As part of the University’s exclusive partnership with Manchester United’s ‘Class of ‘92’ (Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary and Phil Neville and Nicky Butt), Art & Design students were given the chance to produce football-themed art for the hotel, which will open next door to Old Trafford stadium in early March 2015.
Gary Neville visited the University to personally brief students on the project, over 100 artworks were submitted in a range of media – including paintings, graphic design prints, photography, sculpture, illustration, screen printing and digital design.
Around 70 artworks created by students been hand-picked for the Class of ’92’s new Hotel Football were officially unveiled at the venue on Friday 20 February 2015.
The student artists were welcomed by Class of ’92 member and former England international Nicky Butt to a special preview evening at the hotel, located opposite Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium, where they had the chance to see their football-themed art hung on the walls of 133 bedrooms, the reception area, Café Football and the Stadium Suite.
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