Q: So tell us, what is ‘John Lechner Fine Art Prints?’
A: We focus on selling high quality framed photographic artworks from my travels around Australia and the world.
Q: Why did you start your own business?
A: Because I have wanderlust and this was one of the few sensible ways to satisfy my wanderlust and passion for photography.
Q: What’s been your biggest challenge so far?
A: Believing in our vision, sticking to our guns and knowing that it will work as long as we stay true to ourselves.
Q: Any tips for other Startups?
A: Everything takes time, be patient but at the same time dream huge!! One of my goals, a real pie in the sky goal, was to have a New York City exhibition in 2015. I am going back in June for a solo exhibition in the gallery district of Manhattan.
Q: What’s next for ‘John Lechner Fine Art Prints?’
A: We have recently launched an offshoot to our business called Artwork Rentals. Essentially we have made the majority of our prints available for rent to local Hunter businesses. Our focus is on making high quality local and international artwork available to businesses in the Hunter Region, to add value to their operations.