Clare O’Neill


Unlock Your Artistic Potential

Mentorship is the fastest way to go from where you are today, to where you want to be!

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Mentoring Emerging Artists
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MEDIUMS: Mixed Media
SPECIALTY: ✔ Business

This mentorship group is for those who want to pursue their creative dream of selling their artwork. You know you’re smart and can achieve what you set out to achieve, yet the business of selling your artwork doesn’t sound like much fun and holds you back from embodying your full potential.

Consider this your mastermind group and yearly planning session for your art business. You will get the support and advice you’ve been seeking. You will not be sitting at a table, taking notes, and dreaming of doing something else…anything else.
By the end you’ll have a plan for your business and your creative expression will be flowing in ways you could never imagine. No longer will you not know what to do. You’ll break free of what’s holding you back and be excited about creating a business around your art.

It’s your time to get your work into the world for people to see, admire, and collect.

There will be exercises to understanding your limiting beliefs and you’ll set new rules to create success, freedom, and abundance all while connecting to your core values and organizing your priorities and ideas to move your business forward.

Discussions and Lessons will include:

  • What you want your future to look like
  • Demystifying Money Blocks
  • Determining Your Ideal Client
  • Honing Your Artistic Voice
  • Making Competition Irrelevant
  • Branding
  • Pricing Your Work
  • Reaching Your Ideal Client
  • Websites + Online Sales Avenues
  • Social Media Options
  • Nurturing Clients + Collectors
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You already know how to be brave. You are an artist. You pour your heart and soul into your art and then share your perspective and voice with the world.

Everything flows from your vision, and putting yourself in an inspiring and creative group, with supportive and equally ambitious people, will help you see the possibilities of where selling your art can take you.

Please come and join me. 


This is for you if you:

  • Love making art and want to sell more of it
  • Want to jump start your business and implement a plan that excites you
  • Feel overwhelmed with all the information online
  • Can see the possibilities but don’t know where to start
  • Desire the tools and insight for your art business to flow easily
  • Can’t think of anything better than having a business mentor
  • Need to breakthrough some mindset patterns
  • Desire a group that allows you to work on your own business with direct feedback
  • Want to connect with other creatives
  • Know it’s your time to get your art into the world
  • Are ready to treat yourself
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Listed below are this Mentor’s specialty skills. Join this group if you want to grow in these areas.

Specialty: ✔ Business



Website Design


Artist Statement & CV


Social Media


Shows & Exhibits


Marketing & Branding



Pricing Artwork


Approaching Galleries


Selling Online


Studio Time Management


Running Your Art Business the Day to Day


Products, Prints, & Reproductions

“Mastrius has done wonders for my confidence. I have managed to step way outside of my comfort zone which has in turn given rise to so many more opportunities to further my art career.”
~ Deb, Emerging Artist


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I’m a photographer and artist and I help artists all over the world turn their photographs into one-of-a-kind images that they love.

I was fascinated with encaustic the first time I saw an encaustic painting and immediately wanted to incorporate my photographs with this ancient wax-based medium. I knew nothing of the medium, the process, or if it would work with photographs. I just knew I had to give it a try.

I experimented with mounting images to my substrate, printing on tissue paper and photo transfers. I found the magic of the tissue paper process gives me the most depth, texture, and visual interest.     

My work is created by making slowly building up the surface with multiple layers—using bold brush strokes and playful drips to create backgrounds full of gesture, spontaneity, and motion. My work is large, so the photographs are printed on tissue paper in multiple pieces, and then carefully embedded into the layers of hot beeswax.

I’ve spent the last 10 years teaching photo encaustic (both online and in-person), showing and selling my work.

Clare is a professional artist and creative entrepreneur.

She spent her 4-years in college as a pre-med student, but wanted to do something more creative so didn’t go on to medical school.

Instead, she added a marketing degree to her education and graduated with an MBA from the University of MN.  She followed graduation with the founding of a small business, creating customized tours of Ireland for small groups. This brought her to her budding endeavors with photography, first doing her own promotional images and quickly morphing into black and white fine art work.

Her business acumen earned her an award from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners as Young Woman Business Owner of the Year in 1996. Since then she has expanded her interest in photography as a creative and as an entrepreneur. Her work has been shown and collected nationally and internationally.

Through her popular online and in person programs and workshops Clare provides support, inspiration and strategies to artists all over the world who are looking to expand their artistic vision.