10 November 2020 – 20 January 2021

Flatpack is the second iteration of our ongoing postal project that engages children remotely. Envelopes of drawings and collage materials are being distributed via schools for children to take home, encouraging self-led drawing in the home!  Joy Yamusangie has…

Engagement Project

The Student as Medium

2 November 2020 – 6 January 2021

ONLINE SCREENING NOW LIVE! The Student as Medium is a collaborative project between Drawing Room and the Illustration Animation BA course at University of Kingston. Using the exhibition Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist As Medium as…

Study Project

Annotations II: Amelia Barratt

21 October 2020 – 22 August 2021

Librarian  12-6pm 22-23rd July; 21-22nd August. Click here to book. Amelia Barratt’s Annotations project connects drawing with the voice, sound and the written word. It revolves around an elusive librarian, a rendition of a…

Engagement Project

Drawing Act III: Charmaine Watkiss

6 October 2020 – 6 January 2021

Drawing Act III is a project led by Charmaine Watkiss with Young Girlz Matter – a self-formed group of students from UAE Secondary School. Like many of the artists included in Not Without My Ghosts: The Artist…

Drawing & Studio at London Square Bermondsey

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…

Engagement Project


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…

Engagement Project

ROCK PAPER SCISSORS Family Activity Sheets

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…

Digital Project

Drawing Unlocked

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…

Study Project

Annotations II- Outset Study Commissions

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…

Digital Project, Study Project

Annotations II: Jasmine Johnson

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…

Engagement Project

Drawing Act II: Alexis Teplin

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,…

Engagement Project

Drawing Act I: Nicole Morris

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…

Engagement Project


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…