CSAD industry partnership wins at Insider’s Business and Education Partnership awards

A collaboration between CSAD and Window Cleaning Wearhouse was recognised last night at the Insider‘s Business and Education Partnerships Awards 2017. Held on 2 November at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, the awards celebrated the ways in which companies, universities and colleges work together to achieve brilliant results.   Bethan Gordon accepted the Partnership Award on behalf of CSAD. Bethan supervised a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between CSAD … Continue reading CSAD industry partnership wins at Insider’s Business and Education Partnership awards

The Power of the Mud

CSAD Fine Art lecturer Paul Granjon has collaborated with bio-engineer Michka Melo and the FabLab at CSAD to develop a new robotic installation powered by microbial fuel cells. They will present the result of their experiments during the Digital Design Weekend in the Victoria and Albert Museum on 23/24 September 2017. Microbial fuel cells are batteries that use the electron-carrying capabilities of certain bacteria found … Continue reading The Power of the Mud

Duncan Ayscough selected for prestigious Eisteddfod Exhibition

CSAD Ceramics staff member Duncan Ayscough has been selected to exhibit at the prestigious National Eisteddfod Art & Crafts Exhibition this year to be held in the town of Bodedern, Anglesey. The works selected are from a body of work exhibited earlier this year at Craft in the Bay, Cardiff. The work explores the relationship of entomology and artefact through the study of Roman mortariam … Continue reading Duncan Ayscough selected for prestigious Eisteddfod Exhibition

Hand i Pocket Funshop at Chapter Arts

Prof. Cathy Treadaway, Professor of Creative Practice at CSAD, and her colleagues at CARIAD will be running an all-day Hand i Pocket Funshop tomorrow (Weds 17th May 2017) at Chapter Arts Centre as part of: Tinted Lens: A Festival of the Mind, Memory & Ageing being held for Dementia Awareness week. Four CSAD undergraduate students will also be helping with the event which will encourage … Continue reading Hand i Pocket Funshop at Chapter Arts

Amelia Johnstone – Giving Puppets a Voice

Amelia Johnstone, Programme Director for Illustration at Cardiff School of Art & Design, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the Puppetry Research Conference at the Newcastle Puppetry Festival 2017. Amelia will present a paper entitled ‘Manipulated – Puppetry, Society & Storytelling‘ and will discuss how puppetry should not only be considered as an art form, but as a form and mode of research. … Continue reading Amelia Johnstone – Giving Puppets a Voice

Sean Edwards Exhibits at The American Academy in Rome

Fine Art lecturer Sean Edwards has new work included in a group exhibition at The American Academy in Rome. ‘La più geniale tra le maschere (The Most Brilliant Amongst the Masks) is an exhibition curated by artist Gabriele De Santis, and Ilaria Gianni. Artists and authors from different fields – Gundam Air, Cornelia Baltes, Elisabetta Benassi, Roberto Coda Zabetta, Tomaso De Luca (in collaboration with … Continue reading Sean Edwards Exhibits at The American Academy in Rome

Claire Curneen Wins Craft Council’s Collect Open Award 2017

We are delighted to hear that CSAD’s Senior Lecturer in ceramics, Claire Curneen, won the Open Award at the Craft Council’s 2017 Collect | Craft Council event. This year’s event took place from the 2 – 6 February at the Saatchi Gallery in London. Congrats to @clairecurneen who won #Collect Open Award – @anniebonne + @peterting present the @PommeryOfficial award. pic.twitter.com/Pd2HrG6Oa2 — Crafts Council UK … Continue reading Claire Curneen Wins Craft Council’s Collect Open Award 2017