Argraffiadau Wythnos Un – Cymru yn Fenis

Mae Charlotte Grayland, myfyriwr blwyddyn gyntaf mewn Celfyddyd Gain yn cymryd rhan yn rhaglen Invigilator Plus Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru, gan dreulio mis yn Biennale Cymru yn helpu i oruchwylio ym Mhafiliwn Cymru tra’n treulio amser yn datblygu ei hysgrifennu creadigol a’i gwaith creadigol. Mae Charlotte yn un o dri myfyriwr CSAD a ddewiswyd sy’n arbennig o gyffrous gan mai’r artist sy’n cynrychioli Cymru eleni yw … Continue reading Argraffiadau Wythnos Un – Cymru yn Fenis

Week One impressions – Wales In Venice

First year Fine Art student Charlotte Grayland is taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Wales in Venice Invigilator Plus programme, spending a month at the Wales Biennale helping invigilate at the Wales Pavilion while also spending time developing her writing and creative practice.  Charlotte is one of three CSAD students who were selected which is especially exciting as the artist representing Wales this … Continue reading Week One impressions – Wales In Venice

Venice Diaries: Mark and Anna’s creative collaboration

Mark Hicken is our current new graduate taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. As a part of the programme the invigilators have time to develop their own art work and so Mark is collaborating with the last CSAD invigilator Anna Rogers on their pieces. Over to Mark… ‘Anna Rogers, one of the previous WIV … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Mark and Anna’s creative collaboration

Mark Hicken

Venice Diaries: Lost and Found in Venice

Mark Hicken is our latest new Fine Art graduate to join the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. Here are his first thoughts on being immersed in the Venice Biennale. ‘Since finishing my degree in May I have gone through all the cliché post uni phases – “Yay freedom can’t wait to make whatever I want”, “Oh my … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Lost and Found in Venice

Les Sauvages De La Mer Pacifique, 1804-1805

Venice Diaries: Anna visits the New Zealand Pavilion

New Fine Art graduate Anna Rogers is taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme, supported by Cardiff School of Art and Design. Here are her thoughts on visiting the New Zealand Pavilion in the Tese dell’Isolotto, one of the oldest and largest maritime buildings in the Arsenale. ‘In Lisa Reihana: Emissaries, the artist dissects and … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Anna visits the New Zealand Pavilion

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

Graphic Communication students face-to-face with commercial print

Second and third year BA Graphic Communication students enjoyed a visit to Zenith Media‘s print factory in Pontypool today (Tuesday 13th June 2017). The trip afforded a fascinating insight into the world of commercial print. On one site, Zenith have Lithography and digital printing as well as print finishing techniques including perfect binding, saddle stitching, laminating, embossing spot varnishing and foil blocking. Many thanks to … Continue reading Graphic Communication students face-to-face with commercial print