March 2017

Artist of the Week: Shepard Fairey

PopUpPainting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Shepard Fairey. Shepard Fairey (b.1970) is an American graphic designer, illustrator and street artist. The artist studied at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1989 Fairey became known for his ‘Andre the Giant has a Posse (OBEY)’ sticker campaign. The campaign involved Fairey placing hundreds of stickers on [...]

ARCANA! New group show in London

PopUp Painting events are led by qualified and practising artist and one PopUp Painter, Annie has produced 4 new artworks for Arcana: An exhibition of Tarot, taking place in London this April. Alice Procter, creator of Arcana has curated the show with 15 artist, all exhibiting work is inspired by the traditional Tarot deck. On […]

Artist of the Week: Steve Powers

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Steve Powers. Steve Powers (b.1968) is a graffiti writer from New York, who is also goes under the pseudonym ESPO ('Exterior Surface Painting Outreach’), The artist is known for his witty proclamations of love created on street walls using a traditional sign-writing technique. The artist uses bold [...]

Artist of the Week: Olafur Elaisson

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Olafur Eliasson. Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967) is a Danish artist known for creating large-scale installations that employ elemental materials such as light, water, and temperature, to play with the viewers perception of space, time and environment. Olafur Eliasson was born in Copenhagen in 1967 to Icelandic parents. The [...]

#BeBoldForChange International Women’s Day 2017

Happy International Women's Day! As we wrote last year in our Pledge For Parity International Women's Day piece, women artists are often underrepresented - with only artwork by women comprising only 5% of work featured in permanent collections worldwide. At PopUp Painting we are committed to showcasing women's artwork. Check out some of our Artist of [...]
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PAINT! DRINK! CREATE! PopUp Painting is the best social painting, creative night out in London and Birmingham. No experience is needed, we provide the guidance, music and all the supplies. You just bring your imagination. The more you drink the better it looks, that’s what we say! Whilst we don’t encourage alcoholism it does do […]

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PopUp Painting aims to bring art out of the classroom and gallery and into the places where people meet on an everyday basis. We recognise the benefits of creativity in people’s lives for both personal and professional development. PopUp Painting is the perfect way to drink creatively on a night out in London and Birmingham. […]