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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.

Apr 25, 2019

On this episode, Kat has a fun and inspiring conversation with Erika Lee Sears. Erika is a self-taught oil painter who took the plunge to leave her corporate job in order to paint full time.
Learn about how to commit to a daily painting practice, get tips for painting while traveling, set up a perfect morning...

Apr 18, 2019

On this episode of Art & Cocktails, Kat talks with Michelle I. Gomez about her entrepreneurial journey and how artists can take back self-worth and gain control over their life and finances.

Michelle I. Gomez is the founder of Creative Unions Event Design LLC, the first event planning company dedicated to integrating...

Apr 11, 2019

On this episode, Kat welcomes guest Chris Kotsakis to share his journey and the story behind the new art conference, Artistacon.

Artistacon is an educational conference for seasoned and aspiring creatives celebrating the creative process and the mentorship of a new generation. A unique and intimate engagement featuring...

Apr 9, 2019

Kat shares some essential tips that helped her grow her art career, build a portfolio and eventually transition to self-employment while working several day jobs. 

Apr 5, 2019

On this episode, Kat shares how she approaches starting a new painting series and offers tips to help you create a plan around a new body of work. Listen to this if you need help getting inspired, figuring out what your art will be about and executing!

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