Collective

Made in Arts London

London, United Kingdom

Address

  • Made in Arts London, Students' Union UAL
  • 272 High Holborn
  • London
  • Greater London
  • WC1V 7EY
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 10-6pm

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Made in Arts London (MiAL) is a not for profit enterprise, promoting and selling art and design by UAL students and recent graduates. MiAL is nested within SUARTS, the Students' Union of University of the Arts London, (UAL). Everything we sell is designed and created exclusively by our current students or recent graduates and we support our artists in their personal and professional development to sustain their creative practice and to break into the art and design market.

UAL is Europe’s largest arts education institution encompassing a huge range of creative courses over a total of six colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion, Wimbledon College of Art. Our students and graduates are among the most respected in the world and MiAL artists are already being collected by top art collectors.

As a customer and collector you will find art and design at our exhibitions and online that is unique to Made in Arts London. Through our online shop you can buy some of the most exciting emergent work, as well as get a behind the scenes insight into the artists' process through interviews and features that otherwise is only accessible at short-lived degree shows. MiAL offers you the opportunity to invest in some of the most exciting emerging artists and designers, whether you are looking for a statement artwork, a unique piece of jewellery or even innovative homeware.

MiAL exhibit regularly both at high profile events and fairs including the Affordable Art Fair, London Art Fair and Multiplied at Christie's. We also organize a variety of Our recent independent exhibitions include MiAL at the Lethaby Gallery, 'Capsule' at the Embassy Tea Gallery and 'Bigger, Brighter, Bolder' at UAL Showroom. 

The MiAL collections are selected biannually by an invited panel of industry experts and succesful independent arists and designers. The panel changes with each new collection in order to ensure the work stays fresh and relevant. Past panel members have included Natalie BrettKathleen Soriano and Dominic Wilcox

MiAL was conceived in 2011 by one of our then current students, Kate Rintoul, and Students' Union Sabbatical Officer, Robyn Minogue. After securing a creative enterprise grant from the National Union of Students. SUARTS staff began work on the project and Made in Arts London was born in spring 2012.

Alongside the MiAL team, we have a group of enthusiastic and engaged Creative Ambassadors – current students from all over the University who want more experience in an emerging creative business – who help us with everything from promotion to spotting the next big thing. 

Made in Arts London supports our artists professionally financially in a time where fees are rising and cost of living is increasing, but also pastoral support in the form of free workshops, networking activities and invaluable opportunities to promote their emerging practice.