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Art & Cocktails: Exploring the World of Contemporary Art, Creativity, Business, and Inspiration


Join host Ekaterina Popova, artist and founder of Create! Magazine, as she uncorks the vibrant and multifaceted world of contemporary art, creative entrepreneurship, mindset, and creativity one episode at a time. Welcome to "Art & Cocktails," a podcast where artists, creatives, dreamers, and artpreneurs gather to share their journeys and their art over their favorite drinks.

Building on the success of the "Create!" podcast, Ekaterina steers the artistic conversation towards more intimate, heart-to-heart discussions that fuel the spirit and inspire the artist's soul. Tune in for insightful, honest discussions with leading artists, curators, writers, coaches, leaders, and artpreneurs who not only share their journeys in the creative world but also enjoy a "fireside chat" over a glass of wine or a cup of tea. This podcast offers a rich blend of inspiration, art business insights, and the simple joy of sipping your favorite beverage while discussing what lights your heart on fire.

Pour your favorite drink into a beautiful cup, get comfy, and settle down for a session of "Art & Cocktails" each week. Let's celebrate the artist in all of us with a toast to creativity and the limitless possibilities it brings to our lives.

Dec 29, 2018

On the last episode of 2018, I want to give a huge shoutout to my failures and talk about why they are more important than my successes. 

Dec 27, 2018

Have you ever felt disappointed in the course of your art career and even doubted your journey? On this episode, Michael Kalmbach shares his story of overcoming addiction, navigating his own art career and using parts of his story and life experiences to serve the community.

Michael is a contemporary artist and the...

Dec 22, 2018

On this episode I (Kat) share some pros and cons of being multi-passionate and how I'm managing my time being a painter, magazine publisher, writer and more. I share a few tips that help me make the most of each project and achieve my goals in each area. 



Dec 21, 2018

Let's go behind the scenes of Elephant Magazine!

Emily shares her personal story and talks about how she took an untraditional route to journalism, overcame imposter syndrome and eventually established herself as the editor of this leading art magazine.

This episode includes bonus tips for artists and gives insight into...

Dec 14, 2018

Kat briefly summarizes her recent trip to Art Basel Miami and gives a little encouragement for artist listeners. Tune in to hear what to expect in the next few episodes of Art and Cocktails or if you need a little pick-me-up in your art practice. :)