January 2017

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’ […]

PopUp Painter Goes Wild!

PopUp Painting events are led by qualified and practicing artists, who are experienced in teaching, events and leisure. Jayne Evans was a previous PopUp Painter, she also had quite an exciting year in 2016. Earlier in the year she took part in the Landscape Artist of the Year on Sky Arts. She was one of 50 Wild cards! […]

Artist of the Week: Anish Kapoor

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Anish Kapoor. Anish Kapoor (b. 1954) is a British-Indian sculptor known for his large scale sculptures and installations that distort space. Kapoor was born in Bombay, but moved to London in the 1970’s to study art at Hornsey School of Art and later at Chelsea School of art and [...]

Valentine’s Day Idea!

It’s that time of year again. (well it is nearly February) The birds are singing your sweet tune and there are stars in your lover’s eyes! You guessed it… Valentine’s Day. It’s not too early to talk about V Day is it? I mean it’s only 27 days away! Valentine’s Day in London (Tuesday February […]

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 [...]

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 […]