In consideration of your use of Drawing Room’s website you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Bidder’s Registration form and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any Registration Data that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if we have grounds to suspect that such Registration Data is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Drawing Room has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse your participation in the auction.



You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your auction password and Bidder number and are fully responsible for all bids placed on your account. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password, Bidder number or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph.



To ensure that you receive all email notifications, add [email protected] to contacts and corporate white lists. Drawing Room is not responsible for missed email notifications.



By agreeing to the terms and conditions of this website you are agreeing that if your bid for a particular drawing is the highest bid you will pay the full amount of that bid to Drawing Room for that drawing within 14 days. Drawing Room reserves the right to charge interest on late payments at the rate of 2% above base rate. Payments can be made by BACS, credit/debit card, PayPal, cheque or cash and must be made before or on collection of the drawing.


No Return or Exchange

Works purchased in Drawing Biennial 2021 cannot be returned or exchanged.



Drawing Room will arrange shipment of works by Royal Mail as selected by you at the time of ordering. Alternatively, you can arrange the collection of the work from the gallery or courier collection for London Zones 1-3 only.

The cost of shipment of work is borne by the customer. Works are sufficiently packaged in hard backed envelopes. Drawing Room reserves the right to refuse any claims for items based on packaging. Works sent via Royal Mail services are at the customer’s own risk.

All shipments should be unpacked and checked on delivery and any discrepancies notified immediately.



As a customer you agree to:Ensure all address information supplied is accurate and complete. Any discrepancies in the information supplied may result in a delay in transit, loss, additional charges or the parcel being returned to sender. If any additional costs are encountered by Drawing Room due to incorrect information it will be the customer’s responsibility to cover these costs.



There is no VAT for United Kingdom based purchasers. The payment of VAT or other taxes if works are exported from the United Kingdom is the responsibility of purchasers. This now includes exports from the United Kingdom to the European Union. As of 1 January 2021, items moving between the UK and European Union are no longer liable to be classed as ‘free circulation’ goods and Import VAT could be due.


Right of pre-emption / first option to buy

For a period of two years following the Invoice date, before selling the work to a third party, the buyer must give Drawing Room the option to purchase the work. In this instance, Drawing Room will contact the artist and/or their representative.


Artists’ Resale Royalty

In certain countries, local laws entitle the artist or the artist’s estate to a royalty known as ‘artist’s resale right’ when any lot created by the artist is resold by the buyer. The buyer is responsible for the payment of any such royalty.

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