It's the time of year where artists open their doors to show their innermost secrets - the creative process; a highlight of arts calendars everywhere. Showcasing their individual practices, both established and emerging artists open themselves up to the public, providing a unique opportunity to purchase commission free.
There are plenty of upcoming opportunities to see artists at work across London this summer, so we have compiled a list of those you can't miss.
The Kiln Rooms Clay Store | Peckham Rye
A showcase for over 90 up and coming artists, designers and craftsmen working with ceramics with a cash only sale, 8th - 10th June.
DIY Open Studios | Hackney Wick
The 'world's most concentrated creative community', Hackney Wick will be marking the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, exploring the themes of unity, love, protest & revolution in keeping with the spirit of ‘The Wick’, 28th - 30th July.
Cockpit Arts Open Studios | Holborn & Deptford
From craftspeople and artist-makers as well as a selected group of Cockpit Arts’ alumni, Cockpit Arts Open Studios showcases a wildly diverse selection of works. In Holborn from 8th - 10th June, and Deptford 15th - 17th June.
Euroart Open Studios | Tottenham
Meet and speak with the artists at the annual Euroart Open Studios event. Visitors are invited to explore studios, gallery spaces, and exhibits, from North London's largest artist led art studio and workspace complex.
Thames-Side Studios Open Studios | Greenwich
Painting and drawing, fashion design, carpentry, jewellery, millinery, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture and installation, tailoring, leather work, picture framing, stained glass making, writing, upholstery, illustration, shoe making, textiles, conservation and restoration, lutherie, graphic design, furniture making, film and video, skin care, architecture, wood working, laser cutting, clock making, product design, book binding, and much more, 9th - 10th June.
In Situ: Open Studios | Waterloo
Make Space Studios is a thriving and evolving community of over 80 artists, designers and makers nestled amidst the ever-changing landscape of Waterloo, 9th - 10th June.