CSAD Inc Space member is selected as a Kick-Start: Cardiff Creative Tracks delegate

CSAD Illustration graduate, Ian Cooke Tapia who has also just completed his year in the School’s Graduate Incubation Unit, has been selected as one of the thirty international delegates taking art in Kick-Start: Cardiff, a conference organised by Visiting Arts to support creative entrepreneurs. Ian, a writer and illustrator, has just launched Ffangai, an initiative with the aim of establishing a creative hub in Cardiff.  … Continue reading CSAD Inc Space member is selected as a Kick-Start: Cardiff Creative Tracks delegate

EASTN: DC European project launched at Kick-Start: Cardiff

CSAD lecturer Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos launched the School’s role in the EASTN: DC European project at Kick-Start: Cardiff, the international conference for creative entrepreneurship organised by Visiting Arts that takes place in the city this week.  During the four year EASTN: DC project Alexandros and CSAD colleagues will be working with 17 partners from Europe, the USA, Canada and Brazil to experiment with digital creative practice … Continue reading EASTN: DC European project launched at Kick-Start: Cardiff

Ceramics student immortalised in work by Grayson Perry

CSAD Ceramics Student Nathan Barnard was one member of the public who responded when Ceramic artist Grayson Perry invited the British public to contribute ideas, images and phrases that were then used to cover two enormous pots: one for Remainers and one for the Brexiteers. The crowd-sourced work accompanied a Channel 4 documentary, Grayson Perry: Divided Britain, which followed Perry as he visited pro-Brexit and … Continue reading Ceramics student immortalised in work by Grayson Perry

Creature: A solo exhibition of new works by artist Harriet McCormick

CSAD is delighted to announce that 2016-17 Graduate Incubation Unit member Hareit McCormick is about to open her first solo show. It opens on Thursday 12 October at Cardiff MADE in Roath where Harriet will be presenting a body of exciting new works developed during her time in the Incubation Space. ‘Creature’ is an ongoing investigation through different mediums such as collage and clay of … Continue reading Creature: A solo exhibition of new works by artist Harriet McCormick

Honourable Mention for Students at Los Angeles Film Festival

Last years Second Year Field students, from the Athletes of the Heart project, have been awarded an honourable mention for their collaborative experimental animated film “Socialite” at the Experimental Forum Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. The festival judged the experimental abstract animation and visualisation of music worthy of an award and added this comment: “We would like to take this moment to recognize your … Continue reading Honourable Mention for Students at Los Angeles Film Festival

Fuzzy Bunny – Carlota Nóbrega and Gweni Llwyd to exhibit at Spit & Sawdust

Two recent Fine Art graduates, Carlota Nobrega and Gweni Llwyd, will be showing their artwork at Spit & Sawdust skate park and art space this month. Fuzzy Bunny opens on 12 October. Gweni Llwyd is originally from Y Fron, a small village in North Wales, and has been based in Cardiff since beginning her BA in Fine Art in 2014. Her practice revolves around the … Continue reading Fuzzy Bunny – Carlota Nóbrega and Gweni Llwyd to exhibit at Spit & Sawdust

David Emmanuel Officially Opens our New Fashion Design Course

During the 2017 Freshers Week at Cardiff School of Art & Design our new Fashion Design students were set a 24-hour garment design challenge. The week ended with a visit from Royal Courtier David Emanuel who viewed the students’ work and officially opended the new Fashion Department. Watch a video of the Fashion Design students working on their design challenge below: Click the images to … Continue reading David Emmanuel Officially Opens our New Fashion Design Course