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The London Ultra 2019

Open call for Artists to apply to The London Ultra 2019 @Bargehouse, OxoTower Wharf, London.

Organised and curated by The Free Painters & Sculptors

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.)

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, SE19PH.

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)

Submission is free. This is a competitive multinational open call. In addition to exhibiting conventional works 2d, 3d, etc there are also several 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 occupying entire 4th floor)

2.The Artists’ Garden

3.Art Bottles

4.Gaia’s Room (after James Lovelock.)

Ultra also welcomes proposals for Larger Spaces, Installations/ Artists Showcase Spaces/ Interactive Works /Art Experiments. The venue has 13 huge spaces (over 1200 sq metres of exhibiting space.) You can take a virtual tour of the building via Google maps. We can arrange special site visits for successful applicants as required. Some Artists will be asked to provide detailed Risk Assessments & Method Statements. 

How to apply: Go to: and follow the link to the application form.

Please read the Artists’ Information section of the form before preparing your application and uploading your images.

Any queries: please e mail quoting your contact number to:

Closing Date: Midnight 23rd September 2019

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

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Monday 16 September, 2019
Tuesday 24 September, 2019
Bargehouse, OxoTower Wharf
Venue Address
Bankside, SE19PH

London, , Southwark

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