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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.

Apr 3, 2022

Alicia guest hosts an interview with Teri Henderson, a Baltimore-based curator, writer, and author of the book Black Collagists. We discuss the ups and downs of coordinating exhibitions and how she built a platform that champions the work of Black Collage artists.

This episode was made possible by our generous sponsor Minted.

Minted, the premium design goods marketplace, is commemorating 15 years of empowering independent artists with the founding of the first annual Independent Artist Day on April 3, 2022 to honor contributions to the Minted creator economy and the arts at large. In celebration of the holiday, you can shop limited edition art, textiles, and stationery as a result of a creative open-call for design that demonstrates inspiration, strength and courage across art, textiles, and stationery.

Through Monday, April 4, you can celebrate Minted’s 15th anniversary with 15 percent off site wide, including fine art, and 25 percent off of Save the Dates with code CREATEMAG15. As with all Minted products, a portion of every purchase directly supports the careers of independent artists in the Minted community. Visit or follow them on Instagram @minted, for more information.