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Johnny Vegas pops into PopUp Painting in Manchester!

Painting with Johnny Vegas! The PopUp Painting team in Manchester had a great surprise on Saturday at Innside. While painting Van Gogh's Sunflowers, they were joined by none-other than Johnny Vegas! "He was so lovely" Natalie Kaciubskyj, event manager on the day, said: "He was so lovely. He loved it. He said he loved art [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Leeds (but really should)

Leeds is a fantastic place. It started off as a small borough in the 13th century, and through the production of trading and Wool in the Industrial Revolution grew into a booming market town. It's now home to some 2 million people, and it's full of secrets. But did you know.... 1. Leeds was arguably [...]

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 […]

Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera is seen as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.   Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its "pain and passion" and its intense vibrant colors. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists for its [...]

Five Art Exhibitions to Catch this Summer in London!

Whether it’s seeking shelter from the unpredictable British weather or to keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays; here at PopUp Painting HQ we’ve compiled a list of our top five art exhibitions to catch this summer. 1. What? The London Open 2018 Where? The Whitechapel Gallery When? 8 June – 26 Aug. This […]

Artist Spotlight: Elizabeth Kennedy

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Elizabeth Kennedy. Elizabeth Kennedy is a London based artist who graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Creative Arts BA (Hons) in 2003. The artist works predominantly in painting, working with acrylics, oils and watercolours. Kennedy’s paintings are figurative works, which [...]

Artist Spotlight: Sue Guthrie

PopUp Painting’s ‘artist of the week’ is PopUp Painting team member and artist Sue Guthrie. Sue Guthrie is an artist based in Birmingham. Guthrie works across a range of media but specialises her practice on creating Fine Arts pieces for commercial interiors. The artist has created original artworks for a range of clients including BMW, [...]

Artist of the Week: Mona Hatoum

PopUp Painting's 'artist of the week' is Mona Hatoum. Hatoum is an artist born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, who now works and lives between Berlin and London. Hatoum works in a diverse range of media, including installation, sculpture, video, photography and works on paper. The artist creates her work in a style that references [...]

PopUp Painting Birthday Party!

Last Monday we celebrated our 5th Birthday at one of our longest running venue partners. Since 2013, PopUp Painting has been coming to bars and restaurants in London and beyond and helping people to unleash their creativity. We are all very proud of what we have achieved in this time and celebrated this milestone at [...]

Artist of the week: Robert Rauschenberg

Pop Up Painting's 'artist of the week' is Robert Rauschenberg. Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was an American painter and sculptor, who also worked in print, photography and performance art. Rauschenberg bridged the gaps between Abstract Expressionist and Pop Art. He was most well known for his 'Combines', in which Rauschenberg used non traditional materials and objects to [...]