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

Ceramics students joining the CSAD Inc. Space

CSAD’s Inc. Space provides an opportunity for our graduates to spend an additional year with the School to launch their own business or a sustainable career as a practicing artist or designer. During the 12 months they receive mentoring from an academic team member to help them develop their practice, a mentor to help them develop their business skills and their own studio within the … Continue reading Ceramics students joining the CSAD Inc. Space

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