Drawing Projects UK is a non-profit centre for research, development, production and promotion of exhibitions, events and workshops in drawing and contemporary art.

Drawing Projects UK provides a space for drawing – where you can see, make and discuss drawing - and aims to promote, develop and build a community through drawing in a local, regional, national and international context.

Formed in 2009 by Professor Anita Taylor to develop and promote research initiatives in drawing, including the Jerwood Drawing Prize, the new centre opened at Bridge House in Trowbridge in 2015.

Built in 1929, Bridge House is a landmark building adjacent to Trowbridge railway station. It houses the Drawing Projects UK office, The Drawing Centre project space and training room, meeting rooms, workspaces for artists, designers, makers and creative, cultural and educational enterprises and Studio Café.

Programmes include exhibitions, drawing sessions, projects, workshops, talks and events and we can provide professional development services for artists, curators and arts organisations.

What's happening at Drawing Projects

Tania Kovats

Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Tania Kovats on 28 June 2019

On Friday 28 June 2019 our Girl Friday Breakfast Club guest speaker will be the artist and author, Tania Kovats. Tania Kovats' sculptures, large-scale installations, commissions, writing, and drawings, explore our understanding of landscape and water, and travel is often central to her work, from Meadow (2007) - the transportation of a complete wildflower meadow by canal boat from Bath to...

12-06-2019

Anita Taylor, Pause, Charcoal on Paper, 38 x 28cm, 2019

In Focus: Drawings by Anita Taylor

Drawing Projects UK is pleased to present In Focus: Drawings by Anita Taylor from 1 - 30 June 2019.  For more than three decades, Anita Taylor has been making charcoal drawings that explore the relationship of the female subject (as artist and model) and the defining acts of scrutiny, gaze and feeling. This interrogation of gesture and expression has led to...

08-06-2019

Sunday Life Drawing with Alex Roberts - 30 June

Join us for this special Sunday Life Drawing Session with Alex Roberts on Sunday 30 June 2019, from 11am to 4pm.  This guided life drawing session will support each participant to draw from the life model and to develop their technical skills and proficiency in drawing from observation with the aim of developing your skills, facility and confidence in your drawing...

08-06-2019

From the Blog

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019: Call for Entries, Sel…

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 Selection Panel will comprise Chantal Joffe RA, artist; Andrew Nairne OBE, Director of Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge; and Dorothy Price, Reader in History of Art at the University of Bristol, and Editor of Art History. Together they will select around 65 drawings for an exhibition that will launch at Trinity Buoy Wharf before...

16-03-2019

Marie Harnett, Windows, pencil on paper, 129 x217cm, 2017

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 - exhibition & tou…

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2018 exhibition includes 69 drawings by 67 artists and makers, selected from an overall submission of 1,711 works from across the UK by Nigel Hall RA, artist; Megan Piper, contemporary art dealer; and Dr Chris Stephens, Director of The Holburne Museum in Bath.  Supported by the Trinity Buoy Wharf Trust, the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is a...

02-12-2018

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is Open for Entries

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize is currently open for submissions and presents the opportunity for all drawing practitioners in the UK to showcase their work alongside leading contemporary artists and makers in the field. Online registration for artists entering the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize will close at 5pm on 27 June 2018. Once registered, applicants then submit their works...

25-06-2018

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