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CSAD Summer Show 2017

May 27th – June 2nd 2017 The exhibition will take place at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Llandaff Campus and will feature work from across CSAD’s undergraduate courses including: Architectural Design & Technology Artist Designer Maker Ceramics Fine Art Graphic Communication Illustration International Design Product Design Photographic Practice (Bridgend College) Textiles Opening Hours: 12:00 – 18:00   Saturday 27th May 12:00 – 16:00   Sunday 28th May … Continue reading CSAD Summer Show 2017

Graphic Communication student writes about her journey to freelancing

Third year BA Graphic Communication student Jasmine Hutter has written about developing her freelance practice during her studies at CSAD. In her second year as an undergraduate student Jasmine attended a marketing event called ‘Concept’ run by the Cardiff Met Centre for Entrepreneurship. Jasmine explains: “Concept 2016 was a fantastic opportunity to work with real businesses within a supportive learning environment”.  Since then Jasmine has … Continue reading Graphic Communication student writes about her journey to freelancing

Image: Jenny Evans, Big Ideas Wales Flickr

BA Textiles student runner up for Best Business Idea at ‘Big Ideas Wales’

Jenny Evans, second year BA Textiles student, has recently come Runner-Up in the Big Ideas Wales Celebrated Awards for Best Business Idea. Speaking about the ceremony, Jenny says: “It was a fantastic day, meeting so many young entrepreneurs was so inspiring.  I received a huge amount of support from the Centre for Entrepreneurship before the event, especially with the materials needed for my stand. They … Continue reading BA Textiles student runner up for Best Business Idea at ‘Big Ideas Wales’

Anne Gibbs

Anne Gibbs speaks to CSAD Ceramics about materiality, research and curation

Anne Gibbs, a graduate from the CSAD Ceramics Masters programme and associate lecturer on the Ceramics course, delivered a fascinating lecture about the modes of visual research that underpin her evolving aesthetic. Students were taken on a virtual journey from being tutored in the Japanese art of Ikebana; the symbolism and study of Flower arrangement, to the impact of residencies in Philadelphia, Scotland and the … Continue reading Anne Gibbs speaks to CSAD Ceramics about materiality, research and curation

CSAD at the Venice Biennale

CSAD at the Venice Biennale

Cardiff School of Art and Design is delighted to be supporting its students to have the unique experience of invigilating Wales’ exhibition at the Santa Maria Ausiliatrice and to develop their own artistic, writing and curatorial practice during their stay. The seven selected students will each spend a month at the Biennale – the largest and most prestigious visual arts exhibition in the world. We … Continue reading CSAD at the Venice Biennale

BBC feature for Illustration graduate

Gideon Summerfield, a graduate of CSAD’s BA Illlustration course has been featured in a BBC video entitled ‘Meet the Artist who sketches refugees’. Gideon draws the community of refugees who gather regularly in a North London synagogue,  talking to them about their journeys and experiences and recording their stories in his sketchbook. Watch the video here. Continue reading BBC feature for Illustration graduate

Uncle Tom Exhibition

In the B-Block gallery space first year students from our Animation, Illustration and Graphic Communication courses are celebrating the culmination of all their hard work over the last few months working on the collaborative Field Project ‘Uncle Tom’. In order to tell stories about ‘now’ we often have to look at ‘then’. Researching the story of Uncle Tom and the Welsh connection to the Spanish … Continue reading Uncle Tom Exhibition