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Why POSCA?

Who brings you the most reliable, versatile, professional, high quality, long lasting range of paint pens? That’s POSCA from Uni-ball.
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WE ARE FAMILY - Free Art Download

We're super please to annouce the generous gift from our festival friend and artist Oli-T who's provided one of his most popular artworks as a free high resolution download.
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UPFEST 2020 - Postponed

Upfest, Europe’s largest urban arts festival which was due to take place from 30th May-1st June will be postponed. In light of the current situation and Bristol City Council’s announcement last week, we will now be working with them to secure a date for rescheduling this year’s Upfest.
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Support artists with Upfest, Posca and Artgecko

Upfest has joined forces with Posca and Artgecko to support our artist community and encourage sales of artists’ work available now through the Upfest website.
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UPFEST 2020 - Coronavirus Update

As the extent of the impact of Coronavirus continues to progress, we are looking at contingency plans should we have to postpone. The event is international in its nature and the safety of our visitors and artists is absolutely paramount.
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'SEA CHANGE' Greta Thunberg by JODY

‘SEA CHANGE’ by Jody Thomas - Limited Edition print featuring the iconic Bristol mural of Greta Thunberg is available from 10am, 14th November 2019. A contribution from each print will go to Friends of the Earth, Bristol.
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UPFEST 2020

UPFEST - crafted with POSCA is back! NEW DATES & VENUE for 2020!
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Competition Time

We’re getting in the Christmas spirit with not 1 but 2 competitions to win limited artists proofs. (Many from sold out editions!)
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Sun still shining on Upfest Summer Editions.

The completion of Zoe Power's Mural next door to the Gallery on North Street is bringing warmth and lengthening the evenings in our bit of BS3. We've also got a new mural from GOIN at the other end of the street, outside the Urban Standard. Titled 'Add to Cart', it's a terrific piece:
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