A day in the life of an Artist Designer: Maker student

First year BA Artist Designer: Maker student Annie Fenton has written about her typical working day as a student at CSAD, offering an enlightening insight into the day-to-day experiences of our undergraduate students. “We get to Uni for 10am where we have our informal weekly course meeting with the other 1st year makers – our course leader tells us about upcoming events in the week, … Continue reading A day in the life of an Artist Designer: Maker student

Artist Designer: Maker student writes about artist residency and ‘The Sound Tablecloth’

Artist Designer: Maker student Alice Croot has written about her involvement in a participatory art project with a group of residents aged 65- 86 who live in Sheltered Living in Newport. Alice spent time getting to know the community and understanding their creative making interests by going to a Coffee morning and Pudding Club hosted by the residents. “For the brief it was important to … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student writes about artist residency and ‘The Sound Tablecloth’

Artist Designer: Maker student wins Grand First Prize for Overall Excellence at British Art Medal Society

The winner of Grand First Prize for Overall Excellence in this year’s British Art Medal Society’s Student Medal Awards is ‘Song Bird in Her Cage’ by CSAD Artist Designer: Maker student Judith Pritchard. The Student Medal Project encourages and promotes the art of making medals throughout art colleges in the United Kingdom. Each year over one hundred student medals, from as many as fifteen art … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student wins Grand First Prize for Overall Excellence at British Art Medal Society

Marrakech Exhibition

A group of second year students from across the School visited Marrakech (Morocco), during January of this year as a part of their Field module studies. There will be an exhibition of selected finished works, works in progress, and sketchbooks, by students and staff who took part in this study trip. The exhibition features a variety of textiles, paintings, illustration, and print, as well as … Continue reading Marrakech Exhibition

Visiting Lecturer: Neil Hubbard, Heatherwick Studios

CSAD KEYNOTE LECTURE Neil Hubbard, Designer for Heatherwick Studio, visited CSAD to give a lecture on his work at the studio. Neil spoke about his experience as a lead designer of the magnificent Olympic Cauldron for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, as well as numerous other innovative and exciting projects that he has worked on around the globe, including the Rolling Bridge, London, the … Continue reading Visiting Lecturer: Neil Hubbard, Heatherwick Studios

British Art Medal Society Success

The judging panel of the 24th Student Medal Competition of the British Art Medal Society met recently at the British museum to view entries from 12 UK colleges, plus two foreign academies. There was a total of 116 UK medals and ten prizes were awarded. We are delighted that the Grand First Prize, from the Worshipful Company of Founders, of £750 was awarded to CSAD … Continue reading British Art Medal Society Success

Forest of Plinths

‘Forest of Plinths’ installed

A Cardiff Met student competition set up during the Summer 2016 term has resulted in a project called ‘Forest of Plinths’, supported by funding from the Student Union’s Student Experience Fund. Organised by CSAD tutor Olivia Kotsifa and Chantelle Haughton from The School of Education and open to all Art & Design students, the brief asked for the design of an outdoor learning area that … Continue reading ‘Forest of Plinths’ installed