Ceramics and glass artwork auction helps student fundraising bid

Ceramics and glass artwork auction helps student fundraising bid

The University of Wolverhampton will be putting unique ceramics and glass artwork up for sale at its prestigious annual auction.

The auction, which will be hosted by Will Farmer from Antiques Roadshow, will feature a variety of exclusive, high-quality glass and ceramic work by staff, students and graduates as well as established makers from across the UK.  The event will be held at the Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street in Wolverhampton on Monday 23rd May 2016 from 6.30 pm.

Paul McAllister, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader in Ceramics at the University of Wolverhampton, said:  “The annual auction is a fundraising event which ultimately enables students to take part in the New Designers Exhibition at the Business Design Centre in London allowing them to showcase their work to a wider audience.

The University of Wolverhampton will be putting unique ceramics and glass artwork up for sale at its prestigious annual auction.     The University of Wolverhampton will be putting unique ceramics and glass artwork up for sale at its prestigious annual auction.     Ceramics and glass artwork auction helps student fundraising bid

“The auction will be a really fun and free event complete with drinks and nibbles. Not only will people be supporting students on their professional launch, there will be a chance to bid for some beautiful, bespoke art works in both glass and ceramics which one day may well be worth more than the price paid on the night!”

Faculty of Arts students involved in the auction are studying for Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts graduate and postgraduate degree courses in the School of Creative Arts and Design.

 Anyone interested in studying creative and arts courses should check out the website pages: http://www.wlv.ac.uk/about-us/our-schools-and-institutes/faculty-of-arts/.

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For more information please contact the Media Relations Office on 01902 322003/322736

Date Issued:  21st April 2016

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