Tags: creativity

Artist Spotlight: Andre Derain

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is Andre Derain. Andre Derain (1880-1954) was a French painter, printmaker and sculptor famed as one of the creators of Fauvism and one of the first to ‘discover’ primitive art. Derain and his contemporary Henre Matisse became known for their vivid paintings, characterised by bold brush strokes and the [...]

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: 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 […]

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 [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Statue Of Liberty!

Raise a glass (and a paintbrush) to Liberty this 4th July! The Statue of Liberty represents Libertas, the Roman goddess of Freedom, and has been welcoming immigrants into the US for 132 years! She sure is one to raise a glass to on the 4th July. But did you know...? 1. She wasn't intended to [...]

Leeds – it’s time to get creative!

PopUp Painting will be launching in Leeds in August 2018. Its first partner venue in the city is Brasserie Blanc. The company invites guests to “unleash their creativity, wine glass in one hand, paintbrush in the other”. Now in its fifth year, PopUp Painting runs ‘painting and wine’ events in bars, restaurants and workplaces across […]