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open call for artists: wall art

We’ve recently moved into new offices in Manchester, and we’re looking for one talented student to create a piece of artwork to display as part of our inaugural artists in residence programme.

Whether you’ve got an eye for graphic design, a flair for typography, or are a dab hand with a paintbrush, we want to see what you’ve got!

Our winner will have their submission printed and displayed in our MediaCityUK office and be awarded with a £500 One4all card.

When do you have to enter by?

Monday 15th May 2017

What are the size specifications?

The wall where the winning 2D piece of art will be displayed is (height) 2.6m x (width) 3.9m.

What are the accepted format submissions?

JPG, PDF or other electronic format, please note that the format must be high resolution enough to fulfil the size specifications.

Paintings, drawings, illustrations, graphic design, print and typography are all accepted.

What do you need to include in your submission?

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • University (if applicable)
  • Course of study (if applicable)
  • Brief statement about your piece (max. 500 words)

How to enter?

Please email the electronic copy of your submission to, also including the additional items listed above.

When will the winner be announced?

Wednesday 31st May 2017

What do we want to see?

We’re looking for pieces that have taken into account the design aesthetic of our office, our company colours and brand guidelines.

Where can you find more information?

For more details on how to enter, a copy of our brand guidelines and for information on arranging a viewing to inform your proposed concept, email

Completed submissions may also be sent in via post to:

Communications Team
Campus Living Villages
Digital World Centre, 7th Floor
1 Lowry Plaza,
Salford Quays, Manchester
M50 3UB

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