Hello friends, creatives, journal keepers, JOY Finders, small business owners, teachers, musicians, and moms! Today I am very excited to share with you a very special episode of Refresh Daily Podcast, titled, An Empowered Voice, featuring a very dear friend of mine and special guest, Laura Volpintesta. In this interview/creative conversation, Laura shares her artistic, musical and educational story and shines the light on the importance of deriving pleasure from creativity. You are sure to come away inspired and uplifted by Laura's story, finding Your Path to JOY that leads to an empowered voice. Do EnJOY!
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Note: The video on the left is the interview recorded as video so you can watch our conversation. The video on the right is a full podcast episode in audio if you prefer to just listen.
Here is Laura's Bio:
Laura Volpintesta is an unschooling single mom who loves family, art and creativity. She believes Art is our Birthright and loves multicultural arts as a way to bring people together into shared experiences.
She has an online school for fashion arts at FashionIllustrationTribe.com, is the author of the Language of Fashion Design, and taught Fashion Design from draping and sewing to illustration and portfolio at Parsons for 20 years.. She’s a Brazilian jazz singer who loves to dance and play percussion, as well as music and movement for littles and caregivers. Also an advocate for mothers rights in birth, education, and family choices, she is trained as a doula.
Dawn engages in many roles, from Writer and Artist to Creative Visionary and Strategist as well as Social Media Director, basing her Strategies from her vast experience as award-winning, life-long artist and Host of #JournalChat Live for all things journaling on social media, offering encouragement and information to other journal keepers. Dawn's focus is on journal keeping, artistic expression, positive change, and personal empowerment leading you to leave your authentic and positive mark in the world. Dawn is a watercolor and collage artist, daily doodler/hand letterer/illustrator and writer/blogger and enjoys sharing insights, humor, and encouragement as she shares from her life experiences as a woman, wife, mother of two grown daughters and as a Skip-Generation Grandparent to a special needs grandson. She enjoys keeping a journal and reading spiritual texts to help keep the light on. Have a fab day and may joy find you in the most unexpected places.
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