Students Beg, Borrow… and Auction Artworks

Lot No. 43 Real Nice print by James Joyce, signed and editioned (12/25)
The final year students on the Graphic Communication course at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in Farnham have come up with a novel way to raise money for their degree show: They’ve contacted designers, photographers and illustrators they admire and persuaded them to donate a piece of work that they can auction off on a specially made website called Beg Steal or Borrow. So far they’ve got lots for auction from the likes of James Joyce, Pentagram, Jonathan Ellery, Frost*, Kate Moross, Jonathan Barnbrook, Julian Morey and more. Here are a few lots that caught our eye…


Lot No. 43 Real Nice print by James Joyce, signed and editioned (12/25)

The final year students on the Graphic Communication course at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in Farnham have come up with a novel way to raise money for their degree show: They’ve contacted designers, photographers and illustrators they admire and persuaded them to donate a piece of work that they can auction off on a specially made website called Beg Steal or Borrow. So far they’ve got lots for auction from the likes of James Joyce, Pentagram, Jonathan Ellery, Frost*, Kate Moross, Jonathan Barnbrook, Julian Morey and more. Here are a few lots that caught our eye…


Lot No. 9 Julian Morey Space Florescent (blue). Editioned 90/150


Lot No. 19 Photographic print by Lee Funnell. From an edition of 300


Lot No. 12 Massive 40×60″ Seen Unseen Wim Crouwel exhibition poster by SEA. From an edition of 1000


Lot No. 37 Hannah Waldron screenprint. Signed and editioned, 27/40


Lot No. 44 Frost* T-Shirt. Fabric is 100% Bamboo. Size “L”

The auction begins this Saturday on 21 March – to find out more, view all the lots that will be up for grabs, visit a graphicsfarnham.org/auction/

Update:
The Lincoln auction (see comments below) is on March 19 at St Bride’s with half the proceeds going to help the Printing Library. All the seats are taken but you can bid remotely by emailing info@designauction.co.uk with Silent Bid in the subject line

For information on Blank Canvas, the Ravensbourne event on April 30, go here

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