Ceramics and a play on extraordinary processes

For their contribution to the Craft Council’s UK wide clay experiences initiative entitled ‘Hey Clay‘,  CSAD ceramics students undertook a novel approach in collaboration with the National Museum of Wales. Entitled ‘A Play on Extraordinary Processes’ students spent a morning exploring ways in which the discipline of ceramics can move the viewer forward and backward in time. Identifying an object from the St Fagans Museum collection that … Continue reading Ceramics and a play on extraordinary processes

Ceramics students and graduates contribute to Rethink Ceramics conference

CSAD Ceramics students have often worked with CoCA (the Centre of Ceramic Art, York), and at a conference devised by the Centre earlier this year our students were invited to demonstrate their approach to skills sharing (‘Vicarious Wednesdays’) – where students enter into conversation about their approaches whilst demonstrating the core skills involved. MA graduate Nathan Mullis and BA graduate Isabella Bilstein attended the conference, demonstrating the ‘Vicarious Wednesday’ ethos. … Continue reading Ceramics students and graduates contribute to Rethink Ceramics conference

Connie Talbot

Festival of Voice posters designed by BA Illustration students

BA Illustration students have been designing posters for the Festival of Voice, which features performances from artists such as Billy Bragg, Laura Marling and Patti Smith. The Festival is held at the Cardiff Millennium Centre from 7-17 June 2018, and the posters are available to purchase at Wales Millennium Centre Festival Shop priced£12 each. Congratulations to poster designers Maria Saralegui, Natalie Chirkowska and Connie Talbot. Continue reading Festival of Voice posters designed by BA Illustration students

Rhi Christie

Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018

We are delighted that Level Five Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley was awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018. Her ‘One Ocean’ brooch series was designed to raise awareness of the significant decline in global shark populations. She says ‘I’m passionate about using craft and design to delight and inform. 50% of sales profits will be donated to The … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018

Philippa Lawrence

Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence exhibiting two works in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Show

Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence has two works on show in this year’s Royal Academy Summer Show. Grayson Perry RA co-ordinates the biggest, brightest and most colourful Summer Exhibition yet, in the 250th annual celebration of “art made now”. Each summer the Royal Academy galleries are jam-packed with contemporary art made by internationally renowned artists and exciting new talent. This year, Grayson Perry RA and his … Continue reading Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence exhibiting two works in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Show

BA Photographic Practice student exhibits “Pioneers of Welsh Pop” portrait photography

BA Photographic Practice student Tony Charles is mounting an exhibition of portrait photography entitled “Pioneers of Welsh Pop”. The exhibition forms part of a second year project capturing images of some of the leading Welsh pop, rock and entertainment icons who started performing in the 1960s, determined to help preserve the Welsh language and culture. From over 1,200 images taken from photo shoots in North and South Wales, 12 fine … Continue reading BA Photographic Practice student exhibits “Pioneers of Welsh Pop” portrait photography