Ara’s brother impersonates him in public
09:15 - How Art By Thiviyaa came to be
14:15 - How exhibitions built Thiviyaa’s confidence
19:03 - Thiviyaa’s first sale
23:30 - How Thiviyaa balances being an artist and a small business owner 
26:36 - The difference between an original piece and a print
29:59 - Thiviyaa’s most popular art pieces
31:40 - The concept of doing something once and being paid for it repeatedly
34:20 - NFTs
40:58 - Thiviyaa’s biggest insecurity
46:59 - Where Thiviyaa sees herself in the next 3-5 years
50:35 - How Thiviyaa views money, the importance of valuing your work
58:55 - The personal legacy Thiviyaa wants to leave behind
59:52 - Advice Thiviyaa would give to other Tamil creators
1:02:02 - Creator Confessions
1:07:35 - The wrap up

Show Notes

Thiviyaa Sehasothy, aka Art By Thiviyaa, is a Toronto artist and painter whose specialty is creating magic on canvas with custom & original work for clients.  She joins Ara to discuss various topics including her first sale, how exhibitions built her confidence, the simultaneous balance between being an artist and a small business owner, and the personal legacy she wants to leave behind.

Connect with Thiviyaa - https://www.instagram.com/artbythiviyaa/

Timestamps:

01:06 - Introducing Thiviyaa Sehasothy aka Art By Thiviyaa
04:05 - Thiviyaa credits her brother for her success
07:41 - Ara’s brother impersonates him in public
09:15 - How Art By Thiviyaa came to be
14:15 - How exhibitions built Thiviyaa’s confidence
19:03 - Thiviyaa’s first sale
23:30 - How Thiviyaa balances being an artist and a small business owner 
26:36 - The difference between an original piece and a print
29:59 - Thiviyaa’s most popular art pieces
31:40 - The concept of doing something once and being paid for it repeatedly
34:20 - NFTs
40:58 - Thiviyaa’s biggest insecurity
46:59 - Where Thiviyaa sees herself in the next 3-5 years
50:35 - How Thiviyaa views money, the importance of valuing your work
58:55 - The personal legacy Thiviyaa wants to leave behind
59:52 - Advice Thiviyaa would give to other Tamil creators
1:02:02 - Creator Confessions
1:07:35 - The wrap up