AFFORDABLE ART FAIR IS BACK IN SPRING 2022 WITH TWO VIBRANT LONDON FAIRS
- The Affordable Art Fair is back this spring celebrating inspiring contemporary art with fairs in leafy Battersea Park (10 – 13 March 2022) and Hampstead Heath (5 – 8 May 2022). Featuring 200 handpicked galleries, and 1000s of artworks, plus specially curated installations, talks and more.
- Affordable Art Fair Hampstead makes its return after a 2-year hiatus during the pandemic, welcoming visitors back to a vibrant fair with an exciting selection of emerging and established galleries and fresh new talent.
- Prices range from £50 - £7,500, with many works available under £500.
- Book tickets in advance: affordableartfair.com (Battersea tickets available 19 January; Hampstead to be announced)
- Images: https://mediacentre.kallaway.com/affordable-art-fair/image-library[RH2]
Original art world disruptors – the Affordable Art Fair is back for Spring 2022 with a brand-new programme of highlights to hero the joy of collecting art. On a mission since it’s foundation to democratise art for all, visitors to the fair can choose from 100s of handpicked galleries, and 1000s of artworks, whilst enjoying specially curated installations, talks and more. The Fairs will be the perfect opportunity to seek out inspiration for refreshing the home with unique artworks this Spring through colour, texture, hues and more.
AFFORDABLE ART FAIR, BATTERSEA SPRING
10 – 13 March 2022, Battersea Park
AFFORDABLE ART FAIR, HAMPSTEAD
5 – 8 May 2022, Hampstead Heath
Family Hour – Bring the buggy and get creative
Family Hour returns from 11am-12pm at the weekend, allowing families to save on tickets and enjoy the fair with fewer crowds, whilst keeping the little art lovers entertained with fun creative packs, face painting and a variety of activities.
Made in Arts London Showcase
In partnership with Made in Arts London, visitors to Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead will be able to snap up work by some of the best and brightest emerging artistic talent from across University of the Arts London’s (UAL) six colleges and institutes. The showcase will highlight works from the 2021 Made in Arts London cohort’s ‘Iridescent Collection’ – featuring artworks from emerging creatives across the mediums of print, photography, illustration, sculpture and ceramics. Works will also be available to purchase online.
Jacksons Painting Prize 2022
With current submissions for the prestigious Jackson’s Painting Prize well underway, the Hampstead Fair will offer visitors an opportunity to see the UK finalists’ works up close. 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.
Jennifer Conner, Regional Managing Director of Affordable Art Fair UK says:
“We are so looking forward to 2022 and a full year of fairs, kicking off in Battersea in March and followed by the first outing at our home in Hampstead Heath in two years! We are proud to have been a vital lifeline to artists and galleries throughout the pandemic, with two successful fairs in Battersea in 2021 and an ever-growing online marketplace. Spring is the perfect time to refresh your home with art – and our visitors will be spoiled for choice!.”
Affordable Art Fair is committed to making each event safe for our visitors, exhibitors and staff. We aim to deliver the art-filled,fun experience you know and love, while maintaining a safe environment in line with the World Health Organisation and UK Government’s latest guidance on COVID-19 and indoor gatherings. Up-to-date Safe Fair policies will be published on the Fair webpage well in advance of the event to help visitors plan their trip safely.
For details on upcoming fairs and more, visit affordableartfair.com
All media questions, including Fair press pass requests, interviews and images to:
Telephone: +44 (0) 207 221 7883
Press images: https://mediacentre.kallaway.com/affordable-art-fair/image-library
Interviews: Affordable Art Fair spokespeople are available for comment and interview on topics ranging from contemporary art and collecting, to interior design, the event industry, consumer trends and more.
Notes to editors
Affordable Art Fair Battersea Spring, 10 – 13 March 2022, Battersea Park
Evolution London, Battersea Park, Queenstown Road, SW11 4NJ
Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, 5 – 8 May 2022, Hampstead Heath
Hampstead Heath, Lower Fairground Site, London NW3 1TH
About Affordable Art Fair
Established in 1999, the Affordable Art Fair has revolutionised and democratised the art market with its fun and accessible approach, bringing affordable contemporary art to buyers around the world. In a usual year, around 230,000 art-lovers visit an Affordable Art Fair in one of 10 cities around the world, including three fairs each year in London in Battersea and Hampstead. Every fair offers something different, with a diverse range of local, national and international galleries showcasing art in an array of styles. Pieces by household names sit alongside the latest emerging talent. The online marketplace now hosts 250 galleries offering 25,000 artworks, with sales regularly shipping to 16 markets.