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

The CSAD ‘Master Blasters’ visit the Sidney Nolan Trust Artists Camp

The Cardiff School of Art & Design ‘Master Blasters’ are visiting the Sydney Nolan Trust to create a series of prints and to carve masks based on the opportunities offered by the surroundings at the centre in Presteigne. The group, headed by Dr. James Green, is made up of Masters Degree students who are about to embark on their final Masters Degree exhibition in September, … Continue reading The CSAD ‘Master Blasters’ visit the Sidney Nolan Trust Artists Camp

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

Paige Strugnell

BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety

At this year’s CSAD Summer Show, BA Textiles student Paige Strugnell form Mold, North Wales, showcased her final year project ‘Tied by my anxiety’ – a smartphone app that raises awareness of anxiety issues – featuring beautiful and brightly coloured jackets, bags, purses and notebooks, each featuring a QR code. Paige explains: “When scanned with a smartphone, the QR code leads to a relaxing stop … Continue reading BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety

BA Illustration graduate Osian Grifford on working with the National Theatre of Wales

BA Illustration graduate Osian Grifford recently worked with the National Theatre of Wales on a community theatre project entitled ‘Lifted by Beauty : Adventures in Dreaming‘. Osian explains his role: “As the illustrator for this production I lived in Rhyl for a week, mostly illustrating the story of the project at National Theatre Wales’ shop. The stories and activities that fed into the final production … Continue reading BA Illustration graduate Osian Grifford on working with the National Theatre of Wales

Illustration students, graduates and staff discuss International Women’s Day

On Thursday 2nd March 2017 three illustration students, Sophie Keen (third year), Jess Jenkins (third year) and Jessica Slight (second year), along with illustration graduates Osian Grifford and Jamie Stevenson, and the Programme Director for Illustration Amelia Johnstone, hosted the Radio programme Pitch/Illustration/Radio Radio Cardiff 98.7fm to discuss International Women’s day with Guests from the Cardiff and Swansea events – Bethan Morgan from Cardiff’s Mercury Theatre and … Continue reading Illustration students, graduates and staff discuss International Women’s Day

Curating in Context Project

AJ Stockwell, a graduate of Cardiff School of Art & Design and the CSAD Inc. Space, has returned as a visiting artist to teach a five-week course about curating. The Curating in Context project is aimed at second year Fine Art students who are currently making, or are considering making three-dimensional work. AJ’s artwork takes multiple forms, using objects, video, print and text to examine … Continue reading Curating in Context Project