AFFORDABLE ART FAIR CELEBRATES 10 YEARS ON HAMPSTEAD HEATH
Affordable Art Fair Hampstead
Hampstead Heath, 5 – 8 May 2022
- Affordable Art Fair Hampstead is back to celebrate its special 10th edition on beautiful Hampstead Heath from 5 – 8 May.
- Since its first outing in 2011, the Fair has seen 150,000 visitors discover the joy of collecting art in Hampstead, spending over £27m in art sales.
- The Fair will feature over 100 leading contemporary galleries from the UK and around the world, plus new installations and initiatives celebrating Hampstead’s rich artistic history.
- Look out for top emerging talent in Made in Arts London’s Iridescent Collection which showcases the best student work from across the University of the Arts London (UAL) and see work up close from finalists of the prestigious Jackson’s Painting Prize 2022.
- Enjoy art after dark with music, drinks and more at the Thursday Late View, or enjoy a weekend day out on the Heath! Families can save on tickets at Family Hour (11am – 12pm, Saturday and Sunday).
- As Lead Partner of the fair, wealth management firm JM Finn bring their expert investment advice to Hampstead visitors, sharing Affordable Art Fair’s vision to make art collecting accessible to all.
- The Fair will host a Charity Private View on Wednesday 4 May supporting Maggie’s Royal Free, everyone’s home of cancer care in North London.
- Tickets must be booked in advance via: https://affordableartfair.com/fairs/london-hampstead/
- Please find high resolution artwork images to download here. Please credit as in the file names.
Affordable Art Fair Hampstead celebrates 10 years of inviting visitors to discover the joy of collecting art on North London’s stunning Hampstead Heath this May, 5 – 8. Back with a bang after a two-year break due to the pandemic, expect leading UK and international galleries showcasing 1,000s of pieces by top emerging and established contemporary artists, all under one roof. With artworks priced from £50 up to £7,500, there’s something to catch the eye of every art-enthusiast; whether you’re a seasoned collector, first time buyer, or interiors lover looking to update your style this spring.
With over 100 exhibiting galleries showcasing 1,000s of artworks, there is so much amazing art to discover. Expect an exciting array of international art from 25 oversees exhibitors hailing from all over the world, including Contempop Gallery (New York, USA), Barnes Collective (South Africa), Ronen Gallery (The Netherlands) and T&B Gallery (South Korea) amongst many others.
Joining the fair for the first time are Air Contemporary; set up in 2020 by Maria Morrow, local north Londoners Camden Open Air Gallery, Morningside Gallery from Edinburgh and Galerie Calderone from Brittany.
CHAMPIONING EMERGING ARTISTS
Affordable Art Fair is teaming up with Made in Arts London, a not-for-profit enterprise that promotes art and design from the brightest emerging talent across University of The Arts London (UAL)’s six colleges and institutes.
Browse and buy exciting new works from the Made in Arts London 2021 cohort’s Iridescent Collection – featuring a broad spectrum of work across print, photography, illustration, sculpture and ceramics.
Works from finalists of the prestigious Jackson’s Painting Prize 2022 will be unveiled at Affordable Art Fair Hampstead. The showcase will feature works selected by an expert judging panel of artists, art advisors, and leading figures in the contemporary art world – including Affordable Art Fair’s own UK Regional Managing Director, Jennifer Conner.
Affordable Art Fair UK is proud to support Maggie’s Royal Free, everyone’s home of cancer care, as Charity Partner for the Hampstead Fair. Maggie’s Royal Free’s centre is currently based inside the Royal Free hospital, and they are in the process of building a brand-new centre, designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, which will enable them to reach many more people coping with cancer. The centre is planned to open in January 2023, and the fair provides the perfect opportunity for North London locals to support – visit Maggie’s stand to find out more.
Tickets must be booked in advance at: https://affordableartfair.com/fairs/london-hampstead/
Fair Founder Will Ramsay, and new UK Fair Director Hugo Barclay, are available for interview on topics including investing in art, choosing art for the home, and making art accessible to all. Barclay joined in February 2022 from the London Art Fair.
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Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, 5 – 8 May 2022
Lower Fairground Site, Hampstead Heath, London, NW3 1TH
Thursday 5 May, 11am – 9pm
Friday 6 May, 11am – 7pm
Saturday 7 May, 11am – 7pm
Sunday 8 May, 11am – 6pm
Weekend Family Hour – 11am – 12pm
Charity Private View: Wednesday 4 May, 5 – 9pm
In support of Maggie’s Royal Free, everyone’s home of cancer care
Charity Private View - £27
Thursday Late View - £22
Weekday General Admission - £11
Weekend General Admission - £14
Weekend Family Hour - £20, admits two adults and up to three children under 16
Concessions - £10, for over 65s, full time students, and those in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance or income support - (proof of concession required)
Access Admission - £10; for disabled visitors and Blue Badge holders; free carer / companion ticket provided*.
Under 16s - free, booking required and must be accompanied by an adult
About Affordable Art Fair
Affordable Art Fair has revolutionised and democratised the art market with its fun and accessible approach, bringing art under £7,500 to fairs in 10 cities around the world, including three fairs a year in London’s Battersea Park and Hampstead Heath, which celebrates its 10th edition in 2022. The company’s dedicated online marketplace allows art-lovers to browse and buy online 24/7. Since the launch of the marketplace, thousands of artworks have found a new home and there are now over 25,000 pieces from 250 galleries available on AffordableArt.com
About JM Finn – Lead Partner
JM Finn is a wealth management firm that seeks to provide a personalised approach to investment and wealth management for today’s private investors and their advisers, by placing a dedicated investment manager as the central point of contact for all clients.
With over 100 investment professionals, JM Finn look after more than £11.8 billion on behalf of over 18,500 clients (as of 31 December 2021). The firm is headquartered in London and has four regional offices around the country in Bristol, Bury St Edmunds, Leeds and Winchester.
JM Finn is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Charity Partner: Maggie’s Royal Free
Maggie’s has pioneered a ground-breaking programme of practical and emotional support available free of charge to people with any type of cancer, at any stage. Every year over 360,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with cancer, facing life changing decisions, exhausting treatment and emotions that can range from anxiety to loneliness. Every Maggie’s centre is built with an appreciation of how environment can affect wellbeing, contrasting from the clinical feel of a hospital, a home away from home. Maggie’s Royal Free is based at The Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, in North London.