“I started my business about 15 years ago when I realized I had a passion for making beautiful artwork, and thought it would be a great way of servicing my clients,” she says.
Apart from her high-quality work, it’s Fumberg’s human approach to her client’s needs that helps her stand out in the community.
Read our full interview with Julieta below…
Tell us about your business and the role you play in it.
I am the founder and owner of Julieta Fumberg Creative. I am an artist and I create imagery following my client’s specifications. My main medium is Photography. I started my business about 15 years ago when I realized I had a passion for making beautiful artwork, and thought it would be a great way of servicing my clients.
How did you get your idea or concept for the business? How did you decide on a name?
The idea came to me from wanting to do what I love, art, and be of service using my talents. And of course, what else to name my business than my name! Although it was not always this name, it always had the same essence.
What makes your business unique in its field?
My business is unique mainly because of me and my style of artwork. I offer great customer service and attention to my clients’ needs. I love doing business in a very human way, with all the professionalism that my clients deserve.
How many employees do you have? And what qualities do you look for when hiring?
My structure of business is a bit different. I don’t have employees, I am a solopreneur and I prefer it this way.
During your first year of business, what was the greatest lesson you learned?
Have contracts in place, be comfortable talking about your value, and teach clients about the process so they understand the value.
Where do you see your business in the next year? The next five?
I see my business in the next year thriving. I have a lot of plans to take my career to the next level. In five years, I see my business in a place of prestige.
Why did you decide to join the Chamber?
I decided to join the Chamber because it’s a great place to connect with the community. And I am so glad I did! I love being part of the business community.
What is your favorite part about doing business in the Asheville area?
I love the close community and diversity of businesses I can help.
What else would you like to share about your business?
I am here to help, and make this community a better place to be! 🙂