Gweni Llwyd

Congratulations to CSAD graduates who have won awards at BEEP and the Eisteddfod

Three 2017 CSAD graduates have recently won significant arts prize. Current CSAD Incubation Unit member Jason Gregory was the joint winner of the BEEP Printing prize.  BEEP is the Biennial Exhibition of Painting based in Swansea, supported by the Arts Council of Wales and others. The CSAD Artist Benevolent Fund Step Change Fellow Gweni Llwyd won the Eisteddfod’s Young Artist Scholarship. Read more about Gweni Lloyd’s … Continue reading Congratulations to CSAD graduates who have won awards at BEEP and the Eisteddfod

Frances Lukins

Ceramics graduate featured in Ceramic Review

Graduating CSAD Ceramics student Frances Lukins will soon be published in the July/August edition of the international journal Ceramic Review as part of an educational article exploring the ethos of the ceramics course at CSAD. Taking the reader through her initial experiences of clay in evening classes, to her implementation of a new business model at her Coffee bar ‘Lufkin Coffee’ Frances explains the impact of the … Continue reading Ceramics graduate featured in Ceramic Review

Ceramics students joining the CSAD Inc. Space

CSAD’s Inc. Space provides an opportunity for our graduates to spend an additional year with the School to launch their own business or a sustainable career as a practicing artist or designer. During the 12 months they receive mentoring from an academic team member to help them develop their practice, a mentor to help them develop their business skills and their own studio within the … Continue reading Ceramics students joining the CSAD Inc. Space

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

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

National Design and Make Competition Success!

A Cardiff School of Art & Design Student is this year’s winner of the prestigious National Axminster Design and Make Competition. Olly Webb, a current MSc Product Design student successfully entered a revised version of his undergraduate project ‘Farm’ from last year. Olly’s initial research for his design project revealed that: ‘25% of all journeys made in the UK will be taking food from destination … Continue reading National Design and Make Competition Success!

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