Artists wanted!

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in News | 2 comments

Are you an artist who has been homeless or is still homeless? Cafe Art’s 2018 projects include THIS IS WHERE I LIVE. Jacob Stevens (left, General Manager, Old Diorama Arts Centre) purchased Stuart Bleasdale's painting on behalf of Old Diorama. Anita Lord (from the charity, Two Saints in Bournemouth) with artist Stuart Bleasdale.

Are you an artist who has been homeless or is still homeless? These are Cafe Art’s 2018 projects:

This Is Where I Live is an art exchange between London, New York, Berlin, Mumbai and Auckland!

Your painting could be sent to any of those cities or be hung in our London exhibition in May If you are interested email

ART IN CAFES Philip, Farah, James and Ina (L-R) with artist James Gray in the middle.

Sell your Art in a cafe! We hang art in London cafes. We will help you frame it. Contact

MYLONDON 100 cameras will be handed out on Thursday 21 June at St Paul's Cathedral, resulting in more than 2,000 photos. 20 will be chosen for the public vote to decide the 2019 MyLondon calendar.

The MYLONDON Photo Exhibition and Calendar Project starts in mid-June! The handout is at St Paul’s Cathedral (number limted to 100 people). We will be doing basic photography training in May 2018.

RPS PHOTOGRAPHY MENTORING GROUP Goska testing out a camera. Mo snapping a stranger in the background. Photo Lou Danby.

Photography Mentoring Group with The Royal Photographic Society is a course on digital photography. Saturdays from April, ends with an exhibition in August. Numbers limited! Contact

ART MARKET Tendekai and Zin at their stall. We are given the whole art market in Spitalfields for a week in August and again in October.

Spitalfields Arts Market: one week in August and a second week in October. Contact

CAFE ART COMPETITION EXHIBITION David Tovey (left) with visitors to the inaugural exhibition in Hampstead School of Art in September last year. This year the exhibition will be in the Old Diorama Arts Centre in August.

Café Art Competition Exhibition We are holding this popular exhibition again in August. Fantastic cash prizes! Contact us if you are interested! Deadline for art is 31 July 2018.


  1. Hello, my name is Fanny and i’m interested to get more info about cafe art.
    I,m an artist and homeless and i’m trying to go on creating stuff with papers as collages and paintings with any paint i can find. Latest works were painted with varnish nails.
    I m actually living in squat near Elephant and castle. And I also take pictures of my closest world
    I will very happy to get any news from you.
    have a nice day

    • Hi Fanny,
      Great to hear from you and thank for contacting us. Would it be possible if you email
      Many thanks again …Best, Michael

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