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

Locale: an exhibition of contemporary objects and material interventions by Artist Designer: Maker students

Locale 22nd May – 29th May 2018 Insole Court, Cardiff, CF5 2LN Level 4 and 5 BA Artist Design Maker students will be displaying work and work in progress inspired by and in relation to Insole court. The Staff and students of Maker are really excited to be working with this local cultural organisation and such an inspiring location which includes landscaped gardens and arts and … Continue reading Locale: an exhibition of contemporary objects and material interventions by Artist Designer: Maker students

Sophie Hall

Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition

We are delighted that Sophie Hall, a Level Five Artist Designer: Maker student at CSAD recently won 3rd place in a National Design and Make Competition sponsored by Axminster Tool and Machinery, through the Furniture Makers Company. Students were asked to design a piece of innovative, pioneering wood based furniture and were judged in 2 stages. The first was an initial design/concept element where students … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student wins award in national ‘Design and Make’ competition