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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.

Jan 30, 2020

Kat and Gabriella Rosie chat about affirmations, the law of attraction, following your passion, and believing in yourself when it comes to pursuing your art as a career. We also talk about being vulnerable when sharing your story with the world + so much more!

This episode features some adult language, so please...

Jan 23, 2020

This episode of our podcast, Art & Cocktails, features an exclusive interview with Moscow-based embroidery artist Katerina Marchenko. The self-taught artist shares how she got introduced to embroidery by taking a sewing course a few years ago and fell in love with using this medium in her own, unique way. Katerina's...

Jan 16, 2020

Kat and Erin Fitzpatrick chat about the importance of maintaining a positive mindset in order to design the art career of your dreams.

Erin shares her story of becoming a full-time painter and also talks about:

  • Giving a painting to Martha Stewart
  • Using creative thinking to improve her lifestyle
  • Gradually building her...

Jan 11, 2020

Join Kat and Sari on the new episode of Art & Cocktails as they chat about: 


  • Sari's work and why she started painting every day
  • Treating studio practice like athletic training
  • Balancing being a mom and painting
  • Success tips for marketing on Instagram


Sari Shryack is an Austin-based painter focused on color and...

Jan 2, 2020

On this episode, Kat shares a few basic ways to increase your chances of getting published by blogs, magazines, or other media sources.