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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 [...]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Artist of the Week: Damien Hirst

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Damien Hirst. Damien Hirst (b.1965) is an English contemporary artist and member of the ‘Young British Artist’s’ who dominated the art world in the 1990s. The artist is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living artist, with his wealth valued at £215m in the 2010. Damien Hirst’s career started [...]

10 Creative New Year Resolutions!

If there ever was a time where people can reflect on things and resolve to better themselves in some way, then each January would be the time to do it. Thankfully 2016 is almost over and 2017 is just around the corner and PopUp Painting have events booked through to February. So if you have been […]

Merry Christmas from PopUp Painting!

We had such a holly jolly time this December! PopUp Painting have been busy elves leading up to Christmas we launched our new Snowy Starry Night in Bayswater and Chelsea! Plus Christmas Banksy and Paint Christmas in Trafalgar Square. And if you popped along to any of those events you would’ve heard our festive themed […]

Artist of the Week: Cai Guo-Qiang

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Cai Guo-Qiang. Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957) is a Chinese conceptual artist whose works crosses over multiple mediums including drawing, video, installation and performance art. Cai Guo-Qiang trained in stage design at the Shanghai Theater Academy, but later made a move towards contemporary art. It may come as no [...]