Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair set for November

The Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair (WCPF) will take place from 3-6 November and will be Europe’s largest art fair dedicated to collectible printed artwork. Founded in 2016 by gallerists Jack Bullen and Lizzie Glendinning, WCPF showcases the best of contemporary print in a unique hybrid exhibition featuring a curated selection of independent artists chosen through an international open call, many well-known names well-known and specialized gallery stands in London. Historic Royal Arsenal.

The Fair offers a wider innovative program of curated exhibitions, immersive installations and bespoke artist projects. It brings together independent emerging voices with top galleries and specialists in the medium, meaning there’s something for everyone to explore and enjoy, and new avenues from which to discover it.

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Accessibility and originality are at the heart of the WCPF philosophy. The fair creates a welcoming environment for budding collectors and seasoned professionals in the art world. Prints by emerging practitioners sit alongside pieces by household names, with prices starting at just £100. Galleries and institutions such as Jealous, Eames Fine Art, Thames Side Studios, East London Printmakers, Julian Page Gallery, Bonhams, Rhodes Editions and many more are mainstays of the annual programme. TAG Fine Arts will feature Stephen Walter, Kristjana S Williams, Tobias Till, Yanko Tihov, David Spiller, Ed Hodgkinson, Ewan David Eason and Guy Gee. Meakin + Parsons feature pieces by Anna Liber Lewis, Dominic Beattie, Charley Peters, Graeme Hughes, Lydia Moraitis, Ann-Marie James, Tom Willmot and Eleanor May Watson. Meanwhile, Rhodes Editions will feature the work of Tellas, Nick Smith, Tavar Zawacki, Jess Cochrane, Jan Kalab, Lino Lago, Stephen Ormandy, Anoushka Mirchandani and Andy Welland.

By bringing together both independent artists and gallery-run booths, WCPF offers a truly unique and exciting art fair experience. The annual Organized Hang is comprised of artwork by successful applications from the International Artist Open Call. It brings new and unexpected high-quality works to the fair, while providing a platform for independent and up-and-coming international artists. To keep the selection completely democratic and fresh for each edition, the selection committee made up of industry experts changes every year and the works are carefully examined individually and anonymously, piece by piece.

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The WCPF 2022 Selection Panel includes Carolin von Massenbach, Director of Bonham’s Prints, Catherine Daunt, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Graphic Art at the British Museum, Mollie Barnes, Founder of She Curates, Nish McCree, Founder of The Cowrie Culture, Tabish Khan, Art Critic, Mark Golder and Brian Thompson, Directors of Pallant House Gallery, Marek Claassen, Co-Founder of Artefacts & Limna, Isatu Funna, Founder and Director of Dar Leone, Dario Illari, Founder and Director of Jealous Gallery, and artist Gavin Turk.

This year, the Fair can be reached from Bond Street, central London, in just 15 minutes, via the new Elizabeth line.

For more information, visit www.woolwichprintfair.com

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