London Art Biennale 2021


Artistic Excellence from all over the world

London is the global art capital and the London Art Biennale is where the art of the world is given a platform. Artists from all traditions and lines of thought, emerging and established, are presented in celebration of contemporary art

1st prize of £5,000 and lots of other prestigious artist awards


The Biennale is hosted at the historic Chelsea Old Town Hall

“the second most important curated Art Biennale after Venice”

Lonnie Schlein
Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times photo editor for over 35 years


London Art Biennale

Selection process currently open – submit your work

The London Art Biennale offers visitors a stimulating, sophisticated and highly diverse selection of artworks. For information about the selection process and how to apply please click below:


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The Chelsea Old Town Hall was designed by John Brydon in 1885, an architect who was commissioned to realise very important projects including the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Memorial Hospital, the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath and the Government Offices, Great George Street, London.

Curated by international Museum and gallery professionals

The Biennale takes place on the King’s Road, Chelsea, where artists such as Augustus John and Alma Tadema established what is known as the true artistic centre of London.


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Awards & Prizes

Biennale artists will be awarded numerous prizes that include a £5,000 GBP prize to other monetary awards and excellent exhibition opportunities


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Official Inauguration

The Official inauguration of the London Art Biennale 2021 will take place on Wednesday 30th June 2021 and is strictly by invitation only. The London Art Biennale is free and open to the public on all other days


Visit the Biennale

General admission to the London Art Biennale is open to the public and free from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th July


Lady Sophie Windsor speaks at the London Art Biennale 2019

Lady Sophie Windsor inaugurates the Biennale 2019

The London Art Biennale 2019 was honoured by Lady Sophie Windsor who graciously introduced the exhibition and opened the vernissage. Lady Sophie, formally Lady Frederick Windsor, is a person of exceptional creativity, talent and artistic sensitivity who is the perfect ambassador of the Biennale; a celebration of contemporary art


Fabio Capello, England National team manager and football legend, with Biennale curator Peter Gagliardi


Nicholas Bonham, dynasty family of auctioneers, and Robert Gagliardi during a London Art Biennale Charity Auction

Nicholas Bonham, dynasty family of auctioneers since 1793, and Robert Gagliardi during a London Art Biennale Charity Auction


Councillor Will Pascall, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the Biennale 2019 with Biennale artist Kirsten Hoest

Councillor Will Pascall, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the Biennale 2019 with Biennale artist Kirsten Hoest


Councillor Elizabeth Rutherford, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the London Art Biennale in 2017

Councillor Elizabeth Rutherford, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the London Art Biennale in 2017


Councillor Maighread Condon-Simmonds, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the London Art Biennale 2015

Councillor Maighread Condon-Simmonds, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the Biennale 2015


Councillor Christopher Buckmaster, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the London Art Biennale 2013

Councillor Christopher Buckmaster, Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea at the Biennale 2013