Julian Charriere

Venice Diaries: ‘Arsenale’ – My Favourite Piece, by Rhian Sullivan

As well as being part of the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus team at the Wales Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, Rhian has been very busy visiting the Biennale shows and the many other museums and galleries the city has to offer. Here are some of her highlights so far:- The pieces in the Arsenale, one of the main Biennale venues, that I got really … Continue reading Venice Diaries: ‘Arsenale’ – My Favourite Piece, by Rhian Sullivan

BA Graphic Communication graduate discusses design careers

BA Graphic Communication graduate Harry Meakin has written about his experiences since leaving CSAD and beginning his career in Graphic Design. Harry writes about the prospect of establishing himself as a designer after graduation – “At university, the world of work seems a daunting one, but all of a sudden, BOOM – it was my final year. In a few weeks we would all be … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication graduate discusses design careers

Duncan Ayscough selected for prestigious Eisteddfod Exhibition

CSAD Ceramics staff member Duncan Ayscough has been selected to exhibit at the prestigious National Eisteddfod Art & Crafts Exhibition this year to be held in the town of Bodedern, Anglesey. The works selected are from a body of work exhibited earlier this year at Craft in the Bay, Cardiff. The work explores the relationship of entomology and artefact through the study of Roman mortariam … Continue reading Duncan Ayscough selected for prestigious Eisteddfod Exhibition

Cardiff Met Schools collaborate on the ‘Overdrive PLC Multi School Project’

The Overdrive PLC Multi School Project is a collaboration between the Cardiff School of  Education’s Nick Young, CSAD BA Animation Programme Leader Owen Stickler & Cardiff School of Management’s  Paul Angel. Staff and students from all three Schools have been involved in delivering the project: primary education students, animation students and computer games design staff. The brief was to design promotional multimedia for the Circuit … Continue reading Cardiff Met Schools collaborate on the ‘Overdrive PLC Multi School Project’

A day in the life of an Artist Designer: Maker student

First year BA Artist Designer: Maker student Annie Fenton has written about her typical working day as a student at CSAD, offering an enlightening insight into the day-to-day experiences of our undergraduate students. “We get to Uni for 10am where we have our informal weekly course meeting with the other 1st year makers – our course leader tells us about upcoming events in the week, … Continue reading A day in the life of an Artist Designer: Maker student

Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Rhian has been part of the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus team at the Wales Pavilion at the Venice Biennale for four days now but here are her thoughts on how the experience might help her develop her work and ideas that she wrote just before leaving for this career changing experience. In less than a week I will be in Venice. I have recently … Continue reading Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Graphic Communication students face-to-face with commercial print

Second and third year BA Graphic Communication students enjoyed a visit to Zenith Media‘s print factory in Pontypool today (Tuesday 13th June 2017). The trip afforded a fascinating insight into the world of commercial print. On one site, Zenith have Lithography and digital printing as well as print finishing techniques including perfect binding, saddle stitching, laminating, embossing spot varnishing and foil blocking. Many thanks to … Continue reading Graphic Communication students face-to-face with commercial print