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Norwich University of the Arts SU (NUASU) and the Union of UEA Students’ (UEASU) are excited to collaborate on a project that offers a unique opportunity for Black students and tutors from UEA and NUASU to showcase their artwork. This work will be featured in a talent-packed exhibition, with the objective of highlighting the creative brilliance within the Black student community. 


Our exhibition, aptly titled the "Norwich Students Black History Month Gallery," will be hosted at Norwich University of the Arts on November 7th. This event serves as a platform to celebrate and highlight the exceptional work and talent of Black students and tutors from both Norwich University of the Arts and the University of East Anglia. The exhibition's theme encourages exploration of subjects such as the Black diaspora, significant historical moments or figures, as well as themes centred around self-love and pride. 


We plan to celebrate this event with a launch gathering, inviting family, friends, and stakeholders to join us in commemorating this powerful exploration of Black history through art. 


All chosen artists will be provided hanging space to display their artworks, if selected, your name and an example of your art will be featured on NUASU’s and UEA’s website and shared on our social media channels. 


We warmly welcome submissions across various artistic mediums, but please consider that the available exhibition space may impose limitations on the selection of large-scale artworks. Hanging pieces should be no larger than A1 and ready display when delivered. 


Additionally, there is a grant of £20 available to cover the cost of materials for your project. This grant can be claimed retrospectively as long as you can provide receipts for your purchase. 


Important dates and deadlines 


Submitting artwork 


Please note that to make a submission, you must identify as Black and be either a student or a tutor from UEA or Norwich University of the Arts. 


To submit a piece of work please complete this form and send a high quality photo of your artwork by Monday 23rd October to: if you are a UEA Student 
and if you are a Norwich University Student


We will be in touch by Friday 27th October when you will be notified if you have been successful for inclusion within the gallery. 


Delivering your work 


Artwork will need to be delivered to the NUASU Office in the basement of St Andrews House on Monday, October 31st, between 12pm - 5pm. Alternatively, UEA students can submit their work to the SU Office in the Hive on October 31st, 12pm - 5pm. 

Pieces may be no bigger than A1, and we are open to all mediums (subject to venue limitations). Please ensure your work is delivered ready to display. 


Exhibition date and location 


Tuesday 7th November 6pm - 8pm , Duke Street, Riverside. 


Contact details 


If you have any questions, please contact us: 


Norwich University of the Arts student: 

UEA student: 

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