Fri 6 November 2020 : 2:00pm – 3:30pm
This online session of presentations and discussions, selected from an open call, examines recent research and critical issues around contemporary drawing.
Thu 29 October 2020 : 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Along with Modern Films, Drawing Room is co-hosting a virtual Q&A chaired by Not Without My Ghosts curator Marco Pasi to celebrate the release of a new film about the life and work of Spiritualist artist Hilma af Klint.
Tue 13 October 2020 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Writer and researcher Dr. Richard Shillitoe discusses the life and work of British artist, writer and occultist Ithell Colquhoun. As the talk sets out to show, she took her inspiration from the spiritual world as much as she did from the natural world, making extensive use of automatic drawing and painting methods as well as the contents of her dreams.
Thu 8 October 2020 : 4:00pm – 5:30pm
We invite teachers, artists and educators to an interactive Zoom workshop led by artist Alexis Teplin.
Thu 1 October 2020 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Not Without My Ghosts curator Simon Grant leads an online panel discussion with art historian and expert on Surrealism, Professor Dawn Ades; exhibition artist Olivia Plender; and curator and archivist at the College of Psychic Studies, Vivienne Roberts.
Tue 22 September 2020 : 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Drawing Room is pleased to invite Drawing Circle, Network members and special guests to an online artist studio talk and tour with Ann Churchill.
19 September – 1 November 2020
19 Sep - 1 Nov 2020 London Square Bermonsdey is hosting an absorbing exhibition, Drawing & Studio, exploring the unique creative partnership of Tannery Arts and Drawing Room. Together we are making London Square Bermondsey our future home; this exhibition will give an…
Tue 16 June 2020 : 6:00pm – 7:00pm
A panel discussion webinar hosted by The Arts Club for Drawing Circle and Drawing Network members, with Drawing Room Founder-Directors, Mary Doyle and Kate Macfarlane, and Louisa Buck, Contemporary Art Correspondent for The Art Newspaper.
1 June – 31 August 2020
The Summer term of ROCK PAPER SCISSORS was adapted into a postal project, engaging children remotely throughout the pandemic. Amy Barnes devised a series of weekly parcels containing materials and prompts to explore detail, pattern and nature which were sent…
12 May – 31 July 2020
To download the ROCK PAPER SCISSORS Family Activity Sheets, please click here. To view the ROCK PAPER SCISSORS online exhibition, please click here. Over the pandemic our series of ROCK PAPER SCISSORS activity sheets inspired the making of drawings…
1 May – 31 July 2020
Our new online project Drawing Unlocked reveals recent drawings made by artists living around the globe, from London, to Lagos, to Lahore, united by the fight against Coronavirus. These artists, all of whom we’ve worked with in recent…
Thu 23 April 2020 : 9:00am – 10:00am
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members the opportunity to attend a private tour of the Aubrey Beardsley exhibition at Tate Britain.
Thu 2 April 2020 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED
Please join us for an evening to celebrate Drawing Act I – a project led by artist Nicole Morris in collaboration with a group of local women.
Wed 1 April 2020 : 9:00am – 10:00am
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Drawing Room is pleased to offer Drawing Circle members the opportunity to attend a private tour of David Hockney: Drawing from Life at the National Portrait Gallery.
1 – 4 April 2020
Annotations II is a series of artist residencies and commissions for Drawing Room’s Outset Study. It follows on from the successful Annotations project and continues to provide artists with a period of supported…
9 March – 31 August 2020
Love Jasmine Johnson’s commission for Annotations II continues to explore an ongoing interest in love addiction, this time in relation to physical isolation. Johnson’s drawing residency explores the ordeal of being alone in the context of…
Tue 25 February 2020 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm
An evening of specially commissioned performance works will activate Donna Huddleston’s exhibition The Exhausted Student.
Tue 18 February 2020 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm
To coincide with her first solo exhibition, The Exhausted Student, the artist will discuss the themes in her work and making of the exhibition with acclaimed writer Jennifer Higgie. This event is taking place in the Drawing Room Library.
5 – 19 February 2020 : 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Explore ideas surrounding body, space and narrative through a series of drawing workshops led by artist Gabriella Boyd.
1 February – 1 November 2020
27 January – 1 March 2020
A pattern, a performance, a film – this artist-led project invited children from Charlotte Sharman Primary School into the processes behind Alexis Teplin’s practice. Running concurrently with Donna Huddleston’s exhibition, the project explored ideas around costume,…
24 January – 27 February 2020
Drawing Act I: Labour, Faith, Exhaustion was a project led by artist Nicole Morris in collaboration with a group of women from The Bridge and Southwark Women’s Space - two centres that support the mental health…
13 January – 16 March 2020
Over the Spring term of our ROCK PAPER SCISSORS after school club, local primary school children visualised characters, narratives and alternative identities using drawing and experimental printing techniques. The weekly sessions echoed Jake’s ongoing practice which plays with…