Last chance to see the Incubation Unit members’ Craft in the Bay show

It’s the last chance to see the 2016-17 CSAD Graduate Incubation Unit member’s show at Craft in the Bay this weekend. Work exhibited includes benches and chairs from the Wonky Chair Company, ceramics by Jade Sims, Charlotte Burke and Harriet McCormick, jewellery by Rhian Morris and a range of purses, badges and more from textiles designer Clojo Beddingham. Prints can be seen by Moly May … Continue reading Last chance to see the Incubation Unit members’ Craft in the Bay show

Venice Diaries: Ella Jones asks what is a Sculpture?

Ella Jones 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. Ella is also spending time developing her own practice, and here she tells us how the experience is making her think again about her approach … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Ella Jones asks what is a Sculpture?

Venice Diaries: Ella Jones Favourite Artworks

CSAD’s latest 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 is Ella Jones. Ella is invigilating at James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion and taking time to develop her own ideas and practice on her month in the city. Here’s her first post from the Biennale.  Tehching … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Ella Jones Favourite Artworks

Incubation Unit members launch their careers with Craft in the Bay show

CSAD’s 2016-17 Graduate Incubation Unit members are ending their additional year at the School with an exhibition at Craft in the Bay. The School is delighted that the Makers Guild in Wales is showcasing their work as they embark on their careers as designers and makers. The group include Product Design graduates Nick Jones, Josh Maskell and Tom Smee who set up The Wonky Chair, … Continue reading Incubation Unit members launch their careers with Craft in the Bay show

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