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Open Call for The London ULTRA 2019

Open call for Artists to apply to exhibit at The London Ultra 2019 @Bargehouse, OxoTower Wharf, London. Organised and curated by The Free Painters & Sculptors.

The Free Painters and Sculptors are delighted to announce the second London Ultra

An Art Extravaganza providing a transformative art experience. It’s an exhibiting opportunity like no other – not to be missed! Ultra welcomes the bravest and the best; it celebrates innovation and excellence in Contemporary Art and promises to be enthralling and thought provoking at every turn. Ultra stands true to the Free Painters and Sculptors manifesto in encouraging ‘Freedom in the Arts’ in its widest sense and allows artists and creatives working in any medium, on any theme to submit. (Exhibiting fees apply)

Submission is free. This is a competitive multinational open call. In addition to exhibiting conventional works 2d, 3d, etc there are also several additional options for Installation spaces, Artists’ Showcases, Art Experiments and 4 Artist in Residence spaces. This year there is a new option to submit work for any of 4 themed spaces: 1. Luminism (AV and illuminated Art) 2. The Artists’ Garden 3. Art Bottles 4. Gaia’s Room (after James Lovelock)


  • Submission is free
  • £100 per linear metre hanging space
  • £100 per plinth or free standing sculpture
  • £100 AV /Light based works
  • £40 for each Art Bottle.
  • £50 per sq m for Installations/ Artists showcases. (range: 2-40sqm)
  • Artists in Residence fees will depend on size of space (range: £200-£600)
  • Performers - no charge.

Building on last year’s success:
 Ultra is set in one of the most iconic and atmospheric old industrial spaces in Central London : Bargehouse OxoTower Wharf, Bankside, SE1 9PH.

Show Dates: 31st October - 10th November 2019 Open 11.00 - 18.00 daily

Preview & Halloween Party: Thursday 31st October 18.30 - 21.30 (By Invitation)

Performances and Events timetabled at the preview and over both weekends.

Cash prizes this year include: The Roy Rasmussen Award (£1000) | The London Ultra Art Prize (£1000) | The Under 30 Ultra Prize (£750)

Closing Date: 23rd September

FPS is an Independent Artists’ Co-operative and a not for profit Artists’ Charity.



Tuesday 17 September, 2019
Monday 23 September, 2019
Venue Address
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House St

London, , London

Call for Artists