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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.
Selected for the Drawing Room shop for the exhibition From the Inside Out.
Drawing on pop cultural, literary and autobiographical references, Athena Papadopoulos uses a wide range of materials (including cosmetic products and animal matter) and in her structural and collage works. Combining these with found text and image, she weaves herself as subject into a narrative thread that explores issues around contemporary gender politics and social relationships.
Athena Papadopoulos (born 1988, Toronto, Canada) lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include: The Smurfette, Emalin, London; Belladonna’s Muse, CURA Basement, Rome, Italy, 2017; Wolf Whistles, Shoot the Lobster, New York City, USA, 2016. Forthcoming group exhibitions include: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), CA, Los Angeles; The Marvellous Cacophony, October Salon, Belgrade, 2018. She graduated with a MA Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2013.