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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.

Nov 27, 2020

Find Your Ideal Audience and Collectors

Kat and Alicia share the best tips for finding collectors for your art and read a free chapter from their new book The Complete Smartist Guide.

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Nov 23, 2020

In this episode, Kat shares a recent event that shook her to the core and reminded her to keep believing in the BIG dreams and not allow pessimism, fear, and uncertainty to distract her from her vision.

P.S. The audio might be a little funky because this episode was recorded on the go :)

I hope you enjoy this quick...

Nov 16, 2020

In this episode, Kat shares the key mindset shift for building your own art empire. 


Tips and ideas covered: 


-Your whole life is a canvas 

-Stop putting all your eggs in one basket

-Leverage your connections

-Use failure as fuel 

-Don't be afraid to shine 

Nov 5, 2020

Do you feel nervous when things are too easy or too fun? If you are like me, maybe you have some of these shared beliefs that continue the cycle of suffering in your life and career.

Listen to this episode if you are ready to let go of limiting beliefs that keep us struggling, create difficulty, and prevent us from...