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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 […]

What is PopUp Painting?

What is PopUp Painting? PopUp Painting was founded in 2013 by three non-artists determined to Unleash Creativity. Our social painting events bring art out of the classroom and gallery, into the places people meet on an every day basis. We pop up in bars, restaurants and workplaces with themed social painting events - taking inspiration [...]

Artist of the Week: Joelle Avelino

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is artist and PopUp Painting team member Joelle Avelino. Joelle Avelino is a Congolese and Angolan London based artist and illustrator. The artist graduated from the University Of Hertfordshire with a BA (Hons) in Illustration with Marketing. Joelle works with both traditional and digital methods of drawing and painting. […]

NEW VENUES!

PopUp Painting & events are social painting experiences; making art accessible to everyone by bringing it out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on a everyday basis! That’s right. Art in pubs restaurants and bars, (as well as workplaces). We are proud to work with a great network of […]

Let Christmas come early!

If someone tells you it’s too early for Christmas present buying. Walk away. Stop talking to them. You don’t need that kind of negativity in your life! A gift card or voucher, is the most personal present there is. It’s the gift of freedom to buy whatever you want, whenever you want it. It’s the […]

Early birds for September and October!

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 [...]