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Make sure you get the genuine PopUp Painting experience

It has come to our attention that another organisation in London has been using and selling painting experiences with our name. While imitation is the best form of flattery, this contravenes our trademark, but more importantly is confusing to guests and potentially damaging to our brand. Please let us know if this is something you […]

Artist of the Week: Michelle Shore

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Michelle Shore. Michelle Shore is an artist based in The Peak District, who works as part of the Manchester PopUp Painting team. The artist specialises in ink drawings, however she also uses charcoal, pastel and paint to create her work. Michelle is […]

Press Release: Loving Vincent Press Event, 11 October

Press Release: PopUp Painting 'Loving Vincent' Press Event PopUp Painting is delighted to be supporting the release 'Loving Vincent', the world's first oil painted feature film. At the Hospital Club, Covent Garden, last night, PopUp Painting ran a press event in collaboration with Altitude Films - the distributor - in promotion of the film, in [...]

Artist of the Week: Venus

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Venus. Venus is an American visual and performance artist, who also acts, models, dances, writes poetry, and performs as a musician. Venus is the granddaughter of film actor Rusty Lee (Young Guns, Raising Arizona, Wild, Wild West, Gunsmoke to name a few!). The artist currently works and lives […]

Loving Vincent press event with PopUp Painting

Vincent van Gogh is the world’s most famous painter. His Starry Night, Café Terrace at Night, Sunflowers, Wheatfield with Crows and indeed his own face in his many self-portraits are among the most recognised images in our world. Vincent is not only famous for his paintings, but also for his tortured life, notably for cutting [...]

PopUp Painting launches in Manchester!

On Wednesday evening PopUp Painting held its very first event in Manchester! We were at Common, on Edge Street, for a complete sell out of a launch. PopUp Painting has been popping up in bars and restaurants in London since 2013, extending to Birmingham in 2016. This week, at last, we’re in Manchester! A Banksy-inspired […]

Artist of the Week: Edvard Munch

PopUp Painting’s  artist of the week is Edvard Munch. Edvard Munch is a Norwegian born, expressionist painter and printer. In the late 20th century he played a great role in German expressionism, namely because of the strong mental anguish that was displayed in many of the works he created. Only a few years after he was born, […]

Artist of the Week: Kyle Bean

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kyle Bean. Kyle Bean is a London based artist and designer who specialises in handmade models, sets and installations. His work is extraordinarily detailed and uses a range of everyday materials and found objects ranging from paper to eggshells. Bean has a passion for handcrafted design and tactile […]

Artist of the Week: David Mach

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is David Mach. David Mach is a Scottish sculpture and installation artist who is best known for his intricate sculptures that use large quantities of mass-produced products ranging from coat hangers to match sticks. Many of Mach’s installations are temporary and constructed in public spaces. David Mach studied at […]

17 paintings that show what it’s like to be a uni student

Everyone loves a good list of something don’t they? University can be a very special time in your life. There are some incredible opportunities to grow as a human. And also for being extremely silly. Enjoy our list! 1 –  When older students meet younger students! Yep, Freshers Week! A great big bang to your first week […]