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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 30, 2023

In this episode, we introduce you to Emily Stevens, affectionately known as Paz, the imaginative force behind Pazful Designs.

Join Kat and Em as they engage in a candid conversation about the dedication it takes to pursue a career in art, the delicate balance between day jobs and following one's dreams, and...

Oct 27, 2023

Steal Kat's Strategy!

In this episode, Kat shares a few proven ways to research and find galleries for emerging artists who are just starting out. While you don't need a gallery to be a successful artist, it can significantly assist you in expanding your audience, establishing a good reputation, and elevating your...

Oct 24, 2023

Join Kat in this enlightening episode as she chats with artist and educator Stephanie Sachs. Stephanie's journey from art school to Maui led her on a path of adventure and discovery, where she learned to embrace the unexpected in her creative process. Tune in for an inspiring conversation that sheds light on...

Oct 19, 2023

Join Kat in this mini episode as she shares super-simple yet powerful strategies that will keep your art career brimming with opportunities! Discover how to stand out in a crowded field, leave a lasting impression, and become irresistible to opportunities and support.

The ship is arriving at the harbor soon! I am so...

Oct 17, 2023

In this episode of "Art & Cocktails," host Ekaterina Popova welcomes Margot Dermody, a talented artist from Pittsburgh, PA, to share her inspiring journey from selling hotels and resorts to becoming a painter and sculptor. Margot discusses her transition, her artistic evolution, and offers insights on embracing...