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Artist of the Week: Grandma Moses

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Grandma Moses. Anna Mary Robertson Moses (1860-1961), better known as ‘Grandma Moses’ was an American folk artist. The artist started her career at the age of 78 having spent her life working on the family farm and giving birth to ten children (five of whom passed away at [...]

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 […]

Weekend events are here!

It can be easy to fall into a predictable routine at the weekend, especially if you have had a demanding week at work. Which is why PopUp Painting is here to set things right. Make the most of your days off and discover the best thing to do in London and Birmingham on the weekend. […]

Artist of the Week: George Shaw

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is George Shaw. George Shaw (b.1966) is a British painter who creates works that capture everyday scenes from suburban and urban Britain. The artist started his career in the 1970’s, receiving a BA from Sheffield Polytechnic and his MA from the Royal College of Art. Early on in his [...]

January 2017 is full with creative events!

We have waved goodbye to Christmas and said farewell to 2016! Now it’s January and 2017 is the year you pack your diary full of fun creative things to do in London! Start as you mean to go on is what I say, and what better way to kick start your creative endeavours than to […]

Artist of the Week: Damien Hirst

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Damien Hirst. Damien Hirst (b.1965) is an English contemporary artist and member of the ‘Young British Artist’s’ who dominated the art world in the 1990s. The artist is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living artist, with his wealth valued at £215m in the 2010. Damien Hirst’s career started [...]

10 Creative New Year Resolutions!

If there ever was a time where people can reflect on things and resolve to better themselves in some way, then each January would be the time to do it. Thankfully 2016 is almost over and 2017 is just around the corner and PopUp Painting have events booked through to February. So if you have been […]

Artist of the Week: Blek le Rat

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Blek le Rat. Blek le Rat (b.1952) is a French graffiti artist who has been described as the ‘father of stencil graffiti’. Blek began his street art career in the early 80’s, stencilling images of rats on to the walls of the Parisian streets. The artist used the [...]

Merry Christmas from PopUp Painting!

We had such a holly jolly time this December! PopUp Painting have been busy elves leading up to Christmas we launched our new Snowy Starry Night in Bayswater and Chelsea! Plus Christmas Banksy and Paint Christmas in Trafalgar Square. And if you popped along to any of those events you would’ve heard our festive themed […]

Artist of the Week: Elizabeth Kennedy

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Elizabeth Kennedy. You're most likely to find her running our events in West London! Elizabeth Kennedy is a London based artist who artist graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Creative Arts BA (Hons) in 2003. The artist works predominantly in painting, [...]