BA Photographic Practice student exhibits “Pioneers of Welsh Pop” portrait photography

BA Photographic Practice student Tony Charles is mounting an exhibition of portrait photography entitled “Pioneers of Welsh Pop”. The exhibition forms part of a second year project capturing images of some of the leading Welsh pop, rock and entertainment icons who started performing in the 1960s, determined to help preserve the Welsh language and culture. From over 1,200 images taken from photo shoots in North and South Wales, 12 fine … Continue reading BA Photographic Practice student exhibits “Pioneers of Welsh Pop” portrait photography

Rhianna Yates

Artist Designer: Maker student showcases performance piece at UK festivals throughout the Summer

As part of a second year Module, Artist Designer: Maker student Rhianna Yates was encouraged to pursue her ideal creative dream ‘to perform at festivals all around the world with my creations’ and seek real-world opportunities. She says “For my first year final project I made a 7m x 7m dragon puppet (Y Ddraig Arian – The Silver Dragon) designed as a processional performance piece for festivals. … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student showcases performance piece at UK festivals throughout the Summer

CSAD lecturer and graduate of the School Sean Edwards selected to represent Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice 2019

CSAD lecturer and graduate of the School, Sean Edwards, has been selected to represent Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice at the 58th International Art Exhibition, the Venice Biennale, running from 11 May to 24 November 2019. Born in Cardiff in 1980, Sean graduated from Cardiff School of Art & Design before leaving to study at the Slade School of Fine Art. The artist then returned to Wales … Continue reading CSAD lecturer and graduate of the School Sean Edwards selected to represent Cymru yn Fenis/Wales in Venice 2019

BA Graphic Communication students recognised at International Society of Typographic Designers Main Student Assessment

Level 6 BA (Hons) Graphic Communication students Katherine Crean and Emily Lawrie were both accredited by the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) for their editorial typographic practice in response to the Anniversaries and Food for Thought briefs at this year’s assessment. Katherine’s project entitled 1977 made connections between her families love of David Bowie and the Berlin Wall. Katherine said: During the search for … Continue reading BA Graphic Communication students recognised at International Society of Typographic Designers Main Student Assessment

Locale: an exhibition of contemporary objects and material interventions by Artist Designer: Maker students

Locale 22nd May – 29th May 2018 Insole Court, Cardiff, CF5 2LN Level 4 and 5 BA Artist Design Maker students will be displaying work and work in progress inspired by and in relation to Insole court. The Staff and students of Maker are really excited to be working with this local cultural organisation and such an inspiring location which includes landscaped gardens and arts and … Continue reading Locale: an exhibition of contemporary objects and material interventions by Artist Designer: Maker students

Sophie Hall

Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

We are delighted that Sophie Hall, a Level Five Artist Designer: Maker student at CSAD recently won 3rd place in a National Design and Make Competition sponsored by Axminster Tool and Machinery, through the Furniture Makers Company. Students were asked to design a piece of innovative, pioneering wood based furniture and were judged in 2 stages. The first was an initial design/concept element where students … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

Blossom in Care

MSc Product Design students highly commended for pitch at Care Innovation Challenge weekend

In February 2018, a team of MSc Product Design students travelled to London to attend this year’s Care Innovation Challenge, a competition aimed at kick starting new ideas and solutions for the care sector through inviting students from a range of disciplines to think broadly on ways to create positive change.  The weekend ended with teams presenting their projects to a judging panel of industry … Continue reading MSc Product Design students highly commended for pitch at Care Innovation Challenge weekend