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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.

Oct 31, 2022

In this episode, Alicia interviews Andy Firth, a self-taught Australian artist known for his signature canvas: the human skull. Since 2013, he has remained widely anonymous under the title ‘Jack of The Dust’. Until now. With international demand at an all-time high and a combined following of 2.5 million, his...

Oct 25, 2022

In this episode, Kat shares ideas and options for generating more money as an artist or creative. If you feel stuck or your regular income streams are not an option right now, listen to this episode to give you ideas on how to support yourself, your art, and your family this season. 

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Oct 24, 2022

Join Kat and Josie Lewis on an empowering episode about breaking out of the art world box, embracing play, and making art for yourself. Josie shares how her Instagram account went viral by embracing video early on and offers insight for artists to grow in this way. We discuss the challenges of growing your...

Oct 17, 2022

Join Kat, Raquel and Alfredo on a special episode of the Create! Podcast where we chat all about entrepreneurship in the arts.

My guests generously share strategies to help artists position themselves as leaders in their space, stay open to new income opportunities and offer branding and networking...

Oct 7, 2022

Join Kat and Allan Weinberger and learn about his new project, "A Very Serious Gallery," now open in Chicago's West Town neighborhood. 

We discuss how artists can land brand deals, charge more and attract collectors and dealers. 

Allan also shares strategies to make buying and selling art easier for both artists and...