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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.

Aug 28, 2020

Join Kat and Stef Sutton as they chat about the artist's exploration of photography that celebrates street art. 


Stef's Artist Statement


The birthplace of graffiti and home to its own unique style of writing, Philly is filled with various forms of street art; yet tags are often the most overlooked form of street...

Aug 21, 2020

Join Kat and Glenyse Thompson on this empowering chat about how the artist followed her intuition and became a painter. 

In this episode, we discuss: 

  • How Glenyse took a chance on herself and applied to her first juried exhibition 
  • The power of networking and making the most of opportunities
  • The artist's intuitive...

Aug 13, 2020

In this episode, Alicia returns as a guest host to interview Toronto-based figurative painter Kestin Cornwall.

Over the past ten years, Cornwall has focused on creating relevant progressive art. He has used a varied practice of combining hand drawings, digitally removing the human hand and then forcing the element of...

Aug 7, 2020

Hang out with Kat and Sasha-Loriene to learn about the artist's inspiring journey of leaving a corporate career to becoming a full-time artist and community leader behind BLACK GIRLS WHO PAINT. 

BLACK GIRLS WHO PAINT (BGWP) is a safe space created to support & empower Black women painters by promoting...