Geoff Swindell

Geoff Swindell discusses careers and skills with Ceramics students

The ceramist Geoff Swindell gave a demonstration on behalf of South Wales Potters on Saturday 25th February 2017, hosted by CSAD Ceramics. Members of the association and students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level were in attendance, learning about the career trajectory and skills base of this esteemed maker. Geoff will also be giving a talk about his curation of the ‘SuperBowls’ exhibition this coming … Continue reading Geoff Swindell discusses careers and skills with Ceramics students

Students tackle social awareness in Higher Education Institutions

In collaboration with Artworks Cymru, eight CSAD students travelled around South Wales from Cardiff to Bargoed, from Abergavenny to Blaenavon, to observe a diverse range of participatory arts practices. The organisations included: Caerphilly Craft Ambassadors working with students at risk of being NEETs, Nofit State Youth Circus working with children with special educational needs and Steetwise Opera, empowering the homeless through the shared act of … Continue reading Students tackle social awareness in Higher Education Institutions

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BA Ceramics auction: raising awareness for Summer Show

BA Ceramics students Charlotte Manser, Spencer Penn and Meg Beamish have worked hard to contact the UK’s most notable ceramists to contribute to an auction to raise funds for their degree show and subsequent participation in major ceramics events such as Hatfield and New Designers. The students have strategically negotiated a publicity campaign involving an external partner, the ‘Centre of Ceramic Art’ (CoCA), along with … Continue reading BA Ceramics auction: raising awareness for Summer Show

Ceramics students collaborate on ‘In Their Steps:ChARTism on the Hill’

CSAD Ceramics students have been involved in a new project entitled ‘In Their Steps: ChARTism on the Hill’,  a collaboration between Team DG, Parry & Glynn and Ned Heywood. “‘ChARTism on the Hill’ takes the form of a trail of 22 depictions of footwear in ceramic, beginning at the cathedral and ending in Westgate Square. Some might be sandals, some will be mil itary boots; … Continue reading Ceramics students collaborate on ‘In Their Steps:ChARTism on the Hill’

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Ceramics Mentor Scheme

The BA (Hons) Ceramics mentor initiative is part of students’ professional practice opportunities; identifying champions of key modes of practice to inspire and support students in their final year. Students are aligned with one of three broad, overlapping categories: Function, Narrative and Meta-Modernism to help locate relevant discourse to underpin their idea development and also help shape their potential career decisions. Each category encounters an immersive … Continue reading Ceramics Mentor Scheme