Drawing Biennial 2021

21 May – 30 June 2021

An exhibition and auction of over 200 unique drawings, showcasing the most exciting artists working today. Including works using every imaginable technique, Drawing Biennial 2021 affirms the centrality of drawing to all spheres of artistic production.

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The exhibition will include more than 200 new and recent works on paper by leading international artists of different generations. Culminating in an online auction in the exhibition’s final two weeks, all works are available to purchase from a starting bid of £300. Proceeds from the auction support Drawing Room’s exhibition, learning and publishing programme and the growth of its unique study library.

Artists have been invited to make an original drawing by Drawing Room directors Mary Doyle, Kate Macfarlane and Katharine Stout, with additional nominations by leading international artists, museum directors, curators and collectors. 

Drawing Biennial 2021 signals the diversity of artists’ imagination, demonstrating the vitality and importance of drawing today.