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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 25, 2023

In this episode, Kat shares how to take your power back in your art career and create unlimited opportunities. In addition, she shares how to have a different perspective when it feels like nothing is working and take action on your dreams by creating your own exhibitions and events. 


Ready to create your own art...

Jan 25, 2023

In this episode, Alicia hosts an interview with CEO & co-founder of Superfine Art Fair Alex Mitow. You'll hear Alex's best advice for curating a standout booth if you're exhibiting at your very first art fair as well as simple, but effective tips when it comes to building a business in the arts. 

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Jan 9, 2023

In this episode, Alicia interviews multidisciplinary visual artist Shantell Martin. Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation that questions the self-imposed or peer pressure to constantly be working on something new and encourages creatives to embrace slowness. Learn Martin's advice for identifying the...

Jan 7, 2023

On this episode, Kat shares how to reflect and digest the past year and ease into a new season. She also shares how facing her deepest fears last year has given her courage and inner strength, and she ended up working out for good. 

Tune in and learn:

  • How facing your fears can set you free
  • Three terrifying...

Jan 6, 2023

Wouldn't it be great to have a coach guide you as we ease into a new year? On this podcast episode, I have my amazing guest, Cara Alwill (The Champagne Diet) who is a bestselling author, master life coach, creative entrepreneur and my role model share her story and offer tips on how to get unstuck and give yourself...