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’

Ceramics students fundraising auction

To help raise funds for their degree show catalogue, a group of undergraduate BA Ceramics students recently held an auction of works created by graduates and friends of the course. The result was a collection of over 70 artworks which generated £2500 on the evening of the auction. Writing about the experience, BA Ceramics student Charlotte Maser writes: “The amazing generosity of artists both locally … Continue reading Ceramics students fundraising auction

Anne Gibbs

Anne Gibbs speaks to CSAD Ceramics about materiality, research and curation

Anne Gibbs, a graduate from the CSAD Ceramics Masters programme and associate lecturer on the Ceramics course, delivered a fascinating lecture about the modes of visual research that underpin her evolving aesthetic. Students were taken on a virtual journey from being tutored in the Japanese art of Ikebana; the symbolism and study of Flower arrangement, to the impact of residencies in Philadelphia, Scotland and the … Continue reading Anne Gibbs speaks to CSAD Ceramics about materiality, research and curation

CSAD Ceramics students exhibit at Oriel 2

The Ceramics course at CSAD embraces intuitive learning; where tacit knowledge informs the generation of artifacts, with fingers and palm responding to the resistance and versatility of clay. We encourage fascination of material properties and match this curiosity with high level skill by teaching a breadth of technologies from traditional to contemporary innovations that seek to redefine the possibilities of this enduring discipline. The exhibition … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics students exhibit at Oriel 2

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