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Philippa Lawrence joins ‘Whispering Colour’ artist talk panel at Bo.Lee Gallery

Artist Designer: Maker staff member Philippa Lawrence joins a panel for an Artist Talk on July 12th as part of her contribution to an exhibition entitled ‘whispering Colour’ currently being held at the the Bo.Lee gallery in Peckham. Philippa’s diverse practice embraces land and environmental art, the use of textiles in a fine art context, and the relationship between art, craft and design. Her work … Continue reading Philippa Lawrence joins ‘Whispering Colour’ artist talk panel at Bo.Lee Gallery

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

Animating Action Man

Our Lecturer in Animation, Tom Edgar, was contacted recently to help animate this latest commercial for moneysupermarket.com through the production company MJZ. Tom said “Having worked with the crew before it was great to meet up with them again, as they had just stepped off Isle of Dogs” (Wes anderson’s latest stopframe movie). How amazing it was to be surrounded by my childhood toys (many … Continue reading Animating Action Man

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