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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.

Jan 23, 2020

This episode of our podcast, Art & Cocktails, features an exclusive interview with Moscow-based embroidery artist Katerina Marchenko. The self-taught artist shares how she got introduced to embroidery by taking a sewing course a few years ago and fell in love with using this medium in her own, unique way. Katerina's work features expressive and colorful depictions of animals, figures, eyes, and more on tulle. 

On this episode

  • We get to know Katerina's journey and how she discovered embroidery

  • The importance of being kind to yourself when creating

  • How she started teaching online courses

  • What it's like to be an artist in Moscow today

  • How you can learn embroidery from Katerina