Meet Alison Limtavemongkol of Open Mind Art Space (Voyage LA)

Today we’d like to introduce you to Alison Limtavemongkol…

Alison, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I have always loved art and enjoy anything that excites my creative spirit. I received my bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts with emphases in painting and sculpture, from Loyola Marymount University in 2008. Immediately after college, I started helping out with my family’s real estate business and then went on to work in commercial property management for several years.

…I recalled from my time as an undergrad that my college mentor suggested art curation would be a great fit for me as a possible career path. The idea of bringing together talented artists and working with like-minded people really appealed to me, so I started researching how to open and run an art gallery and decided to just go for it!

Has it been a smooth road?
I definitely faced some challenges along the way, but each challenge has taught me how to look for ways to keep improving. In the first two years of opening my art gallery, I did everything myself – from organizing and promoting exhibitions to painting the walls and installing artwork…

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