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Young Entrepreneur – Amber Thompson

Amber Thompson, a graphic designer and entrepreneur

Meet Amber Thompson, a graphic designer, professor and the entrepreneur behind Idea Enthusiast.

An interview with Amber Thompson of Idea Enthusiast. Describe your business. That’s a big question for me — I have a few! I’m a Graphic Designer, Professor and Entrepreneur. My entrepreneur side has two prongs: Design workshops and a handmade home decor business with my Mom (@sweetburrowco). My workshops are about bringing accessible and affordable design tools and tips to entrepreneurs and aspiring influencers.   What brought you to the region? I grew up in Trenton, and I’ve always ...

Don’t Call Her An Artist: Ashley King

Ashley King hold a piece of her art in front of a red-brick building.

Local artist Ashley King describes her struggle with imposter syndrome, entrepreneurship and the vulnerability that comes with sharing your art.

This story was originally published in Quinte Arts Council’s Umbrella magazine, fall 2019. Or a photographer, designer or illustrator, for that matter. While she is arguably all four of those things, Ashley King struggles with the idea of owning these titles. The feeling is rooted in imposter syndrome, in which an individual doubts their accomplishments and fears being called out as inadequate or worse, a fraud. It is a mentality familiar to many and crosses all disciplines, though it ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.