The Coffee Art Project provides a great opportunity for talented artists gain high profile exposure and showcase their work to a vast new audience while raising valuable funds to support Project Waterfall.

The Brief


To produce a piece of artwork that represents a creative, unique and personal connection to the concept of 'coffee' or 'coffee culture'.

We encourage you to be as free as possible in the expression of your art. The work submitted can be any form, including painting, drawings, photography, film, design, sculpture, conceptual art, etc., providing that it has a justifiable conceptual link to ‘coffee’ or ‘coffee culture’.

All submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges via four criteria: creativity, impact, relevance to the topic and spirit of humanity.

The top 30-40 pieces will be exhibited at The London Coffee Festival (28-31 March 2019).

The competition is free to enter and we accept work from individuals or on behalf of teams.

Before registering to take part, please read carefully through the Competition Fact Sheet.

Please note that the Coffee Art Project team will email you regularly once you have registered with reminders to hand in your declaration and description forms before the deadlines. We understand that artwork takes time to submit, however any work received without the relevant forms will not be accepted. 

Winning artwork: £1,000

Two short-listed runners-up: £250 each

London Coffee Festival visitor's award: £250

Key Dates
13 March 2019: Deadline for registration at 23:00 (GMT)

20 March 2019: Deadline for artwork receipt at 17:00 (GMT)

28-31 March 2019: Exhibition of the top 20-30 artworks at the London Coffee Festival, Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

31 March 2019: Competition results announced at 3.00pm, live at The London Coffee Festival

3 May 2019: Deadline for collecting unselected artworks




The competition is now closed for registration.
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