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Four years of Unleashing Creativity!

Today marks four years since the launch of PopUp Painting at the Soho Hotel, London. In that time we have painted with over 12,000 guests across the UK, 20 practicing artists, 40 wonderful venues, and a wide array of fantastic promotional partners. We’ve run team-building events for some absolutely stellar companies, and raised funds for […]

#BeBoldForChange International Women’s Day 2017

Happy International Women's Day! As we wrote last year in our Pledge For Parity International Women's Day piece, women artists are often underrepresented - with only artwork by women comprising only 5% of work featured in permanent collections worldwide. At PopUp Painting we are committed to showcasing women's artwork. Check out some of our Artist of [...]

Join the team as an Artist in London

Join the PopUp Painting Team as an Artist in London. PopUp Painting runs ‘social painting’ experiences in bars and restaurants across London and Birmingham, encouraging people to unleash their creativity – wine glass in one hand, paint brush in the other – with no experience needed to take part!  PopUp Painting artists are responsible for leading […]

Do you have what it takes to become Sky Arts Artist of the Year 2017?

PopUp Painting was recently contacted by the team behind Sky Arts' 'Portrait Artist of the Year' and 'Landscape Artist of the Year'. Do you, or someone you know have what it takes? Keep an eye out for members of the PopUp Painting team! The closing date for Portrait Artist of the Year is Friday 3rd March 2017. Closing date for Landscape [...]

Looking for New Venues

Become a PopUp Painting partner venue: PopUp Painting is looking for venues to work with on a regular partnership basis in London’s West End, and in Birmingham City Centre. We work with fantastic venues, from the boutique Trafalgar Hotel, to Brasserie Blanc and Marco Pierre White. Join our network. Our events are ‘social painting + wine’ […]

Join the team in Birmingham

Join the PopUp Painting Team as an Operational Manager in Birmingham. PopUp Painting runs ‘social painting’ experiences in bars and restaurants across London and Birmingham, encouraging people to unleash their creativity – wine glass in one hand, paint brush in the other – with no experience needed to take part!  The successful applicant will be […]

Latest news & upcoming January events!

2016 began with two fantastic sell-out events! On Thursday 8th we were at The Red Lemon, Notting Hill to paint Starry Night Over London (see here) and on Friday 9th we were at Urban Meadow (Bayswater) to paint Picasso’s ‘Jeune Fille Endormie’ (see here). Thanks to our guests for joining us and getting us off to […]

Happy New Year from PopUp Painting!

We hope you had a lovely Christmas and have a Happy New Year! 2015 was a very busy year for PopUp Painting. This year we’ve painted with over 3000 guests (up almost a thousand on 2014!) across almost 200 events. We’ve been partnered with venues right across London, and have popped up around the country […]

Transgender Artists you should know about

This week is Transgender Awareness Week. Here are 7 trans artists we think you should know about. Transgender Awareness Week aims to raise visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people and the issues faced by the community, and culminates in the Transgender Day of Remembrance (20th November). Over the past few months, we have tried to make [...]

Help us fundraise for Help For Heroes!

Our November 2015 Poppy Season is now well underway. We've currently run 4 out of 11 planned events (you can book for the other 7 here) and we're just over a third of the way towards our target! Last year we managed to raise a total of £200 for Help For Heroes. Our goal this [...]