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Jessy Hausner

Jessy Hausner

Artisan Gallery Framers - self employed

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Jessy's work combines: Art, Business, and Being Creative

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Day In The Life

Picture Framer, Designer, Artist

I help people design their spaces, frame their photography and artwork, and make artwork of my own.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    Fair Lawn High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Comparative Psychology

    Ramapo College of New Jersey

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators:

High School

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Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    Not doing well on my GED for grad school

  • 2.

    Started my picture framing business

  • 3.

    Quit my job working with schizophrenics

  • 4.

    Worked at my pottery business for a few years

  • 5.

    Went to learn how to be a picture framer

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    Owning a business is hard. You should just go to grad school and become a therapist.

  • How I responded:

    I did it anyway. I cried a lot, and doubted a lot, but I knew the amount of unhappiness I would experience if I chose to go to grad school and didn't pursue my dream.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • I was living paycheck to paycheck and had to ask my parents for help more times then I'd like to admit. It's still a work in progress but getting better everyday.