Fuzzy Bunny – Carlota Nóbrega and Gweni Llwyd to exhibit at Spit & Sawdust

Two recent Fine Art graduates, Carlota Nobrega and Gweni Llwyd, will be showing their artwork at Spit & Sawdust skate park and art space this month. Fuzzy Bunny opens on 12 October. Gweni Llwyd is originally from Y Fron, a small village in North Wales, and has been based in Cardiff since beginning her BA in Fine Art in 2014. Her practice revolves around the … Continue reading Fuzzy Bunny – Carlota Nóbrega and Gweni Llwyd to exhibit at Spit & Sawdust

Venice Diaries: Mentoring with Kevin Hunt

Although it’s a couple of months since new Fine Art graduate Anna Rogers returned from her time in Venice invigilating at the Welsh Pavilion, she is continuing to benefit from taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme, supported by CSAD.  Here she tells us about the mentoring session she had with artist Kevin Hunt, at … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Mentoring with Kevin Hunt

The Power of the Mud

CSAD Fine Art lecturer Paul Granjon has collaborated with bio-engineer Michka Melo and the FabLab at CSAD to develop a new robotic installation powered by microbial fuel cells. They will present the result of their experiments during the Digital Design Weekend in the Victoria and Albert Museum on 23/24 September 2017. Microbial fuel cells are batteries that use the electron-carrying capabilities of certain bacteria found … Continue reading The Power of the Mud

Venice Diaries: Mark and Anna’s creative collaboration

Mark Hicken is our current new graduate taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. As a part of the programme the invigilators have time to develop their own art work and so Mark is collaborating with the last CSAD invigilator Anna Rogers on their pieces. Over to Mark… ‘Anna Rogers, one of the previous WIV … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Mark and Anna’s creative collaboration

Mark Hicken

Venice Diaries: Lost and Found in Venice

Mark Hicken is our latest new Fine Art graduate to join the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme. Here are his first thoughts on being immersed in the Venice Biennale. ‘Since finishing my degree in May I have gone through all the cliché post uni phases – “Yay freedom can’t wait to make whatever I want”, “Oh my … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Lost and Found in Venice

Les Sauvages De La Mer Pacifique, 1804-1805

Venice Diaries: Anna visits the New Zealand Pavilion

New Fine Art graduate Anna Rogers is taking part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme, supported by Cardiff School of Art and Design. Here are her thoughts on visiting the New Zealand Pavilion in the Tese dell’Isolotto, one of the oldest and largest maritime buildings in the Arsenale. ‘In Lisa Reihana: Emissaries, the artist dissects and … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Anna visits the New Zealand Pavilion

rat trap open call

RAT TRAP: Open Call

New grads from CSAD’s Fine Art programme are organising another of their ‘Rat Trap’ exhibition. They have announced an Open Call for all Cardiff based fine artists working with any media (sculpture, painting, video, sound, installation, performance). Every artist is eligible to submit 2 works (max.) that, once selected, will be presented at the Rat Trap upcoming event, on the 18 November. There is no … Continue reading RAT TRAP: Open Call