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Interviewing Wyland Tondelier!

PopUp Painting events are led by local artists who are experts not just in their trade, but in entertainment and organisational development. In addition, they are supported by a team with expertise in management, innovation and training. PopUp Painting’s team includes 14 artist, and today we have interviewed Wyland Tondelier.   1. Introduce yourself I […]

Artist of the Week: Kiki Smith

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Kiki Smith. Kiki Smith (b. 1954) is a German born artist who was brought up in the U.S and currently lives and works in New York. Smith is considered one of the most significant artists of contemporary times. The artist is known for her multidisciplinary practice, which includes the [...]

Valentines day gift!

Nothing for your Valentine? It’s tomorrow shame on you. Well… The shops are all closed now and if you order something it probably wont arrive on time in the post. What are you going to do? Its a good job you stopped by this blog post then isn’t. A PopUp Painting gift voucher is the […]

Artist of the Week: Nerine Tassie

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Nerine Tassie (also known as Nerine McIntyre). Tassie graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2002 with a degree in Fine Art. Natural spaces and forms provide the basis and inspiration for her work, in particular the coastal waters and woodlands around her home. These landscapes are ever changing and thus [...]

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 […]

Artist of the Week: Christian Hook

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Christian Hook. Christian Hook is a painter who was awarded Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year Award in 2014. As part of the prize for winning the competition the artist was commissioned to create a £10,000 portrait of actor Alan Cumming for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. [...]

Once in a lifetime exhibition!

Tate Modern is planning an exhibition in collaboration with the Picasso Museum in Paris that will gather some of the biggest masterpieces created by Pablo Picasso  during a significant period in his life. Titled “Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy,” the show will focus on a specific moment in Picasso’s work, at the height of his passionate […]

Artist of the Week: Dexter Orszagh

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is PopUp Painting team member and artist Dexter Orszagh. Dexter Orszagh is a freelance illustrator and digital painter based in East London. Focusing on concept art and character design, Dexter Orszagh's work revolves primarily around bringing characters, creatures and costumes to life. The artist creates complex worlds and narratives by [...]

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’ […]