Open call for The London Ultra 2019 @Bargehouse, OxoTower Wharf, 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.)

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 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.)

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: 23rd September

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