London Art Biennale 2023

The London Art Biennale presents over 350 talented artists from all around the world, emerging and established, in a celebration of contemporary art. The exhibition takes place on the historic King’s Road in Chelsea, and is a museum-quality award show, professionally curated to induce a stimulating, varied yet coherent experience for the viewer. Previous editions of the Biennale gathered artworks from approximately 50 different nations showcasing artists who have exhibited in some of the most important museums in the world as well as emerging artists selected for their talent. The exhibition spans across many artistic movements, styles, traditions and lines of thought all brought together in the iconic Chelsea Old Town Hall.

The 6th edition of the London Art Biennale is taking place in July 2023. The Official inauguration is by invitation only and the exhibition is open to the general public, free entry, from the 24th until the 30th of July 2023.

Artists have the chance to win numerous awards including monetary prizes totalling £11,000 GBP as well as the wide range of awards that also include the opportunity for an artist’s work to be professionally critiqued by the International Confederation of Art Critics.

Throughout the years, the Biennale has committed significant efforts to charity. Original artworks by Andy Warhol, Pietro Annigoni, Jose Van Roy Dali, and a Fiat 500 have been donated with 100% of proceeds gifted to various charitable organisations such as the Rotary International’s “End Polio Now” Charity, the Salvation Army, London’s Air Ambulance, and Age UK.

The London Art Biennale award exhibition is an exciting event for art lovers, collectors, professionals, and critics to gather and celebrate contemporary art.

General Submission Information

  • Artists can apply for the 6th edition of the London Art Biennale at the bottom of this page.
  • Artists can apply from any stage of their careers and from any nation.
  • Artists can apply with one or more artworks but each artwork will be judged individually.
  • There are no geographical nor thematic limitations to artwork submissions.
  • Artworks can have been previously exhibited or published.
  • Approximately 300-400 artists will be selected purely on the basis of the artwork submitted.
  • Accepted artistic disciplines are not restricted and include works on canvas/ board/ paper/ other supports, mediums such as oil/ acrylic/ collage/ watercolours/ mixed medias, photography, digital art (including AI assisted art), video art, sculpture, fibre art and installation.
  • There is no specific size limit but if an intended artwork submission is larger than 250cm on the largest side please contact us and request specific guidance prior to submitting.
  • If a single artwork has numerous elements, that are integral parts of the same artwork such as a diptych or triptych, then it is considered as one artwork submission.
  • Artworks that are in a series that can be sold or shown individually/separately are regarded as separate submissions.
  • Collaborative works are eligible. When the work is submitted please write all artist names under the artist name field (e.g. artist name & artist name &…) and use your collaborative group name under the pseudonym field if you have one.
  • Selected artists will be announced in mid June on social media and our website. The selected artists will also be contacted by email.
  • Approved artists are invited to attend the Biennale inauguration with guests but there is no actual requirement for artists to be personally present during the Biennale.

Awards & Prizes

  • £5,000 GBP London Art Biennale Award
  • £1,500 GBP London Art Biennale Award for Painting
  • £1,500 GBP London Art Biennale Award for Sculpture/Installation
  • £1,500 GBP London Art Biennale Award for Works on Paper
  • £1,500 GBP London Art Biennale Awards for Digital Work/Video
  • 25 artists to be selected and pre-approved for the Chianciano Biennale 2024 organised by the Chianciano Art Museum, Tuscany, Italy
  • Art Critique by the International Confederation of Art Critics for 5 artists

Submission Fee

  • There is a submission fee for the London Art Biennale of £36 GBP per artwork submitted.
  • The fee covers admin costs and is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the selection process.
  • There are no other fees for artists.

How to Apply

  • Submissions can be made personally by artists or on behalf of artists
  • Click on the button “Apply Now” below to enter the application process
  • Applicants subsequently receive an email with instructions (a Submission Certificate) on how to send artwork images and details. If you do not receive our email within 24 hours please check your spam and then message us on WhatsApp, call us or email us from our contact page
  • There is a submission fee of £36 GBP for each artwork submitted and there are no subsequent participation fees.
  • Artists can enter the selection process and subsequently send artwork images no later than the 31st of May 2023.

Dates: 26th – 30th July 2023
Location: Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Road
Deadline for Artwork Submissions: 31st May 2023

website link: London Art Biennale 2023 – London Art Biennale (

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