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Student Christmas Art Sale opens

The annual Student Christmas Art Sale has opened and items of student work are doing a brisk trade. Traditionally students take over The Gallery at NUA on St Georges Street to sell their work during the Christmas period. The event continues until 11th December.

Framed work

Student work for sale

At least 100 students from NUA are displaying around 250 works of art and as items are purchased the students are replenishing the stock, so the choice and range is extensive. All works of art on show and for sale are completely original and varied including paintings (framed and unframed), drawings, textiles, sculpture, photos, printed materials such as t-shirts and jewellery.

NUA Deputy Vice-Chancellor Keith Bartlett said: “At NUA we place great emphasis on not just cultivating our students’ creative practice, but also in preparing them for commercial realities. The Student Christmas Art Sale provides an excellent opportunity for them to gain experience in displaying and selling their work, while also creating a unique occasion for members of the public to come and see the achievements of our students and to purchase a truly original Christmas present.”

The Student Christmas Art Sale will be open every day – except Sundays – between 10am and 5pm until 11th December. Payment in cash is preferred but cheques and card payments can also be accepted and purchases can be taken away immediately.

Jars of preserve
Christmas baubles

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