This year’s Artists’ Open House sees over 250 South London-based artists throw open their doors to the public to offer their annual insight into the artistic process.

Showing at over 150 venues across Dulwich and surrounding areas the artists will welcome us into their homes and studios for a rare opportunity to view their work in a unique and intimate setting.

The Artists’ Open House is part of the Dulwich Festival and takes place over the weekends of 7th-8th May and 14th-15th May.


This year’s artists will represent a huge range of styles and disciplines. Full details of this year’s displaying artists can be found in the official Artists’ Open House 2016 booklet and on the Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House website

A small selection can be found below:

Group show – 125 COURT LANE 7EE SE21
An exciting group show hosted by Neil Ellis and showcasing the work of Brilliant Neon, Joyce Treasure, Lisa E Moss, Julie Bennett, Yuta Segawa and Chinoko Sakamoto.

Helen Ireland – 44 LANDELLS ROAD SE22 9PQ
Helen Ireland is a painter working in East Dulwich. She studied fine art at Central Saint Martins and Chelsea School of Art. Her paintings are collages combining printing, drawing and layers of paper.

Andrew Carter – 44 LANDELLS ROAD SE22 9PQ
Andrew studied fine art painting at Central St Martins and MA Printmaking at Camberwell College of Art. Andrew states: “In my work I combine elements of observation, abstraction and design. After working as a painter for many years I have focused on printmaking as a means to explore colour and scale that seems relevant to my subject matter.”

Annette Hamley Jenkins – 20 TARBERT ROAD SE22 8TH
A selection of atmospheric landscape paintings, drawings and prints from Wilderness Festival artist Annette, who was selected to exhibit at the Lynn Painter-Stainer prize exhibition earlier this year.

Diverse artistic community in the arches – 9 artists showing this year as part of the Dulwich Festival.

Charlene Mullen – 29 THE HAMLET SE5 8AW
Charlene Mullen is showing her well-known embroidered scenic cushions and ceramics of London based on her illustrations.

Tony Beaver – 284 CROXTED ROAD SE24 9DA
Tony studied at Goldsmith’s College and has exhibited widely. His fine art portfolio covers points as varied as paintings of Tommy Cooper, potatoes, guinea pigs, Kenneth Williams and Charles Hawtrey.

Julia Mckenzie – 77 ROXBURGH ROAD SE27 0LE
Julia makes drawings, collages and prints that celebrate urban nature and things beyond. She looks for bones, plants, insects and animals that can be found in our London environment. Julia says ‘I celebrate the fragile, the forgotten, the broken and the beautiful.’

Accomplished painter, illustrator, screen-printer and maker of bespoke bus stops, Martin is influenced by English Romanticism, American Realism and Pop Art. To this he adds his own brand of humour, whimsy and melancholy.

Cards makes bowls, jugs, plates and beakers on the wheel in porcelain.Glazed with rough organic glazes outside, some have fragments of poetry incised on them. They are both decorative and functional.

Justine Ellis and Tiff Howick – 10 PECKARMANS WOOD SE26 6RY
Come to the woods where Justine and Tiff are showing a selection of their Scandinavian inspired original screen prints and homewares in a fantastic mid century setting.

Havelock Walk Studios – HAVELOCK WALK SE23 3HG
Hidden in plain sight, Havelock Walk is home to a community of artists, designers and musicians in the centre of Forest Hill Come and find them and you will discover a cobbled mews with a delightfully incongruous mix of buildings. Wander through the studios and chat with the artists and designers.