Ceramics students and graduates contribute to Rethink Ceramics conference

CSAD Ceramics students have often worked with CoCA (the Centre of Ceramic Art, York), and at a conference devised by the Centre earlier this year our students were invited to demonstrate their approach to skills sharing (‘Vicarious Wednesdays’) – where students enter into conversation about their approaches whilst demonstrating the core skills involved. MA graduate Nathan Mullis and BA graduate Isabella Bilstein attended the conference, demonstrating the ‘Vicarious Wednesday’ ethos. … Continue reading Ceramics students and graduates contribute to Rethink Ceramics conference

Connie Talbot

Festival of Voice posters designed by BA Illustration students

BA Illustration students have been designing posters for the Festival of Voice, which features performances from artists such as Billy Bragg, Laura Marling and Patti Smith. The Festival is held at the Cardiff Millennium Centre from 7-17 June 2018, and the posters are available to purchase at Wales Millennium Centre Festival Shop priced£12 each. Congratulations to poster designers Maria Saralegui, Natalie Chirkowska and Connie Talbot. Continue reading Festival of Voice posters designed by BA Illustration students

Rhi Christie

Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018

We are delighted that Level Five Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley was awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018. Her ‘One Ocean’ brooch series was designed to raise awareness of the significant decline in global shark populations. She says ‘I’m passionate about using craft and design to delight and inform. 50% of sales profits will be donated to The … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018

Philippa Lawrence

Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence exhibiting two works in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Show

Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence has two works on show in this year’s Royal Academy Summer Show. Grayson Perry RA co-ordinates the biggest, brightest and most colourful Summer Exhibition yet, in the 250th annual celebration of “art made now”. Each summer the Royal Academy galleries are jam-packed with contemporary art made by internationally renowned artists and exciting new talent. This year, Grayson Perry RA and his … Continue reading Principal Lecturer Philippa Lawrence exhibiting two works in the 2018 Royal Academy Summer Show

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