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How using artists in their marketing strategy has been invaluable for 5 major brands
May 23, 2018

Pop My Mind summarises how 5 major brands have made themselves synonymous with cutting-edge culture using the power of the creative arts. By collaborating with talented artists, musicians and creatives on simple and effective projects, these brands have greatly enhanced their brand identity and built relationships with key target audiences. Read how and what value this adds to each Read the full article…

A Walk through the Seasons with Michelle Bowden
April 19, 2018

Michelle Bowden’s Reflection is a beautiful stop-motion animation which captures the body walking through the different seasons and places. Her work truly reflects how you can lose yourself in nature and also from the stresses that burden the mind.     Michelle Bowden got inspiration for her piece from Roseanne Sarah Ganley’s, Creative Thoughts – Read the full article…

How to stay inspired – with Liv Penny
April 12, 2018

Everyone has different ways of staying inspired and keeping creative! So, I thought I would share a few of mine with you. Instagram is AMAZING Whenever I need inspiration quick, I’ll always quickly open up Instagram on my phone and see what my favourite accounts are up to. Here are some of my favourites: @accidentallywesanderson Read the full article…

Essential Reading List for Urban Artists – by T.M.A
April 5, 2018

T.M.A – a digital artist and painter from Pop My Mind – takes us through his library of essential reads for urban artists like himself. Hear what inspires T.M.A and how he creates work by building on the essential source material he finds in books, blogs and social media accounts… Introduction to T.M.A’s Reading List Q: Read the full article…

Grayson Perry joins Suffolk-based arts business Pop My Mind
April 1, 2018

Renowned British contemporary artist Grayson Perry has joined the curated community of Pop My Mind in order to inspire and support the artists involved in the enterprise. Having met Pop My Mind’s Marketing and Communication Manager Karis Lambert at a university talk in 2015, Perry was first introduced to Pop My Mind when Karis joined Read the full article…

Creating visuals for music using stock footage
March 15, 2018

It’s sometimes hard to stand out on the video world. Everyone is constantly thinking of new ideas or can be hesitant to break new boundaries and try something different. Something I love to incorporate into the videos I make where I am limited for footage is using old stock footage. If done in a creative way, I think Read the full article…

Why are Collaborations Important for Brands?
January 11, 2018

We are living in a collaboration culture – sharing our daily lives, getting advice and recommendations online, and being constantly virtually connected over multiple platforms. We have access to incredible software such as Google Drive and Trello which allow us to keep up-to-date with our peers in real time and work on group projects. Even Read the full article…

Inflated Inspirations: a balloon art installation not to be missed!
June 29, 2017

There is a unique installation titled Inflated Inspirations coming to Ipswich this summer which cannot be missed! About the Exhibition VIP Balloons will be creating an immersive installation in Waterfront Gallery (inside the University of Suffolk Waterfront Building) and opening it for the public to explore and enjoy. This ten day exhibition will also be accompanied Read the full article…

Month of Mindfulness: find tranquility with our latest theme
May 2, 2017

One of our current themes on Pop My Mind is the Tranquil challenge, where we are asking artists to unwind, have fun and take us to your peaceful place through your creative expression. Tranquil means to be free from disturbance, but as we move into May it’s also time to think about the month of mindfulness where we consider others Read the full article…

Critque of Poetry on Pop My Mind
March 17, 2017

Pop My Mind is a creative platform that encourages artists, aspiring and established, to produce a piece of work that is inspired by what they see, hear or read. Artists can create any form of art from paintings to writing to music. To learn more about how Pop My Mind works or to check out Read the full article…

How Artists React to Change
March 14, 2017

Pop My Mind is a creative online platform which challenges artists, aspiring and established, to produce a piece of work inspired by what they hear, read or see. To find out more about how Pop My Mind works or to view current submissions, please follow the link here. When producing and analysis pieces of work, Read the full article…