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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 14, 2024

Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed by trying to put pressure on art sales and feel like it's interfering with your studio practice? Look no further than this inspiring conversation with award-winning artist Kristy Gordon who learned a framework that helped her find her artistic voice. We also chat about allowing your...

Apr 10, 2024

Join us for an insightful exploration of the art of relaxation as we sit down with artist Violet Luczak and host Ekaterina Popova. In this episode, we delve into what it truly means for artists and creators to unwind and find rejuvenation amidst their busy lives. Drawing from our conversation with Violet, who recently...

Apr 8, 2024

Feeling discouraged or bogged down by setbacks and rejection? In this episode of "Art and Cocktails," Kat offers a ray of encouragement to remind you that joy and success are still within reach, even in the face of perceived failure. Through personal insights and practical advice, Kat shares thoughts to help...

Apr 1, 2024

Have you ever dreamed of traveling the world, collaborating with designer brands, and building an art career as a self-taught artist?


Art & Cocktails invites you to explore the work and story of Ana Sneeringer, a Slovenian artist residing in Alabama, USA. From documentary journalism to a globally acclaimed artist,...

Mar 26, 2024

Feeling bored? Uninspired? It may be time for a change in your creative business.

In this solo episode of "Art and Cocktails," I (Ekaterina Popova) delve into the art of pivoting and rebranding. Drawing from my own experiences and the lessons learned from the tumultuous year of 2023, I share insights on identifying the...