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

Ingrid Murphy contributes to exhibitions in Ireland and India

CSAD staff member Ingrid Murphy takes part in the .OBJ exhibition as part of the Kilkenny Arts Festival in Ireland, starting on 11th August 2018. .OBJ: Digital Handmade at the National Design & Craft Gallery showcases the works of Irish and International makers, whose practices are situated at the intersection of the digital and analogue. These makers draw on emerging digital tools and processes to experiment … Continue reading Ingrid Murphy contributes to exhibitions in Ireland and India

Pip Lawrence

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

Rhi Christie

Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018

We are delighted that Level Five Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley was awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018. Her ‘One Ocean’ brooch series was designed to raise awareness of the significant decline in global shark populations. She says ‘I’m passionate about using craft and design to delight and inform. 50% of sales profits will be donated to The … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker Student Rhian Alley awarded 3rd place in Jewellery and Fashion at Pewter Live’s Student Award 2018

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

Rhianna Yates

Artist Designer: Maker student showcases performance piece at UK festivals throughout the Summer

As part of a second year Module, Artist Designer: Maker student Rhianna Yates was encouraged to pursue her ideal creative dream ‘to perform at festivals all around the world with my creations’ and seek real-world opportunities. She says “For my first year final project I made a 7m x 7m dragon puppet (Y Ddraig Arian – The Silver Dragon) designed as a processional performance piece for festivals. … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student showcases performance piece at UK festivals throughout the Summer