Student Open Art Exhibition

Student Open Exhibition

An exhibition by students of the University of Essex.

Paintings, sculpture, film, installation and photography all make up this portrait of student talent. A chance to see more than 100 artworks that reveal the creativity on tap in our Student Open Art Exhibition. Anything goes and we’ve shown every work submitted – a truly ‘open’ exhibition. Come along and see the surprises in store for you at Art Exchange.


A selection panel made up of students, curators and lecturers will select their top 3 artworks and will award art materials to the value of:

  • 1st Prize –   £100
  • 2nd Prize – £70
  • 3rd Prize –  £50

Prizes will be awarded on Friday 3 May, 5.30 – 6.30pm at Art Exchange.

Stop Press – Winners announced!

1st Prize: Lucie Boyle

2nd Prize: Simon Kaye

3rd Prize: Irina Bobieca

Special Newcomer Prize: Waell Moiteeg

Special Recognition for extraordinary production: Morten Rustad