July 2018

Top 13 Tips For Creativity

All of us are creative - we just need to unleash it. But how? Since our launch in 2013 our mission has been to Unleash Creativity. Everyone has creativity within them - but how can we unleash it? We asked our team of artists and creatives for their top tips for creativity and innovation. 💡 1. [...]

Artist Spotlight: Rob Conway

  PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Birmingham PopUp Painting team member Rob Conway. Rob Conway is a Birmingham based illustrator, artist-educator and member of the land art collective 'Landmark'. Conway’s illustrative work is characterised by bold pencil lines coupled with areas of loose and viscous colour. The artist’s vibrant illustrations have appeared in [...]

Artist Spotlight: Anna Tveritinova

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is team member Anna Tveritinova. Anna Tveritinova is a mixed media artist who lives and works in London. Anna studied drawing at the ‘Royal Drawing School’, a Foundation Diploma at ‘City & Guilds London Art School’ and has received awards from both of these prestigious institutions. Tveritinova’s practice takes [...]

5 Exhibitions In Liverpool You Must See This Summer!

Liverpool is bursting with art exhibitions this Summer! So we have given you a helping hand to decide what to see with our picks of the 5 Liverpool shows you must not miss! 1. Op Art in Focus Victor Vasarely Zebra, 1937 It seems right to start with Op Art, a form that emerged in [...]

Artist Spotlight: Andy Warhol

PopUp Painting's artist of the week is Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol (originally known as Andy Warhola) was an American artist who was a leading figure in the ‘Pop Art’ movement. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and consumer cu lture. Warhol used many types of media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, silk [...]

Artist Spotlight: Daniella Sunflower

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Daniella Sunflower. Daniella Sunflower is an artist based in Corona, California, USA. The artist specialises in acrylic painting, using bold lines and bright colours to create her work. The use of bold colours gives a graphic feel to Daniella’s paintings, which often echoes the style of Pop Art. [...]

PRIDE 2018: Celebrating LGBT Art

To celebrate Pride 2018 PopUp Painting are looking at the history of LGBT art and some of the most influential artists from the movement. From Ancient Greece to the present day LGBT art has existed. It has been a tumultuous road for LGBT artists who have faced enduring issues such as censorship, discrimination and persecution […]

Partner Venue: Common, Manchester

Common, our PopUp Painting partner venue, is right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter and slap bang in the centre of Manchester’s cultural scene. A stalwart of the NQ, Common has been serving up great food and amazing drinks for well over a decade. It’s a bar that’s all about new and exciting culture […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Liverpool!

It's the city whose artists have produced the most number 1 hits thanartists from any other location as declared in The Guinness Book of Records but as you'll see below that's not all Liverpool has achieved! You may ponder what is in that Mersey water that produces such rich culture! Have a look of these [...]

Artist Spotlight: David Hockney

PopUp Painting’s artist of the week this week is the brilliant contemporary artist, David Hockney. David Hockney, born in Bradford, is an English painter, printmaker, photographer and stage designer. Perhaps the most popular and versatile British artist of the 20th century. Hockney moved to Los Angeles in 1966. The influence of LA's vibrant colours and light is evident [...]