Venice Diaries: Mark takes a trip to the mountains

Mark Hicken is one of our new graduates taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. As a part of the programme the invigilators have time to develop their own art work and to explore Venice and surrounding area. Over to Mark… DAY TRIP TARGET : MOUNTAINS 7:00am- wake up shower dry dress pack bag unpack … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Mark takes a trip to the mountains

Venice Diaries: Mentoring with Kevin Hunt

Although it’s a couple of months since new Fine Art graduate Anna Rogers returned from her time in Venice invigilating at the Welsh Pavilion, she is continuing to benefit from taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme, supported by CSAD.  Here she tells us about the mentoring session she had with artist Kevin Hunt, at … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Mentoring with Kevin Hunt

Venice Diaries: [citizenship, as desire] [as notes]

Adam Farrugia White is the latest CSAD new graduate from the Fine Art progamme to take part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme, invigilating at James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion and taking time to develop his own ideas and practice on his month in the city. Here is his first post from the Biennale. … Continue reading Venice Diaries: [citizenship, as desire] [as notes]

BA Textiles student shortlisted for 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

It has just been announced that CSAD BA Textiles student Jenny Evans has been shortlisted for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Young Entrepreneur  of the Year award. Jenny Evans Designs beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with over 1000 businesses entering the awards nationally across the wide range of categories. Now in its fifth year, … Continue reading BA Textiles student shortlisted for 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

CSAD Ceramics Masters Student Uses Empirical Process to Achieve Philosophical Progress

Twenty three year old Nathan Mullis, from Cardiff is in the early stages of his artistic career and has just completed a Masters degree in Ceramics but he already has an impressive record of exhibitions. His latest project, “Small Worlds”, recently showcased at the CSAD Masters Degree Show will also be displayed at this year’s British Ceramics Biennale FRESH prize. Nathan is aesthetically drawn to everyday … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics Masters Student Uses Empirical Process to Achieve Philosophical Progress

CSAD Masters graduate Promotes Sustainable Manufacturing Methods

Solving problems in a sustainable manner has become Andrew Hallam’s creative purpose. Since moving to Cardiff, the 23-year-old designer from Nottingham has nurtured a growing interest for efficient manufacturing methods. Andrew, who just completed a Masters in Product design at CSAD, explains: “My approach to design is that of a realistic nature, designing products and manufacturing systems that society needs today and that can be … Continue reading CSAD Masters graduate Promotes Sustainable Manufacturing Methods

The Power of the Mud

CSAD Fine Art lecturer Paul Granjon has collaborated with bio-engineer Michka Melo and the FabLab at CSAD to develop a new robotic installation powered by microbial fuel cells. They will present the result of their experiments during the Digital Design Weekend in the Victoria and Albert Museum on 23/24 September 2017. Microbial fuel cells are batteries that use the electron-carrying capabilities of certain bacteria found … Continue reading The Power of the Mud