Tags: London

Artist of the week: Robert Rauschenberg

Pop Up Painting's 'artist of the week' is Robert Rauschenberg. Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was an American painter and sculptor, who also worked in print, photography and performance art. Rauschenberg bridged the gaps between Abstract Expressionist and Pop Art. He was most well known for his 'Combines', in which Rauschenberg used non traditional materials and objects to [...]

Artist of the Week: Banksy!

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Banksy! Banksy is a 'Bristolian' artist, political activist, film director, and painter. The graffiti artist is famed for his satirical street artworks which he creates using stencils. His works combine dark humour with political and social commentary. Many local councils in the UK protect them with a perspex covering [...]

“People are hungry for creative playtime” — 5 years of PopUp Painting

On 12 April 2018 PopUp Painting will mark 5 years since its launch. In that time the company, which runs ‘social painting and wine’ events, has painted with over 17,000 guests across more than 1,000 events. The company operates across London, Birmingham and Manchester, with upcoming launches in Liverpool and Leeds. PopUp Painting was launched […]

Artist of the Week: Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth Peyton (b. 1965) is an American painter whose work is characterised by small scale portraits painted in a pale, luminous palette. She was born in Connecticut and studied her BA Fine Art at the School of Visual Arts, NYC, where she still lives and works. The modest scale of Peyton’s paintings creates a sense [...]

5 Irish Artists You Need to Know

For the weekend that’s in it PopUp Painting have picked five of our favourite Irish artists that we think you’ll agree are pretty wonderful! Elizabeth Magill Elizabeth Magill was born in 1959 in Ontario, Canada, of Irish descent, she grew up in Northern Ireland and studied at the Belfast College of Art before moving to […]

We’re hiring!

PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ business in the country, delivering over 40 events per month across London, Birmingham and Manchester. Wine glass in one hand and paint brush in the other, our events are about unleashing creativity with no experience needed. Recently featured by the BBC, we are expanding fast and need new […]

13 March 2018

Help Us With Kit Transport

We are looking for Drivers in London to help transport our art supplies and kit PopUp Painting is the leading ‘sip and paint’ business in the country, delivering over 40 events per month across London, Birmingham and Manchester. Recently featured by the BBC, we are expanding fast and need new people to join our team! Most […]

Mother’s Day Events!

Each year we celebrate the wonderful woman who introduced you to this wide, scary world. And on March the 26th this year, we honour this woman again. That’s right! Mother’s day is coming! Mothering Sunday is a modern celebration; it falls on the fourth Sunday during Lent and the whole day should be all about spoiling the first […]

Artist of the Week: Charlotte Ellinas

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Charlotte Ellinas. Charlotte Ellinas is a London based artist who is both an artist and events assistant for the PopUp Painting team. Charlotte works in a representational style, focusing predominantly on portraiture. The artist studied a foundation course at London Fine Art Studios and also holds a BA in [...]