Whitney Thiessen

Lumsden, SKArtist since June, 2019

Whitney married the love of her life, Trevor, in 2010, a few months after graduating with her BSN. She then moved from her hometown in Saskatoon, SK to a farm just outside of Lumsden, SK Canada. Together they have 4 amazing girls who bring a lot of joy and spunk to their days. Whitney found out about the artist program when her youngest was 4 months old, and she wasn't feeling great about herself. She bought an artist kit without trying the makeup because getting a gorgeous glow with what appeared to be an easy makeup routine was not only appealing, but also valuable to offer other women.

Her top tips to a new artist that would like to be a top performer are: don't compare yourself to anyone. Be you. Be coachable. Celebrate others' success. Make big goals and put in the work to reach them. And know that you have something valuable to bring to the table that no one else has.

The coolest place Whitney has ever been is the Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines. Just getting there was an unforgettable experience, and the terraces themselves were like nothing she has ever seen. Runners up are El Nido in the Philippines, which is absolutely beautiful (and appropriately referred to as "like paradise"), and Tivoli park in Copenhagen, Denmark.