2017

Early birds for September!

Great news! Our autumn calendar is filling up. And we've got some awesome early birds for September! Early bird prices are available until the end of August, and there are only a limited number of early bird tickets for each event. Check out our offers below. Book while numbers last! The list below is for [...]

Artist of the Week: Ed Ruscha

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Ed Ruscha. Ed Ruscha is an American artist who was one of the first ‘Pop Art’ artists of the 1960’s and whose work captured American culture in a succinct and dead pan manner. Ruscha’s career began in the early 1960’s when the artist broke away from the painterly […]

OBBY TAKEOVER

The Obby Takeover: How to become an Arts and Craft Wizard for Beginners Obby has taken over the blog today to bring you this piece about the best tips for those people who would like to be more ‘arty’. Obby is a great new website where you can discover incredible courses and workshops all over […]

We’re coming to Manchester!

PopUp Painting launched in London in 2013 with the mission of Unleashing Creativity. We’re all about bringing art out of the classroom and gallery, and into the places that people meet on an every day basis, like bars, restaurants and workplaces. In 2016 we stretched up to Birmingham and dipped our toes into Brighton. Now […]

YES! We do Graffiti events

You know our events by now, but if you don’t allow me to introduce us! Since launch in 2013 we’ve had c.13,000 guests. We are the UK’s leading ‘social painting and wine’ events company, popping up in bars, restaurants and workplaces across London, Birmingham and beyond in the UK. Our events are artist led, and themed […]

Artist of the Week: Ben Eine

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Ben Eine. Ben Eine is a London born street artist who specialises in typographic artworks. The artist is one of the most successful street artists in the world and is regarded as a pioneer in the exploration of graffiti letterforms. Eine started his career over 25 years ago, […]

Artist of the Week: Amy Cutler

PopUp Painting’s artist of the week is Amy Cutler. Amy Cutler (b.1974) is an illustrator from New York. The artist received her BFA degree from The Cooper Union School of Art, New York. Cutler is represented by the Leslie Tonkonow Gallery and her work has been featured in major surveys of contemporary art, most notably […]

PopUp at Urban Meadow!

Urban Meadow is a lovely unpretentious restaurant and bar, knocking out a superb all day menu, which can be found to the North of Hyde Park between Queensway and Notting Hill Gate! Their spacious patio area provides the perfect calming environment to relax while dining alfresco. Inside you’re greeted with friendly staff in a bright and […]

Artist of the Week: Janet Wallace

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Janet Wallace. Janet Wallace is a Canadian artist who works across a range of media which includes paint, drawing and printmaking. The artist studied a BFA at NSCAD in Halifax, Canada. The artist started her career designing t-shirts, hand silk-screening them and selling them in stores in NYC, [...]

Artist of the Week: Quentin Blake

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Quentin Blake. Quentin Blake is a British illustrator who was born in the suburbs of London in 1932. The artist is best known for his illustrations of Roald Dahl’s books.  Blake started his career at Cambridge, studying a diploma in English, but soon became more interested in the illustrations [...]