2017

Artist of Week: Rose Wylie

Rose Wylie (born 1934) is PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’. Rose Wylie is a British artist who creates paintings depicting her daily encounters created from a variety of sources, from art history, cinema, comic books and the natural world to news, verbal anecdotes, celebrity stories and sport. Wylie often paints through the filter of […]

Artist of the Week: Charlotte Farmer

PopUp Painting’s artist of the week is Charlotte Farmer. Charlotte Farmer is a London based illustrator. The artist graduated in 2006 with an MA in communication design from Central St Martins and has been working as freelance illustrator ever since, combining this with making screen prints at Spike Print Studio, Bristol. The artist makes bold, […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

  As a company all about themed painting events, it shouldn't be a surprise that we absolutely love Christmas. We've got a calendar bursting with festive spirit, and the Christmas playlists are on in the office! We've still got a couple of 'conventional' pieces (such as Starry Night in Angel on 6 December) on the calendar, [...]

Artist of the Week: Andreas Gursky

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andreas Gursky. Andreas Gursky (b. 1955) is a German photographer. The artist is known for his large format colour photographs distinctive for their incisive and critical look at the effect of capitalism and globalisation on contemporary life. Gursky studied at the ‘Düsseldorf Kunstakademie’ in the early 1980s, at […]

Black Friday

Black Friday is here. Check out our offers on selected events and gift vouchers - the perfect Christmas gift. These offers are valid for twenty-four hours only. Don't miss out! Please note that discount codes cannot be used in conjunction with special sale prices. Birmingham Paint Winter Banksy! Birmingham, Thursday 25 January Paint Starry Night [...]

PopUp Painting at the London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair! January 2018

  Since our launch our mission has been to bring 'art out of the gallery, and out of the classroom, into the places where people meet on an every day basis'. That's meant bars, restaurants, workplaces, and people's homes. In January 2018 we'll be bringing our events to the London Art Antiques & Interiors Fair [...]

Artist of the Week: Shirazeh Houshiary

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Shirazeh Houshiary. Shirazeh Houshiary is an Iranian artist born in Shiraz, Iran in 1955. The artist moved to London in 1974 where she received a BA from Chelsea School of Art. Houshiary works and lives in London. Shirazeh Houshiary came to prominence in the 1980s as a sculptor, […]

Paint Pudsey! PopUp Painting fundraises for Children In Need

BBC Children In Need is one of the highlights of end of year television. We wouldn’t dream of running a fundraiser on the same night! But next Friday we’ll be at Urban Meadow, just north of Hyde Park, painting our very own Pudseys! The piece takes inspiration from our popular Banksy nights, and was put […]

‘Tis the season to get painting!

Now that we’re on the other side of Halloween the countdown to Christmas truly begins…It’s time to start having some festive fun! We’ve packed our events calendar with seasonal goodies just for you. We’ll be painting a vintage Art Deco Vogue cover, snowy London scenes by Gordon Bruce and Elizabeth Kennedy, our winter version of […]