Art in Perpetuity Trust

A.P.T is a registered charity that encourages participation in the visual arts through creative practice, exhibitions and education.Located in South East London, A.P.T supports an exceptional resource and facility for artists and the wider community.With the provision of secure studios and high quality exhibition space as a cornerstone, A.P.T aims to foster an environment where creativity may flourish, forging links and collaborations with other professional bodies both locally, nationally and internationally.

This is the eighth time that we have run the biennial competition since the inaugural competition in 2005. Since its inception the Creekside OPEN has become one of London's foremost open competitions for visual artists. The Creekside OPEN is organised by Liz May, A.P.T Director under the remit of the A.P.T Gallery & Projects Committee

Creekside Open Archive

A.P.T Gallery & Projects Committee

Dexter Dymoke (Chair)
Cath Ferguson
Maggie Higginson
Marcus Cope
Brigitte Parusel
Lulu Cottell
Camille Yvert

A.P.T Gallery

Download the APT Gallery plan with measurements here

→CREEKSIDE OPEN 2017 selected by Jordan Baseman

→CREEKSIDE OPEN 2017 selected by Alison Wilding

→CREEKSIDE OPEN 2015 selected by Lisa Milroy

→CREEKSIDE OPEN 2013 selected by Paul Noble

→CREEKSIDE OPEN 2013 selected by Paul Noble

Contact Us

Art in Perpetuity Trust

Liz May
Creekside OPEN Organiser
A.P.T Director

Emelia Gatley
Creekside OPEN Assistant



020 8694 8344


A.P.T Gallery
Harold Wharf
6 Creekside

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Transport Links

Southeastern Trains to Deptford or Greenwich
DLR to Deptford Bridge or Greenwich
London Overground to New Cross
Buses 47, 53, 177,180, 453

How to find APT