2017

BIRMINGHAM LET US ENTERTAIN YOU!

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. […]

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!

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 [...]

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. [...]

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?

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! […]