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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.

Jul 31, 2020

Join Kat and Meggan Joy on an uplifting episode of the show.

We discuss:

Meggan's journey as a photographer and collage artist
Allowing long-term projects to be a part of our practice
Meggan's process and how some of her pieces take up to a year
Reverse engineering our busines goals to be able to support ourselves with...

Jul 24, 2020

In this episode, Alicia returns as a guest host to interview Vancouver-based abstract artist Amy Stewart. Stewart has been drawn to the interconnections of art, play and nature since her childhood. Memories of her childhood and nature shape her adult imagination, and they are reflected in her paintings’ rich...

Jul 20, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, Kat shares why she started the membership for womxn artists and artpreneurs right before the pandemic and shares about what it means to be an Art Queen.

She invited one of the Art Queens, Elyse Jokinen, to talk about her art journey and experience with the community. Elyse is...

Jul 8, 2020

Join Kat and artist and art and art therapist Leah Guzman, who shares her journey and talks about how she became interested in art therapy. We also discuss Leah's fantastic new book, full of healing exercises.

Art therapy is a therapeutic relationship between the client and the therapist and utilizes the arts...

Jul 8, 2020

In this episode, Shenequa Brooks shares her journey as an interdisciplinary textile artist. We talk about how she uses her interest in her cultural background to create beautiful pieces of art. 

Through her journey as an artist, she developed an interest in using textiles with African and Ghanaian influences. The artist...