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Drawing Room/Tannery Arts
Unit 1b, New Tannery Way
London, SE1 5WS
Our Learning projects make drawing relevant and accessible to our community – for schools, teachers, families & local groups. Come and Draw!
Free and open to all, our Library is a unique collection of around 4,000 books dedicated to the exploration of contemporary drawing.
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Buy publications related to our exhibitions, as well as unique artworks and limited editions.
Find out more about Drawing Room, what we do, and our relationship with studio provider Tannery Arts.
Tannery Arts is a small, independent charity concerned with supporting the professional development of emerging and established artists through the provision of affordable studios, promoting their practice through opportunities to exhibit work, develop projects, generate partnerships with local authorities, private property owners and social housing organisations as well as engage in learning activities.
Each selected artist in Drawing Biennial 2015 has been invited to make an original drawing in any medium on an A4 sheet of paper, which is exhibited in the gallery in a democratic hang that gives each artist equal prominence. A selection of artists have engaged with the sculptural potential of the sheet of paper:
Athanasios ArgianasHiding Series (Rhythm 1), 2015Shells, cut paper, and instructions, 29.6 x 21 cm
Laura EldretPlan for a Rug #artistimpression, 2015Ink, pencil, and watercolour on paper, 36.5 x 32.6 cm
Engler & GershtThe Virgins Parade, 2015Graphite and butterfly on paper, 29 x 21 cm
Matthew Hale5Th Helena Asleep #4, 20152 colour laser copies, felt pen, Letraset and glue, 29.7 x 39 cm
Vlatka HorvatPages (Barred) I, 2015Modified A4 page, 21 x 30.2 cm
Tim KnowelsCone Pour #1, 2015Indian ink on folded paper, 25.5 x 21 cm
Tim KnowelsStep Pour #1, 2015Indian ink on folded paper, 25.5 x 21 cm
Phillip LaiUntitled, 2015Card, sand, and glue, 21 x 21 x 8 cm
Emma McNallyTremble (In Space), 2015Graphite (pencil) on paper, 21 x 29.6 cm
Eva RothschildUntitled, 2015Felt tip on paper, 29.7 x 21 cm