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

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize at Trinity Buoy Wharf London

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 virtual exhibition onl…

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London may not be open to the public due to the current restrictions, however we are delighted that there is an interactive version of the exhibition online. Please visit this on our Current Exhibitions page, and zoom in on the images to find out more, including watching...

14-01-2021

Charmaine Watkiss with her drawing in the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019 exhibition at The Salisbury Museum

Girl Friday Breakfast Club with Charmaine Watkiss on 29 Janu…

Join us for our online Girl Friday Breakfast Club with artist Charmaine Watkiss on Friday 29 January 2021 at 8.30am. Charmaine Watkiss was born in London to Jamaican parents. She studied BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Practice at the University of Westminster (graduating 1994); Discovering Voices, ICA Cultural Leadership Programme at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2008); Art and Design Foundation...

29-12-2020

Isabel Rock - detail of Grief 1 - Leap From The Island, 2019

Online Events Programme - 9 to 22 January 2021 - Trinity Buo…

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition is due to be on show at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London from 9-22 January 2021. It is accompanied by a free online events and public engagement programme. Hear more about the exhibition project, meet some of the artists selected for the exhibition and awards, join in with Drawing is Free, and meet...

22-12-2020

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M.Lohrum, You Are It, Participative Drawing. Image: Cooper Gallery, Eoin Carey

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 Awards Announced

The UK’s most important open exhibition for drawing, the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, revealed the 2020 awards during an online ceremony on Wednesday 13 January.  From 4,274 entries submitted from around the world, 71 drawings by artists, architects and designers were selected for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition. Four prizes totalling £17,000, and three Special Commendations, were...

13-01-2021

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 installed at Cooper Gallery, University of Dundee

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 in London - 9-22 Janua…

The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 Exhibition and Awards Announcement will take place at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London in January 2021. The free exhibition will be presented at Trinity Buoy Wharf and online from 9 January 2021 to 22 January 2021, and will be accompanied by a daily programme of online and in situ events.The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize received a...

17-12-2020

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 at Drawing Projects UK…



Drawing Projects UK is delighted to have been supported with public funds by Arts Council England to present the prestigious Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2020 exhibition and associated public engagement programmes at Drawing Projects UK. This funding enables the 25th annual Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize exhibition to be shown at Drawing Projects UK, which was initially founded to...

22-10-2020

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