Written by Kathryn LloydPublished date 15 November 2019 Share story
Last night, on Thursday 14 November, friends, staff and students of Central Saint Martins gathered together for the annual Postgraduate Art Auction in an extraordinary show of generosity
This year’s auction raised an amazing £30,745.00 which will fund events in the postgraduate Art programme. Led by our returning auctioneer Adrian Biddell, donations for the Live Auction included works by Antony Gormley, Mona Hatoum, Shezad Dawood and Paula Rego. The companion Silent Auction presented over 90 works by current postgraduate Art students with everyone invited to make their bids until the evening came to a close with a countdown led by Alex Schady, Art, Programme Director.
Postgraduate Art Auction 2019
The funds raised will go directly to the upcoming MA Interim Show and the Degree Shows for the Art programme. Thank you to all those involved: the artists and students for donating their work, the events staff, Art programme staff, the generous bidders and our auctioneer Adrian Biddell. Thanks also to our 2019 sponsors Chestertons.
The 2019 Postgraduate Art Auction was sponsored by Chestertons. Established in 1805, Chestertons is one of the oldest and largest residential property specialists in London, offering investors from all over the world a full range of services that help them buy, sell, rent and manage their property investments.