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candy colored studio episode #76 - svitlana martynjuk of all she makes

candy colored studio episode #76 - svitlana martynjuk of all she makes
not long ago, one of my paintings was tagged and shared on the loveliest of ig feeds, All She Makes. i was immediately intrigued as i scrolled thr...

candy colored studio episode #74 - the story behind the painting "feeling good" headed to cns cares' "art & soup": a virtual art show & fundraiser

"feeling good" floral oil painting by katrina berg
this episode is all about my oil painting, "feeling good" named after the song nina simone. listen to the song, hear about the symbols & meaning in the piece. this piece is headed to "art & soup", the annual fundraiser for cns cares. Join their virtual show wednesday march 25th to sunday march 29th and help raise money for homehealth and hospice for uninsured and underinsured patients.

candy colored studio episode #73 - SWEETlady: andrea allen of forward influence

candy colored studio episode #73 - SWEETlady: andrea allen of forward influence
“I nominate andrea allen! A beautiful person through and through. She is so full of light and has the most wonderful energy about her which she is always willing to share with others. All of this in spite of a demanding job and the full weight of parenting on her right now while her husband is working in Arizona. We have some incredible women on this street!” Laura Child of granarlo ep 59

candy colored studio episode #70 - SWEETladies: nancy jones & meredith jones hendricks of paper and felt

candy colored studio episode #70 - SWEETladies: nancy jones & meredith jones hendricks of paper and felt
sweet ladies meredith & nancy are the fantastic mother-daughter duo behind “paper and felt” the local sensation seen at swiss days, and arts & crafts markets all over utah. hear how we met, what they create and how they support our community at large.

candy colored studio episode #69 - bari j ackerman: art & design that bloom wild

candy colored studio episode #69 - bari j ackerman: art & design that bloom wild

“don’t follow bliss; follow your curiosity!” seriously, this interview with my dear friend bari j is simply jam-packed with goodness!

an arizona-based artist & surface designer, bari coined and created the style, “curated maximalism” and her book, Bloom Wild: a free-spirited guide to decorating with floral patterns is the perfect addition to any home.

candy colored studio episode #64 - author melinda brown: EVE and ADAM discovering the beautiful balance

author mindy brown and artist katrina berg in the candy colored studio
Meet my beautiful friend Melinda Brown, author of EVE and ADAM discovering the beautiful balance. We originally met at art shows as she and her family are avid art collectors. The more I got to know Mindy, the more I learned of the foundations and causes she supports that seek to protect and uplift women. One sweet afternoon she shared with me some of the precious gems she was researching for this book. It came at a time when I was struggling spiritually with so many unanswered questions. Our talk and the knowledge she shared with me that day has been an important part of my healing and understanding that I will always treasure. I have been anxiously waiting for her book to be published and am excited for each of you to have the opportunity a

candy colored studio episode #60 - why you need an email list

candy colored studio episode #60 - why you need an email list
one of the things i knew i should be doing for such a long time but wasn’t ready to fully commit was with my email newsletter. i know i’m not alone. when i finally did commit, i just couldn’t believe the results. so why do you need an email list?

candy colored studio episode #56 - the campbell collective - amanda louise & marquin: business, friendship, and the intersection of their art and interior design journeys

candy colored studio episode #56 - the campbell collective - amanda louise & marquin: business, friendship, and the intersection of their art and interior design journeys
could you be biz partners with one of your best friends? have you ever had an epic collaboration and wish it had turned into something more? meet the lovely ladies of the campbell collective: interior designer amanda louise and artist marquin campbell. these lovely ladies share their creative journeys, what it takes to come together professionally and as friends (boundaries, expectations, honesty, understanding), what they give up to follow their passions, their schooling journeys, advice for creatives just getting started, authentically navigating social media, how their young children fit into it all, their unsung hero husbands and more.

candy colored studio podcast episode #45 - lisa draper: an artist journey made easier with systems: how to clear your mind, giving you the space needed to create

lisa draper contemporary mixed media resin artist and mother in utah

It's hard to know where to start with this episode lol. Lisa was so willing to share so much of her artist journe and what it's been like for her to dive headfirst into the world of a professional artist. She shares everything from:

  • her beginnings as an artist
  • traveling around the world in search of her path as an artist
  • having small children and allowing others to come in and help
  • organizing her time and talents to be most efficient
  • support from her spouse and family
  • feeling trapped as a young mom
  • love of horses and sacrificing hers (Apollo) to follow another dream
  • sacrificing for a greater reward
  • the "nectar" of productivity
  • an organization mindset and its importance
  • realizing your personal mission in life
  • clearing your mind so that you have space and time to create
  • blocking in time and making routines
  • identifying the pain points in your biz
  • discovering what you can outsource

...and so much more!

Connect with Lisa on her website or on instagram!

 

candy colored episode #44: podcast anniversary! - things i've learned, favorite episodes, & what to expect in season 2

candy colored studio podcast of artist katrina berg, podcast anniversary
it's the first anniversary of the candy colored studio! i'm thrilled to say that this experiement has been a worthwhile & joy-filled journey that i'm looking forward to continue each week with you! this episode i'll share things i've learned from podcasting this year, some of my favorite episodes, and things you can expect in the coming year. check the show notes for the links to the mentioned episodes.

utah art market's 135 show! november 9th from 5 to 8 pm

mini paintings by katrina berg for the 135 art show in salt lake utah art market
the 135 fine art show is one of my favorite shows of the year! work from 29 artists with the magority of the work in the $100, $300, and $500 price points. it's a wonderful place to buy affordable original art. nanette amis is the saavy goodness behind the 135 and the local utah art market. 
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