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JAMIE SMITH - FOUNDER

Jamie founded THRIVE because it was what she needed as an artist and it turns out other people need it too!

Likes: Being in the studio, morning exercise and the one and only Oprah.  

Dislikes: Cold tea.

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TARA Lee bennett - CO-FOUNDER

Tara gets misty-eyed every time she hears a member share how being part of THRIVE has changed their lives!

Likes: Checking things off her to do list, paper and cats. She also likes Oprah.

Dislikes: When people say something can’t be done!


Our Leadership Team

The members of the THRIVE Leadership Team facilitate Mastermind meetings and help support our community as it grows.


City Ambassadors

Our fabulous City Ambassador team members coordinate monthly events in their local communities for current and alumni members of THRIVE!

Shannon Amidon    Portland USA

Shannon Amidon

Portland USA

Stephanie Echeveste    New York USA
Lysa Flower    Vancouver Canada

Lysa Flower

Vancouver Canada


THRIVE Network Moderators

The moderators team on the THRIVE Network support our online community of visual artists!