June 25, 2021
Share Your Story: Alexandra Schmeling Fine Art

A determined business owner launched her business during the pandemic.

Alexandra Schmeling, founder of Alexandra Schmeling Fine Art started her business during the pandemic. Initially, Schmeling launched exclusively online, but has slowly started offering in-person events. 

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Schmeling Fine Art is an emerging business with a niche concept. Currently, only several retailers carry her work, as most of her offerings are custom. However, she specializes in made-to-order pet portraits sold in the form of a kit, which she provides to the stores. The kit has had a positive impact at retail locations and she has seen repeated requests for additional inventory.

Based in Arlington, Virginia, Schmeling is utilizing Occoquan Artisan’s Market, a regional event, to showcase her offerings in June and July.

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