Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 5°C

Search

UCS Fine Art students host a new art auction at the Waterfront

PUBLISHED: 15:11 20 February 2016 | UPDATED: 17:36 24 February 2016

This Maggi Hambling donated work is going to auctioned at UCS, Ipswich on February 25, 2016

UCS BA (Hons.) Fine Art students, Emily Godden and Adam Riches holding the Maggi Hambling work of art donated by the artist for their fundraising auction.

This Maggi Hambling donated work is going to auctioned at UCS, Ipswich on February 25, 2016 UCS BA (Hons.) Fine Art students, Emily Godden and Adam Riches holding the Maggi Hambling work of art donated by the artist for their fundraising auction.

Archant

A chance to own a piece of original art by stars of today and tomorrow

Sarah Huggins - untitlled  UCS Fine Art AuctionSarah Huggins - untitlled UCS Fine Art Auction

Local people again have the chance to own a piece of art work, donated by estabished artists or by students in the early stages of their careers.

UCS BA (Hons) Fine Art final year undergraduates are holding their art auction on Thursday February 25, 2016 in the UCS Waterfront Building to raise funds towards the cost of producing a catalogue and private view for their degree show, called Ctrl-Art-Del, in June.

Woodbridge-based auctioneer James Neal will be the man with the gavel, conducting the auction again this year.

“I am really looking forward to it,” he said, “It is always a fun evening.”

Crashing Waves by Emma Garnham, in the UCS Fire Art Auction on February 25, 2016Crashing Waves by Emma Garnham, in the UCS Fire Art Auction on February 25, 2016

This annual event is always an exciting evening with a wide variety of impressive art works available to buy, in a variety of styles and media.

This year a high number of well-known contemporary artists have donated work for the sale to help the students.

These artists include Billy Childish, Graham Crowley, Maggi Hambling, Ryan Gander, Sarah Lucas, Simon Faithful, Telfer Stokes and many more.

As usual, an interesting selection of UCS fine art students’ work is also for sale.

Student Abigail Moss said: “We have all worked hard to get to this point, and want to raise enough to put on a fantastic degree show to mark the end of our studies. We are delighted that so many of our art ‘heroes’ have given us such important work to sell alongside our own. This should be a brilliant evening.”

Auction lots can be viewed online at: www.ctrl-art-del.co.uk/auction or from Wednesday February 24 in the Waterfront Building Foyer.

Bidding starts at 7pm on Thursday 25th February 25, and payments can only be accepted by credit or debit card.

Contact the auction committee at: contact@ctrlartdelete.co.uk for further details, or to place absentee bids.

The deadline for absentee bids is 6pm on Thursday February 25, 2016.

1 comment

  • From what you have shown, including Maggie, wouldn't give you tuppence for the lot.

    Report this comment

    JOHN BURLS

    Sunday, February 21, 2016

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

It was a case of déjà vu for an Ipswich Hospital practitioner who recently found herself caring for newborn twin girls - 24 years after she looked after their father.

Orwell Park School near Ipswich has held its annual charity fun run.

A fundraising page to help care for horses seized by welfare organisations in Paper Mill Lane near Ipswich has raised more than £3,400.

With festival season nearly upon us, can you name all the acts performing at this year’s Latitude festival from their album covers?

Dear Mum,

Bringing my newborn daughter home from the hospital 10 years ago was terrifying.

An 86-year-old man from Ipswich who was reported missing to police earlier today has been found safe and well.

Care home staff in Ipswich have been praised for their “tireless” dedication by their new manager.

More than 20 level crossings across Suffolk could be closed or modified to improve safety, efficiency and reliability on the county’s train lines.

Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced he is leaving UKIP to become an independent MP after helping the party to achieve Brexit.

A 15-year-old girl from Ipswich who was reported missing to police this morning has been found “safe and well”.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24