Contemporary Visions is an annual group exhibition to identify and explore current themes, trends, and innovations in contemporary art across all media and disciplines. This is a remarkable opportunity for artists at any stage to exhibit in a vetted exhibition in the heart of London’s vibrant art community. Past winners have gone on to solo-exhibitions with the gallery, presentations at art-fairs, or inclusions in publications, such as ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’, as well as other noteworthy opportunities with Beers and other galleries alike. This year, the jury includes: tbc


Artists worldwide at any stage of their careers may apply.


12 January – 17 February, 2018
Preview Thursday 11 January 2018 from 6-8pm


All media is accepted. This includes, but is not limited to, painting, photography, sculpture, video, and all two-dimensional and three-dimensional work, new-media and any non-traditional media. Do not apply with work that is dated prior to 2016.

Submit up to 4 JPEGS of different works. Max file size 3mb.

(Please do not email the gallery asking how to convert your images.)


Artists working in video or time-based media can submit up to 4 video stills, accompanied by a maximum of 2 unique videos edited to a maximum preview runtime of 1 minute. (Please indicate the full runtime of your video in the description of your work.) Videos must be uploaded to a password-free hosting site such as Vimeo or Youtube. Please provide the link in the description of your work. Videos protected by passwords will not be viewed. Artists of interest will be contacted to submit videos of a longer or full runtime. Do not post DVDs to the gallery as they will not be considered.


There are no restrictions to the dimension of actual works exhibited apart from the gallery ceiling height of 2.75m.
Work must be available for sale during the exhibition dates.


The open call will close on midnight (local time) tbc


There is a processing fee of £10 to apply – payable with debit/credit card, or via Paypal.


Results will be sent to the emails provided to each applicant, however, in certain instances spam filters, inbox limitations, and incorrect emails provided during your application process often means that you will not receive pertinent information. Therefore, we recommend checking the BEERS site regularly for updates and we kindly ask that you DO NOT email the gallery for updates as everything will be posted accordingly to our website in the event you do not hear from us via email.


All applications must be made online. No postal applications will be considered.


Leo Babsky
Chief Curator for the Century Club
London, UK

Kurt Beers
Director of BEERS London & Author of ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’
London, UK

Paddy Johnson
Founding Editor of Art F City
New York, USA

Erik Olson
Artist and CV7 finalist
Dusseldorf, Germany

Richard Stemp
Author and Academic (Art History)
London, UK

Jennifer Winsor
Director, Winsor Gallery
Vancouver, Canada


For further queries, please contact: [email protected]

Thank you in advance for your application and we wish you the best of luck!