2017

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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EVENTS YOU WANT TO BE PAINTING AT!

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 […]

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. […]

Artist of the Week: Bambi

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Bambi. Bambi (b. 1982) is a street artist from London. It has been speculated that ‘Bambi’ is also a chart-topping musician, however her identity has never been disclosed. The graffiti artist’s approach is similar to Banksy’s; using stencils to get a clean and quick image on the wall. [...]

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 [...]