Engagement Project


28 October – 18 December 2019

The Autumn term of our ROCK PAPER SCISSORS after school club invited children to work alongside Eleanor Bedlow, whose own work explores children’s interpretation of objects and place. She led the afterschool club through a variety of playful…

Engagement Project


9 October – 6 November 2019

This three-part project bought together students from RCA and Kingston School of Art to undergo a journey of visual research, drawing, animation and sound collage in connection to Marc Bauer’s exhibition, Mal Ȇtre / Performance. Co-devised by Betsy Dadd…

Engagement Project

Movement & Migration

12 September – 17 November 2019

A series of tailored school workshops were devised to explore themes of migration and sea voyage alongside Marc Bauer’s exhibition, Mal Ȇtre / Performance. The exhibition instigated discussion and hands-on activity including charcoal drawing, experimental animation, sound recording and…

Deme Georghiou, Bursary Award 2019

5 – 31 August 2019

We are pleased to announce that Deme Georghiou has been selected as the recipient of the Drawing Room Bursary Award 2019. Georghiou, who graduated from the Royal College of Art, London in 2017 and was selected as a Bloomberg New Contemporary in 2018,…

Study Project

Annotations 6: Adam Shield

2 May – 17 November 2019

Expo Dream Leech Adam Shield’s Annotations 6 commission, Expo Dream Leech, portrays a liquid, shape-shifting world. Virtual spaces are re-encountered through sequential images and shifts in scale that suggest existential anxiety, infinite scrolling and prophetic visions within a dystopian…

Annotations 5: Devlin Shea

22 November 2018 – 26 March 2019

Getting Closer Drawing Room's fifth Annotations commission is by London-based artist Devlin Shea. Oversized figures fill Shea’s large drawings and paintings and spill out of the edges. These theatrically scaled works, and smaller drawings in black and…

Annotations - Outset Study Commissions

24 November 2016 – 26 March 2019

Annotations is a series of artist commissions for Drawing Room’s Outset Study. Including 6 artists over a 3 year period, each artist will undertake a period of supported residency, researching the library collection to create…