Over 3,000 art lovers had the opportunity to meet around 100 independent artists in person, who were exhibiting in London during Artrooms 2019. Artrooms Fair, which had its 5th edition in London last January, launched internationally in 2018, bringing its innovative format to Rome and Seoul. With the addition of these two cities, this format has now supported and helped launch the career of hundreds of international artists, creating a vibrant mix of trends and experiences across the world.
Artrooms is the first international contemporary art fair, offering independent artists a unique free exhibition space and an opportunity to sell directly to art collectors and art enthusiasts
The 70+ hotel rooms of the Meliá White House in Regent’s Park have been transformed into intimate, creative studios, showcasing stimulating and thought-provoking projects by artists from over 30 countries across 5 different continents.
A committee of high profile art experts carried out the selection of the artists, guaranteeing to all guests a memorable experience. Among the judges, Giulia Abate (Mucciaccia Contemporary Gallery), Cristian Contini (Contini Art) and Stefania Minutaglio (11 [HellHeaven] Gallery), and collectors Claudia and Rainer Wente Waedlich, just to name a few.
During the fair, collectors and art lov 38 Craven Street, London WC2N SNG Tel: +44 (0)20 7004 2660 – Fax: +44 (0)20 7004 2661 firstname.lastname@example.org www.belluzzo.neters had the opportunity to acquire art pieces from a variety of different media, such as the wonderful oil on canvas by emerging artist Juliette Pearce (France), whose work “Laundromat” has been chosen as the main image of the fair; sculptures by Jiro Ishihara (Japan) or the installation “Matrix” by Alice Padovani (Italy), an award-winning artist presented in the Guest Artists Section.
Visitors also enjoyed a variety of live performances, including live interviews “In Bed with the Artists” by art critic Michael Barnett.
Founders and directors of the fair – Cristina Cellini Antonini, Francesco Fanelli, Chiara Canal – and the Organisation continue their commitment to support the artists’ careers. This year two prizes have been created: – The Contemporary Art Trust: £ 1000 Prize won by the British artist Stuart Jones
Contemporary Arts Trust was formed as the Arts Club Charitable Trust in 1999 and financially supports emerging artists in all disciplines of the arts exhibiting and studying in the UK.
The Fonderia Artistica Versiliese Prize given to Dmytro Shavala (Ukraine) The Price consists in an artist residency that includes a workshop within the foundry’s laboratories and the production and realization of a bronze sculpture. The 5th edition of Artrooms London had an Official charity partner – Mother House Studios, a pioneering arts organisations supporting the development of contemporary artists, who are also mothers working across art-forms.