S2EP83. Finding success as a creator via LinkedIn Creator Accelerator Program W/ Volta Voloshin Smith
Volta is originally from Moldova and she is the founder of Color Snack and her mission to watercolor the world which can be seen in the various projects such as brand activations, custom illustrations, and animated GIFs volta creates for national and international brands (like Dallas Mavericks and Michaels Stores). Volta has taught thousands of students in her online and in-person watercolor workshops, where she encourages everyone to rediscover their inner artist.
She has been featured in D Magazine, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Observer, Create Magazine, and others. And she is frequently interviewed on the topics of creativity, entrepreneurship, and mindset.
Volta is the creator of Watercolor Meditations, a concept and online class that combines breathing exercises with watercolor techniques for a calming and relaxing experience. Volta is also the co-author of Art+Affirmations, a creativity journal with prompts to explore and live a creative life. She has illustrated a paper weaving kids activity book that inspires a calm and centering experience. And most recently, Volta wrote her first book, titled Watercolor Snacks, which is expected to be published in July of 2021. Volta’s podcast show – Art, Snacks + Affirmations – is a space where she helps artists and creative entrepreneurs level up and build a resilient mindset. She also is a co-host to a live Instagram show where she and her husband share cocktail recipes and then teach others how to paint them. The artist lives and works in Dallas, Texas.