BONUS Episode: Child Artist Exercise with Lara Hopkin

Learn how to invite your child artist into your current art practice. Erin and her sister Lara Hopkin share their own real life exercise in this special bonus episode. Here is how you can follow Erin and the Thank You For Making That podcast: Podcast: Erin: If you are listening,…More

Episode 20: Be Your Own Guide

Erin guides listeners through a short exercise designed to connect us with a younger part of our creative selves. Erin suggests grabbing a journal and sitting in a quiet spot for a few minutes as you participate in the exercise.  Here is how you can follow Erin and the Thank You For Making That podcast:…More

Episode 19: Adam Pinkham + Offset Cider Works

Adam Pinkham, Founder of Offset Cider Works joined Erin on the podcast today to talk about craft cider and what it takes to get a creative business off the ground. Adam had some solid truth to share about how to push through criticism and what voices you need to prioritize above the rest.  Here is…More

Episode 18: 10 Ways That Art Can Change Your Life

Erin shares ten lessons that art has taught taught her including bravery, patience and integration. Erin asks what should be added to the list and invites listeners to send a note to with suggestions.More

Episode 15: Raise Your Creative Voice

In this episode, Erin talks about artistic voice and about an artist’s unique perspective including four things that make up an artist’s artistic voice: 1. Memories. 2. Ordinary things. 3. Practice. 4. Skills. Links to artists mentioned throughout the show: – Johannes Vermeer: – Hilary Pecis – Pedro Pedro – Daniel Gordon: If you…More

Interview with Kelly Sullivan: Art + Chronic Illness

Erin welcomes Kelly Sullivan to the show today to talk about what art can bring to life amidst chronic illness and other challenges. Kelly is a proud mother of 4 boys, Early childhood educator for 18+ years (now retired) and, she says, receiver of Chronic Illness 2 years ago ( Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ M.E.). Kelly loves…More

Rev. Debbie Montzingo: Art & Spirituality

In this episode, Erin welcomes Pastor Debbie Montzingo to the show. Erin shares that Pastor Montzingo was her high school drama coach and English teacher but today serves as Pastor at Bethany Covenant Church in Lyndhurst, Ohio. Pastor Debbie received her MDiv from Fuller Seminary in 2013 and was ordained by the Evangelical Covenant Church…More