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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 31, 2019

Kat's decade in review: the struggles, the failures, and the amazing lessons!

Dec 27, 2019

Svitlana shares her story of growing up in Ukraine, starting with a different career path, and finally coming back to her first love, art. We talk about embracing our multiple passions and interests, using them for our art career, and the importance of creating the opportunities we wish existed for...

Dec 17, 2019

On this episode, Kat talks about changing her art, exploring a new subject matter, and bringing fun and experimentation back to her practice. She shares the initial steps she took to try something new to help you do the same if you feel stuck!

Nov 29, 2019

On this episode of Art & Cocktails, Kat speaks with Alex Mitow, the co-founder and CEO of Superfine Art Fairs.

This episode will help you find out if exhibiting at an art fair is for you.

We discuss tips for traveling, what type of art to bring, and other advice for first-time exhibitors.

Alex shares the story about why...

Nov 21, 2019

Many of us grew up looking at images of models, trying to measure up to their distorted and photoshopped bodies, and always came up short to the unrealistic beauty standards in our society.

This episode of our podcast Art & Cocktails features guest Elisa Valenti, who paints women who are luxurious, voluptuous, and...