Gweni Llwyd

Congratulations to CSAD graduates who have won awards at BEEP and the Eisteddfod

Three 2017 CSAD graduates have recently won significant arts prize. Current CSAD Incubation Unit member Jason Gregory was the joint winner of the BEEP Printing prize.  BEEP is the Biennial Exhibition of Painting based in Swansea, supported by the Arts Council of Wales and others. The CSAD Artist Benevolent Fund Step Change Fellow Gweni Llwyd won the Eisteddfod’s Young Artist Scholarship. Read more about Gweni Lloyd’s … Continue reading Congratulations to CSAD graduates who have won awards at BEEP and the Eisteddfod

Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos presents ‘Music in the Body’ at European Art-Science-Technology Network

CSAD Staff member Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos spent one week in Manchester University for the European Art-Science-Technology Network (EASTN-DC)* festival on 25-30th June 2018. It was the first festival organised by the network and the scope was to celebrate innovations in digital media with concerts, installations, workshops, and discussions with media industry partners from around Europe. The 6 days festival took place at the School of Music, … Continue reading Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos presents ‘Music in the Body’ at European Art-Science-Technology Network

Ingrid Murphy contributes to exhibitions in Ireland and India

CSAD staff member Ingrid Murphy takes part in the .OBJ exhibition as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival in Ireland, starting on 11th August 2018. .OBJ: Digital Handmade at the National Design & Craft Gallery showcases the works of Irish and International makers, whose practices are situated at the intersection of the digital and analogue. These makers draw on emerging digital tools and processes to experiment … Continue reading Ingrid Murphy contributes to exhibitions in Ireland and India

Pip Lawrence

Philippa Lawrence joins ‘Whispering Colour’ artist talk panel at Bo.Lee Gallery

Artist Designer: Maker staff member Philippa Lawrence joins a panel for an Artist Talk on July 12th as part of her contribution to an exhibition entitled ‘whispering Colour’ currently being held at the the Bo.Lee gallery in Peckham. Philippa’s diverse practice embraces land and environmental art, the use of textiles in a fine art context, and the relationship between art, craft and design. Her work … Continue reading Philippa Lawrence joins ‘Whispering Colour’ artist talk panel at Bo.Lee Gallery

Illustration student wins Gold Award for Creative Conscience competition submission

For the past 5 years BA (Hons) Illustration introduce the Creative Conscience awards project as an option for 1st and 3rd year students, and as a set project for 2nd year students. We believe this project is vital in enabling illustrators to realise the impact with their work and its potential to do good in the world, to make a difference. This year we are very … Continue reading Illustration student wins Gold Award for Creative Conscience competition submission

Secondary and FE students rewarded in CSAD Ceramics Excellence Awards

CSAD’s Ceramics department has announced the launch of its first UK-wide ‘CSAD Ceramics Excellence Award’, devised to highlight the continued benefit of studying ceramics in secondary and further education. The aim of the CSAD Ceramics Excellence Award is two-fold, to raise the profile of clay as a creative medium in schools and introduce to new emergent makers the potential of a unique creative trajectory at … Continue reading Secondary and FE students rewarded in CSAD Ceramics Excellence Awards

Frances Lukins

Ceramics graduate featured in Ceramic Review

Graduating CSAD Ceramics student Frances Lukins will soon be published in the July/August edition of the international journal Ceramic Review as part of an educational article exploring the ethos of the ceramics course at CSAD. Taking the reader through her initial experiences of clay in evening classes, to her implementation of a new business model at her Coffee bar ‘Lufkin Coffee’ Frances explains the impact of the … Continue reading Ceramics graduate featured in Ceramic Review