Tags: Artist of the week

Artist of the Week: Janet Wallace

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Janet Wallace. Janet Wallace is a Canadian artist who works across a range of media which includes paint, drawing and printmaking. The artist studied a BFA at NSCAD in Halifax, Canada. The artist started her career designing t-shirts, hand silk-screening them and selling them in stores in NYC, [...]

Artist of the Week: Quentin Blake

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Quentin Blake. Quentin Blake is a British illustrator who was born in the suburbs of London in 1932. The artist is best known for his illustrations of Roald Dahl’s books.  Blake started his career at Cambridge, studying a diploma in English, but soon became more interested in the illustrations [...]

Artist of the Week: Joe Caslin

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Joe Caslin. Joe Caslin is a street artist and illustrator who lives and works in Ireland. The artist gained notoriety when his ‘Marriage Equality’ mural popped up in Dublin city centre weeks before the referendum on the marriage equality was held in May 2015. The five-storey high [...]

Artist of the Week: Una

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Una. Una is an artist, academic and comic book creator based in Yorkshire. The artist creates graphic narratives that explore subjects that range from disability, psychosis, political activism and violence against women. Much of Una’s work has been self-published, however in 2015 Myriad published her first graphic novel [...]

Artist of the Week: Lucille Clerc

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Lucille Clerc. Lucille Clerc is a French illustrator based in East London. The artist works predominately in editorial design and illustration, though Clerc has been known to work with interior design and installation also. Cleric create much of her work using the screen printing process. Lucille Clerc’s work [...]

Artist of the Week: Jean Jullien

Pop Up Painting’s ‘artist  of the week’ is Jean Jullien. Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer who lives and works in London. Though predominately focused on graphic design, the artist’s eclectic practice ranges from illustration to photography, video, costume, installation, book art and clothing design. The artist studied in both Central Saint Martins and [...]

Artist of the Week: C.M. Coolidge

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is C.M. Coolidge. Cassius Marcellus Coolidge(1844 –1934) was an American artist known for creating the iconic series of paintings ‘Dogs Playing Poker’ .The artist was known as "Cash" or Kash to his family and he often signed his work as Kash Koolidge. Before becoming an artist Coolidge had many [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]