We had the good fortune of connecting with Jasmin Faz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jasmin, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
Starting your own business comes with many unanswered questions. Personally, the risk of failing was the biggest fear that kept me from pursuing my passion as an artist. Eventually I was able to create a positive mindset that would allow me to follow through with an opportunity than regret in the future. I understood it was going to be a daily process of choosing to learn, grow and work meanwhile also managing personal life, but I believe anything is possible when you have a strong passion for something you enjoy.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Sharing with people has always been one of my best characteristics. I truly enjoy sharing my talents by creating pieces that others can find value in. Much effort and love is always put into my art pieces, whether it’s for myself of others. I am definitely proud of myself for continuing to hold that standard instead of being carried away by the status a business can bring.

Bring patient and understanding that there will be different seasons in life, has helped me overcome the fear of not being productive enough as a business owner. While also being a full time college student, it has been quite difficult to keep up with life outside of my education. In one instance while dealing with multiple areas of life, I began to feel extremely stressed that soon lead me to be physically sick. Although that experience made me feel insecure at the moment – I definitely learned that as humans we have a limit and it’s best to let go of what we cannot control.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Houston is such a great city with many different restaurants to pick from, but my favorite has to be Jus’ Mac on Montrose. They have such a wide selection of different Mac and cheese skillets to choose from. like the half baked that comes on a baked potato, yum! I would also recommend checking out Buffalo Bayou park since it has a nice view of the Houston skyline, maybe even going for a jog or renting out a bike. Picnics are always great as well if the weather is nice. The Rice Village area is great to walk around and explore new restaurants, even do some shopping. Oh My Gogi is a must try food truck that is located in the area and the Chocolate bar has unique ice cream flavors that are amazing!
Finally, Houston’s Rooftop Cinema club is always a relaxing way to end the night. You can definitely expect the best classic movies during the holidays.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
As an only child my parents have been my biggest supporters when it comes to hobbies. I was always given the freedom to explore and try new interests. Thanks to my father who painted frequently at home, I was able to learn from his creativity and ways of crafting materials together. While my mother, who kept old art pieces from elementary school, reminds me of how much she values my work. I truly appreciate their support and admiration that is still shown till this day.

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Image Credits
Rivers Light Photography Giovanni Galvan Photography

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