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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, 2024

In this episode, Kat discusses how to make better decisions this year without succumbing to pressure, fear, or self-doubt. She helps you identify your unique decision-making style, whether you thrive on making quick decisions or prefer taking your time with important choices and projects. Tune in as we explore how to...

Jan 19, 2024

Join us for a special episode of Art & Cocktails, where we sit down with the dynamic gallerist, Liz Lidgett, the owner of the "Liz Lidgett Gallery" in Des Moines, Iowa. Liz's mission is crystal clear: to make art accessible to all and promote the incredible talent of artists from around the world, with a strong...

Jan 17, 2024

On this episode, Kat shares how the seeds of entrepreneurship were planted early on through an unexpected and unlikely opportunity. She talks about how she got started with creating art shows for others and eventually herself and what inspired her to do this. This episode also discusses how she met her friend,...

Jan 16, 2024

Welcome to a fun and special BTS episode of Art & Cocktails! Join me as I sit down with two incredible women, Michelle I Gomez and Gita Joshi, who make up a vital part of my support crew. They are the rocks that keep me grounded during rough times and my cheerleaders when I celebrate wins. Let me pull back the curtain...

Jan 10, 2024

Join us for an inspiring episode of Art & Cocktails hosted by Ekaterina Popova.

In this episode, we have the pleasure of inviting the remarkable artist, curator, musician, and multi-disciplinary visionary, Jo Gamel, to share her incredible journey.

Discover Jo's story of her evolution as an artist, fueled by her passion...