Innovative Woman Victoria Schweizer

Victoria headshot 2Meet Innovative Woman Victoria Schweizer artist and philanthropist.

How and why did you start your business?
I began painting again after 9-11 as a way to deal with post traumatic stress disorder. At first I was painting contemporary pieces and then started to do portraits of my friends on things like birthday cards for them. Once they told me how much they enjoyed them I started painting bigger and bigger portraits of musicians and film icons. When initially asked to donate a painting to a silent auction I thought this person was crazy. “Who would pay more than fifty bucks for this?” and it ended up raising over $1200 for the charity. I’ve been donating paintings worldwide now for the last 15 years and it’s been incredibly rewarding. Continue reading “Innovative Woman Victoria Schweizer”