Ceramics student immortalised in work by Grayson Perry

CSAD Ceramics Student Nathan Barnard was one member of the public who responded when Ceramic artist Grayson Perry invited the British public to contribute ideas, images and phrases that were then used to cover two enormous pots: one for Remainers and one for the Brexiteers. The crowd-sourced work accompanied a Channel 4 documentary, Grayson Perry: Divided Britain, which followed Perry as he visited pro-Brexit and … Continue reading Ceramics student immortalised in work by Grayson Perry

CSAD Ceramics Masters Student Uses Empirical Process to Achieve Philosophical Progress

Twenty three year old Nathan Mullis, from Cardiff is in the early stages of his artistic career and has just completed a Masters degree in Ceramics but he already has an impressive record of exhibitions. His latest project, “Small Worlds”, recently showcased at the CSAD Masters Degree Show will also be displayed at this year’s British Ceramics Biennale FRESH prize. Nathan is aesthetically drawn to everyday … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics Masters Student Uses Empirical Process to Achieve Philosophical Progress

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

Ceramics student writes about the upcoming CSAD Summer Show: ‘the conclusion of a hard but amazing three years of study’

Final year BA Ceramics student Charlotte Manser has written about the significance of the CSAD Summer Show to her practice on the Cardiff Met Student Blog website. She describes it as the culmination of three years of study – “A chance for us to tell people who we are as an artist, designer or maker and put our footprint on the art world”. Read the … Continue reading Ceramics student writes about the upcoming CSAD Summer Show: ‘the conclusion of a hard but amazing three years of study’

Ceramics students travel to La Pedrix, France for artist residency

The annual undergraduate trip to La Pedrix, France took place over the Easter break, involving both first and second year ceramics students. They were set tasks devised to heighten the immersive experience of an artist residency. Students were set a double brief. In one week they needed to: design an interlocking nest of camping cook ware, bowls, plates and cups and also devise sculptural kilns … Continue reading Ceramics students travel to La Pedrix, France for artist residency

CSAD Ceramics ‘Great Welsh Throw Down Challenge’ 2017

The CSAD Ceramics ‘Great Welsh Throw Down Challenge’ 2017 was devised for the Craft Councils ‘Hey Clay’ initiative which is also part of the BBC’s ‘Get Creative’ campaign, running over three days, the 7th, 8th, 9th April 2017. We turned the format of the BBC’s ‘Pottery Throw Down’ on its head – with the experts as contestants and the emerging skill and confidence of our … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics ‘Great Welsh Throw Down Challenge’ 2017

BA Ceramics student contributes to Chartist project ‘In their footsteps’

CSAD BA Ceramics student Elin Hughes has contributed to ‘In Their Footsteps: loss and contribution’, a series of artworks remembering the loss and exploring the contribution of the thousands who marched to gain fairer democratic representation during the events of the 1839 Newport Rising. The new artworks mark the route of the Chartist march down Newport’s Stow Hill, from St Woolos Cathedral to Westgate Square. … Continue reading BA Ceramics student contributes to Chartist project ‘In their footsteps’