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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.

Jun 5, 2023

BONUS Episode! Join Kat and TJ on a special episode from Bold Creatives Collective - TJ Walsh Coaching.

Join TJ Walsh and Ekaterina Popova on the BCC Podcast as they delve into the transformative power of pursuing dreams, embracing uncertainty, and charting one's own course.

Discover how backup plans can evolve into the very plans that were meant to be pursued. Through personal anecdotes, TJ and Kat share their experiences of taking risks and breaking free from societal expectations, leading to extraordinary outcomes.

Ekaterina's artistic journey challenges the notion of sticking to a predetermined path, emphasizing the importance of living authentically. Gain practical advice from their experiences as creatives and entrepreneurs, and tap into your passions to explore new avenues.

Learn invaluable lessons on overcoming self-doubt, embracing uncertainty, the unknown, and the potential for failure with actionable strategies. Cultivate a mindset that celebrates creativity, embraces risks, and follows your true calling.

Don't miss this empowering episode, where inspiration awaits to help you forge your own path and live beyond boundaries.

About Ekaterina Popova: Ekaterina Popova (she/her) is an artist, founder of Create! Magazine, coach, co-author of "The Complete Smartist Guide," and podcaster. Her mission is to empower artists and provide them with the tools to take responsibility for their own careers, finding validation and success from within. Born in Vladimir, Russia, Ekaterina moved to the United States and fell in love with painting, earning a BFA from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. Her work has been exhibited nationally, including prestigious venues like The Painting Center in New York, Cohle Gallery in Paris, The Trenton City Museum, Delaware Contemporary, The Boxheart Gallery, A.I.R. Gallery, and many more. Ekaterina has been featured in numerous blogs and publications, including Colossal, The Jealous Curator, My Modern Met, DPI Magazine, Friend of The Artist, Iceview, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She has also attended several artist residencies, including Centre Pompadour in Abbeville, France, NES Residency in Iceland, and the Skopelos Foundation for the Arts in Greece. Ekaterina currently resides in Delaware with her partner Sean and their Pomeranian, Kolibri.

Host & Producer: TJ Walsh Engineer: Daisy James