Art competition offers chance to leave your mark

Art project 'Metartmorphosis' offers students and alumni the chance to improve their CVs, win prizes, and see their creative work displayed in The Courtyard.

Date: 3 February 2014

London Metropolitan University’s Estates Department has been busy of late, restoring the historic Great Hall in the Rocket Complex, invested in new Student Hubs across all campuses, and refurbishing the ground floor of the former Women’s Library. But they aren’t stopping there!

Metartmorphosis, a project to bring new life to The Courtyard at Holloway, officially launches this week. All London Met students and alumni are invited to take part in the competition, which provides a unique opportunity to design artwork for the popular lunch spot.

In addition to having their work publically displayed, the winner will receive £500, with the second and third place entries receiving £250 and £100 respectively.

Three designs will be chosen by a panel of staff and students from across the University.

Submissions can range from sculptures and murals to lighting installations, paving art, mosaic, and even seats and structures.

At this stage, only ideas and designs are required to enter – the winning pieces will then be produced in time for the grand unveiling in May.

Entrants are encouraged to consider particular themes in their submissions to act as a starting point, such as the University’s past achievements, the local community, or London Met’s contribution to reducing its environmental impact.

The deadline for Metartmorphosis entries is 27 March.  

For more information, or if you want to take part in the competition, please go to