published on 20.03.23

Applications for the 8th edition of Art on Paper are open. The deadline for applications is 24 May 2023. All applications will be submitted to the fair's selection committee, whose composition will be announced shortly. The selection of participating galleries will be announced mid-June 2023.

Further information: Géraldine Hubot, Fair Coordinator & Gallery Relations


Brussels Drawing Week: from 02 to 08 October

published on 13.03.23

Initiated by Art on Paper, the 4th edition of the Brussels Drawing Week will be held from 2 to 8 October 2023 within the partner institutions throughout Brussels.

In partnership with museums, art centres, foundations, art academies and schools, the Drawing Week offers visitors the opportunity to (re)discover drawing through an intensive programme of meetings, exhibitions and visits during the whole drawing week in Brussels.

More information via


Art on Paper : The fair for contemporary, modern and Old Master Drawings

published on 10.03.23

Among the new 2023 features, the fair opens its doors to Belgian and international galleries presenting drawings and artworks on paper of modern and Old Master artists.

The opening of Art on Paper confirms its position as a benchmark fair in terms of drawing and pursues its purpose to make contemporary drawing part of the history of art and to highlight the importance of drawing in the artistic practice.

The fair will bring together a selection of over 60 Belgian and international galleries. The programme will be announced at the end of June 2023.


Destination Gare Maritime

published on 10.03.23

We are pleased to announce the organisation of the 8th edition of Art on Paper, from Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 October 2023 in the heart of the Gare Maritime (Tour & Taxis, Rue Picard 11, B-1000 Brussels).

Art on Paper has chosen the Gare Maritime to develop its unique offering and stage its next edition, as well as the forthcoming ones, within a remarkable, energy neutral, innovative venue in Brussels.


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