Born in 2016 and held every two years, the Chinese Art Exchange (CAE) London is a long-established art exchange event for the British Chinese diaspora.

With a focus on advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, dynamic, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design, the event focuses on artistry and creativity and aims at artistic exchange and recognition of excellence in artistic development.

Events held by.

  • British – Overseas Chinese Artists Association
  • British – London Chinese Cultural and Educational Service Centre
  • China – Wuhan Innovative Culture and Art Institute

Entry Cohort.

Chinese professional designers and university students living in the UK, professional designers and university students in China, over 17 years of age.

Entry category.

  1. Advertising design / 
  2. Branding / 
  3. Architectural space design / 
  4. Environmental Landscape Design / 
  5. Interaction design / 
  6. Book and publication design / 
  7. Video Design / 
  8. Photography / 
  9. Installation design / 
  10. Illustration design / 
  11. Animation design / 
  12. Concept design / 
  13. Product Design / 
  14. Fashion Design / 
  15. Jewellery design / 

Tournament time.

  • Application Period: 27 September to 10 December 2022
  • Judging period: 15 December – 28 December 2022
  • Shortlist announcement: 30 December 2022
  • Award announcement: 5 January 2023


Top, gold, silver and bronze prizes are awarded with hardcover certificates and trophies, and all prizes are sent by DHL courier.

  • Top Awards: Grand Prize 2 x £2,000 / Gold Prize 5 x £1,000
  • Grade Awards: Gold 15 x £500 / Silver / Bronze
  • Honourable Mentions: Creative Excellence Award / Outstanding Guidance / Outstanding OrganisationA

Entry fee.

Entry fee.

  • Designers in the Professional category: £30 for a single work No distinction between series and single works
  • Student category: £20 for a single work No distinction between series and single works
  • Fees are for jurying, production of exhibition pieces, labour costs

<About Refunds>

  • If your entry does not win, you can apply to the organising committee for a refund of the fee
  • Professional category: £27 per piece of work
  • Student category: £17 per piece of work

<payment method>

  • Pay the fee simultaneously with the online registration.
  • Pay online via paypal at

Method of entry.

The event is divided into an online registration form and an email registration form

To register online:
 click here to start your application, you will need to upload your artwork at the same time as you register.

Mailbox Registration:
Please download the application form and send your work in a zip file to the organizing committee at with the title of the work + author’s name

Contact details.

Organising Committee email:

Organising Committee Tel: 0044-7894 655 265

Organising Committee LINE: caeocaa2022

Description of interests.

All works of art are copyrighted by the author and may only be exhibited by the event organiser with the author’s consent, no commercial activities are allowed.