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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.

Jul 25, 2019

On this episode, Kat talks to collage artist Jenny Brown about her journey and how she discovered her artistic voice, overcame adversity, let go of the shame surrounding her dreams and gained clarity in her art career. 

This episode includes conversations about:

  • Discovering your creative calling
  • Student loan debt and...

Jul 22, 2019

On this episode, guest host Alicia Puig shares top ways you can invest in your art career. Listen to this episode if you recently hit a slump or are simply looking for exciting and even free ways to give your art a boost!

Jul 18, 2019

On this episode, Kat and Alicia check-in after taking a travel break. Alicia shares tips on how to travel without breaking the bank, and Kat shares her experiences with artist residencies. We address how powerful rest can be for your creative career. This episode also includes a brief Q&A at the...

Jul 15, 2019

Are you struggling to justify why you want more success in your art career? Kat shares her recent thoughts and perspective change around why it's ok to want more. Here is your permission slip to start dreaming bigger today.

Jul 11, 2019

Join us for a super inspiring episode featuring one of Kat's favorite artists and role models, Lisa Congdon.

If you are worried about whether it's too late for you to be an artist and pursue your dream, listen to this interview immediately!

This episode covers:

Lisa's journey and breakthroughs
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