Art on Paper has opened!

published on 06.10.22

Art on Paper opened its doors today, visit us from 12:00 to 19:00 until Sunday.

Come and discover the artists presented by 45 Belgian and international galleries as well as the programme proposed by the fair's partners. 

Discover the winner of the Sofam Focus Prize awarded to the artist Jo De Smedt who is represented by Galerie EL (stand 44, 4th floor). The prize was awarded to him by a jury composed by SOFAM including:

  •     Simon Delobel, Director, KIOSK, Ghent
  •     Marc Buchy, artist, Brussels
  •     Suzanne Egeran, Art Adviser, Curator, Collector, Antwerp
  •     Dada Kahindo, Actress, Director of Plateforme Contemporaine, Kinshasa



Talks Programme

published on 23.09.22

Join us for "Talks - A cycle of discussions on drawing and works on paper", an independent initiative which aims to generate a space for discussions, encounters and questionings on contemporary drawing on the occasion of Art on Paper and the Brussels Drawing Week.

Curated by Marion Adrian
Moderation by Marion Adrian, Sofie Frederix and Constance Hautier

Talk I - Thursday 6.10 at 2.30 pm - Conservating, restorating, exhibiting
With Rebecca Heremans (Restorer and Conservator, S.M.A.K., BE) and Joris Van Grieken (Curator of Prints and Drawings, KBR - Royal Library of Belgium, BE)
Moderator: Sofie Frederix - EN - Duration 1h

Talk II - Thursday 6.10 at 4 pm - Artist Interview - Boris Thiébaut
With Boris Thiébaut (Artist), and Caroline Wolewinski (Founder and Creative Director, Bureau Wolewinski, BE)
Moderator: Marion Adrian - FR - Duration 1h

Talk III - Friday 7.10 at 2.30 pm - New Generation! 
With Bérénice Béguerie (Co-Artistic Director, Médor, BE and Co-Editor of Phenicusa Press, FR/BE), Eric Hemeleers (CEO Eeckman Art & Insurance, BE), Ludi Loiseau (Co-founder and Member of the CA, Médor, BE, Typography Teacher and Lecturer in Digital Cultures, ERG, BE) and Christine Meisner (Artist and Teacher of Conceptual Drawing - Master section, ERG, BE)
Moderator: Constance Hautier - EN - Duration 1h

Talk IV - Friday 7.10 at 4 pm - Drawing and Architecture - Evolution of Representation  
With Francis Carpentier (Head of Collections, CIVA, BE), Carlo Menon (Architect, Co-Founder of Accattone Magazine and Teacher of Architecture, ULB - Faculté d'architecture la Cambre-Horta, BE) and Eva Le Roi (Artist, Teacher of Architectural Representation, Master section, UCL - Faculté d'architecture, BE)
Moderator: Constance Hautier - FR - Duration 1h

Talk V - Friday 7.10 at 5.30 pm - Collector's Practices - "...there are big nights even for small gardens"
With Yves Randaxhe (Art Historian and Curator)
Moderator: Marion Adrian - FR - Duration 1h


Partners Programme 2022

published on 15.09.22

Art on Paper has initiated, in collaboration with various partners, a unique programme as part of the fair and the Brussels Drawing Week. Discover below a quick overview of the initiatives to be discovered from October 6th in the heart of the Vanderborght Building:

•    in situ proposal "O, 6o, four drawings" by Boris Thiébaut with Le Botanique
•    exhibition "StandUp" by Charlotte Beaudry by CENTRALE for contemporary art 
•    exhibition of a selection of works from the Frédéric de Goldschmidt Collection
•    solo show by Sarah Minutillo, winner of the Eeckman Art Prize 2022
•    discover the winner of the SOFAM FOCUS PRIZE 
•    talks & tours programme, coworking space by Cloud Seven, official bookshop by Peinture Fraîche, and much more! 

Full programme to be discovered soon on our website and on the website of our partners


Brussels Gallery Weekend

published on 12.09.22

The Brussels Gallery Weekend will hold its 14th edition from 8 to 11 September 2022 in Brussels. Over the course of a weekend, some forty galleries and more than a dozen institutions and artist spaces will open their doors to the public in order to showcase the eclecticism and richness of Brussels galleries.

Among the participating galleries, 7 will also be present at the next edition of Art on Paper, which takes place from 6 to 9 October 2022 at the Vanderborght Building:

Galerie DYS, Galerie Felix FrachonGalerie La Forest DivonneHopstreet Gallery,Irène Laub GallerySchönfeld GallerySorry We’re Closed

Discover the full programme and the list of participants here:  




Tickets are on sale here!

published on 05.09.22

Buy your tickets for this unique 7th edition in the Vanderborght Building in Brussels coupled with a dense and extended programme of activities.
Buy your tickets HERE
Discover 45 Belgian and international galleries spread over 4 floors in a completely redesigned and airy scenography. Discover the fair's programme proposed by our partners: solo show by Sarah Minutillo - winner of the Eeckman Art Prize 2022, exhibition of works by Boris Thiébaut by Botanique, exhibition of a selection of works from Frederic de Goldschmidt's collection, talks & tours programme, temporary coworking space by Cloud Seven, bookshop visit by Peinture Fraîche, discovery of the SOFAM FOCUS PRIZE winner and much more. 




List of exhibitors

published on 07.07.22

Click HERE to discover the list of exhibitors for the 2022 edition of Art on Paper, the international fair for contemporary drawing in Brussels.

We look forward to welcoming you from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 October 2022 in our new and unique location, the Vanderborght Building (Rue de l’Ecuyer 50 Schildknaapstraat, B-1000 Brussels) in the centre of Brussels.

Join us for this 7th edition of the fair that will once again present you a unique panorama of the quality and diversity of contemporary approaches to drawing .

More info: GALLERIES 2022



Rinus Van de Velde at Bozar

published on 18.02.22

First exhibition (18/2 to 15/5) of the Belgian artist Rinus Van de Velde at Bozar in the framework of Europalia Trains & Tracks.

The train is a metaphor for the artist's inner journey, which he presents through his new film and a selection of his most recent works, as well as the presentation of a series of artists of his choice - Pierre Bonnard, Joseph Cornell, Claude Monet, Jean Tinguely...

More info:
Image courtesy of Tim Van Laere Gallery


Brussels Art Walk

published on 18.02.22

Brafa, which had to postpone its 2022 edition until June, is organising the Brussels Art Walk for the second year running.

From Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 February 2022, a route of 37 galleries is proposed in Brussels, mainly around the Sablon and the Avenue Louise.

Discover the complete route here:


Brussels Drawing Week 2022

published on 16.02.22

Brussels Drawing Week returns from 3 to 9 October 2022. Get ready to celebrate drawing in all the partner venues of this third edition!
Brussels Drawing Week will once again host a wide range of activities, including the 7th edition of Art on Paper (6 > 9.10.22) at the Vanderborght Building (Rue de l'Ecuyer 50, 1000 Brussels).

More info:


Save The Date

published on 02.02.22

We are pleased to announce that the next edition of Art on Paper will take place from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 October 2022.

The 7th edition of the international contemporary drawing fair will take place in a new and unique location in the centre of Brussels, the Espace Vanderborght (Rue de l’Ecuyer 50, B-1000 Brussels). 

Art on Paper will take over the 5 floors of this exceptional building, which will also host an attractive programme of activities as part of the Brussels Drawing Week (to be held from 3 to 9 October).