East GalleryNUA is an exciting, city centre gallery space showcasing the best modern and contemporary art through its curated exhibitions programme.
Exhibitions are originated by Norwich University of the Arts or the result of collaborations with a range of significant national and international partners. The venue provides valuable experience for students on the MA Curation course alongside those from other courses who can work as Gallery Assistants.
St Andrews Street
Opening times: Tuesday – Saturday, 12-5pm. Admission free.
East GalleryNUA venue and programme funded by Norwich University of the Arts.
14 November 2017 – 20 January 2018
East GalleryNUA is the first venue on the national tour of the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017. The exhibition shows the breadth of contemporary drawing practice and includes work by 65 artists.
The exhibition includes the work of established artists and students- from hand-drawn to digital pieces; performance art to sculptural work. Work on show includes Gary Lawrence’s Yellow Kalymnos and Fridge Magnets, NUA student prize-winner Jade Montserrat’s performance and drawing No Need for Clothing and Barbara Walker’s figurative drawings.
East GalleryNUA was the first art gallery worldwide to exhibit Mutator VR, a new Virtual Reality installation using original software modelled on the processes of evolution. The viewer experienced the work of a 3D organic space that changed and emerged around them. Watch this video to find more about this animated virtual world.
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View an archive of shows from the history of East GalleryNUA. Check back as more content will be added through East GalleryNUA archiving.
Friends enjoy a range of benefits including invites to exclusive NUA events such as the annual Degree Shows, Fashion Shows, lectures, artist talks, screenings, exhibitions and events at the Gallery. Join online or to download an application form, please visit Supporting NUA or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities or hiring the space, we offer a wide range of options to suit your requirements.
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