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

Brandon Jones

CSAD Product Design student wins Vocational Qualification (VQ) Intermediate Learner award

Brandon Jones, a first year Product Design student at Cardiff School of Art & Design, is the winner of this year’s Vocational Qualification (VQ) Intermediate Learner in this year’s VQ Awards.  Inspiring individuals and businesses were celebrated at an awards ceremony in May for their exceptional achievements in the field of practical skills and qualifications. “From my first week in college, I really enjoyed the … Continue reading CSAD Product Design student wins Vocational Qualification (VQ) Intermediate Learner award

Field animation CSAD

Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

A cross-disciplinary collaboration project between second year CSAD students has resulted in a short animated film entitled ‘Space the Animated Place’. The film conjures up the creative spirits that haunt the spaces of Cardiff School of Art & Design, with a soundtrack by the band Zefur Wolves. Continue reading Collaborative animation project conjures the creative spirits that haunt CSAD

sightseers exhibition at g39

CSAD students and graduates feature in g39 ‘Sightseers’ exhibition 27 April – 2 June

CSAD students and new graduates work features in g39’s latest exhibition, Sightseers, that previews on Friday 27 April and runs until 2 June. g39 has created the exhibition with artists, writers and curators including a group of our current students and new graduates who were invigilators for James Richards’ exhibition at the Wales Pavilion at last year’s Venice Biennale with the Arts Council of Wales … Continue reading CSAD students and graduates feature in g39 ‘Sightseers’ exhibition 27 April – 2 June