Jan Tetsutani's story is nothing short of inspiring. This talented artist and creative soul hails all the way from Hawaii, bringing a touch of Aloha to her artistry. As the clock ticked to 5:15 AM in her time zone, Jan joined Matt Tommey for a conversation that unfolded into a testament of faith, community, and artistic growth.
Discovering the Dream
Jan's artistic journey began with a flicker of creativity, but she never imagined it would lead her to where she is today. Her journey was a rollercoaster ride from self-doubt to artistic triumph.
A Leap of Faith
In 2014, Jan decided to take a leap of faith and pursue art as a business. This decision was no small feat, and she soon found herself facing challenges. Yet, even in moments of uncertainty, she knew that her Heavenly Father had a plan.
Finding a Community
Jan longed for a community of artists who shared her faith, and that's when she crossed paths with Matt Tommey. The Created to Thrive Artist Mentorship Program offered her not only artistic guidance but also a spiritual connection with like-minded individuals.
The Transformative Power of Faith and Art
Through the mentorship program, Jan discovered the transformative power of faith and art working hand in hand. She learned to partner with the Holy Spirit in her creative process, leading to profound growth in her artistic journey.
Facing Challenges with Grace
Jan's journey was not without its challenges. She faced health issues and moments of uncertainty, but her unwavering faith carried her through. She realized that God is faithful to complete the good work He has started in each of us.
Paying It Forward
As the world faced a pandemic, Jan's story took an unexpected turn. She began offering free online art workshops, reaching people across the globe. Her art became a source of healing, comfort, and inspiration for others during challenging times.
A Message of Hope
Jan's story serves as a beacon of hope for anyone who may be facing adversity or contemplating their creative journey. Her unwavering faith, dedication to her craft, and the support of the Created to Thrive community have led her to incredible heights.
Jan invites you to connect with her on Instagram and Facebook at @jantetsutanitart to explore her art and stay updated on her creative journey.
If Jan's story has ignited a spark of curiosity and inspiration within you, consider taking the next step in your own artistic journey. Join the Created to Thrive Artist Mentorship Program led by Matt Tommey. It's not just an art program; it's a community that can transform your faith, art, and life.
To learn more and become a part of this thriving community, visit Matt Tommey's Artist Mentorship Program.
Jan's story is a testament to the incredible transformations that can occur when faith, art, and community come together. Don't miss the opportunity to be a part of this remarkable journey.
These case studies are based on the stories of artists who are members of the Created to Thrive Artist Mentoring Program. They have shared their own stories in their own words.