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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, 2021

Join host Ekaterina Popova and contemporary artist, designer, and speaker Adam J. Kurtz for this fun and vulnerable podcast episode. We discuss Adam's story, the impulse to create, and the natural transition of sharing emotions and human experiences online. Adam shares the importance of creating work for play, appreciating what we have, and navigating the difficult seasons—Kat shares her share of challenging moments, having hard conversations, and humbling herself to listen and learn, even when it's cringy.

This episode will bring a smile to your face if you loved LiveJournal, Xanga, and Neopets growing up like us :)

Adam's new book is about channeling human emotion into our art, and generally just trying to be more okay with whatever we've got. YOU ARE HERE *FOR NOW, will be released October 2021.

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