My name is Jamie Chiccarello. I own a screen printing and apparel decorating business in Hollywood, Florida--Inkings Inc.
Inkings Inc. came to be fatefully after years of interest and contemplation, a layoff, and pieces seemingly magically falling in place that could not be scripted.
I come from a background of technical sales and business management. Most recently selling supplies to the major cruise lines for a company where I wore every hat.
The company downsized in June of 2017 and I decided to take a leap of faith and chase a dream.
I used to have an underground art career that was recently rejuvenated and started to produce work again (as much as time would allow). I have always wanted to do something in a creative field for a living. I became interested in screen printing five or six years ago as a way to expand what I was doing artistically.
Thanks to the resources that have been made available online, about 250 tutorials, and numerous articles and books later I practically tripped and fell into a screen printing class (which I translated into “divine” intervention). I pulled my first squeegee and was hooked. I was reminded of a feeling that lied dormant for many years. I knew immediately my new path.
I did additional market research, and studied all I could regarding the business side of things, everything else seemed to fall in place. I have been grinding and building my small business ever since and truly love what I do. Screen printing is a passion and a blessing.
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