John Bennett

The Homeless Mug project raises over £1500

MA Ceramics student John Bennett writes in response to his fundraising activities for ‘The Homeless Mug Project’: A Big, Big, thank you to the Students, TDs, Staff, Business Catering Staff, and Lecturers of Cardiff Metropolitan, Llandaff Campus, for your support, to the Homeless Mug Project. Collectively, we made a grand total of £1580.00 which was given directly to the Cardiff Bus Project. This was a beautiful, … Continue reading The Homeless Mug project raises over £1500

current Inc member Mikky Saunby with work by herself and fellow Inc members Nathan Mullis and Isabella Bilstein at Made by Hand recently

Applications for the CSAD Incubation Unit are now open!

Image: current Inc member Mikky Saunby with work by herself and fellow Inc members Nathan Mullis and Isabella Bilstein at Made by Hand recently Applications for the CSAD Incubation Unit for 2018-19 are now open. We’re keen, as always, to stress that places in the Inc Space are open to grads from all our programmes so whether you aspire to be a practicing artist, a designer, … Continue reading Applications for the CSAD Incubation Unit are now open!

Adam Musitano and Luke Stone

CSAD Incubation Unit member and Fine Art graduate collaborate on ‘Lost Vegas Hotel’

Incubation Unit member Adam Musitano and recent Fine Art Graduate Luke Stone are showing a new collaborative piece at Tactile Bosch’s new event, Lost Vegas Hotel, in High Street, Cardiff, this weekend. Tactile Bosch is a collective of artists showcasing work from both overseas and local Welsh artists. For this year’s theme, ‘Lost Vegas Hotel’ where they will be creating an immersive dystopian, surreal, neon … Continue reading CSAD Incubation Unit member and Fine Art graduate collaborate on ‘Lost Vegas Hotel’

GREAT WALL OF COLLAGE: Cut & Paste Explore Project Exhibition

Second year CSAD students from a range of subject areas have been collaborating to create a giant wall of collage currently on display in the CSAD building, reflecting the work they made during a project entitled ‘Cut & Paste Explore’.  Module leader and lecturer James Green writes: “Collage surrounds us throughout our lives – when we watch films, see adverts on the way in to Art School, or scroll through … Continue reading GREAT WALL OF COLLAGE: Cut & Paste Explore Project Exhibition

John Bennett

Master of Ceramics student discusses ‘the homeless mug’

“My name is John Bennett and I study a Masters in Ceramics at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Through the lens of the functional vessel my study focusses on connections, inhabitation and social cohesion, hence the origin and intentions of this project; ‘The Homeless Mug’. Homelessness is a serious issue indicative of our disassociation and detachment in todays society. Homelessness is an illness that strikes, irrespective of … Continue reading Master of Ceramics student discusses ‘the homeless mug’

Anna Rogers

BA Fine Art graduate Anna is Three Doors Up’s artist-in-residence

CSAD’s ABF Step Change Fellow Anna Rogers is the current Three Doors up artist-in-residence working on a site-specific installation at the Cardiff city centre gallery. Anna, who graduated from the Fine Art programme this summer, said: ‘It’s a great opportunity for me to develop my practice, but also a huge step out of my comfort zone. I’ll be making work in a public place, with … Continue reading BA Fine Art graduate Anna is Three Doors Up’s artist-in-residence

Venice Diaries: Efflorescence / Subflorescence by Gweni Llwyd

Gweni Llwyd is CSAD’s final new graduate taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilator Plus programme, invigilating James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion. ‘Salt is rotting the walls, eating the bricks, leaving a dusty residue on the terazzo and marble. ‘The foundations of Venetian buildings are immersed in sea water, causing a permanent capillary rise. Sea water is … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Efflorescence / Subflorescence by Gweni Llwyd