Jane Simpson Exhibition – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Exhibition Dates: Open until until 28 April 2017. Artist’s Reception with Q&A: Thursday 27 April 2017, 5:30 – 7:30pm Venue: Cardiff School of Art & Design, B Block, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue Cardiff CF5 2YB Jane Simpson’s installation at CSAD is based loosely on an Edward Hopper painting, where light, angle and quiet gentle action all marry together to create a narrative. The hum … Continue reading Jane Simpson Exhibition – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

James Green and the Mexican Thunder God of Welsh Rain

A piece me and James Green did for #Camaradas #2017 for #MexicanEmbassy #mexico #uk #london #ldn #tlaloc #digitalart #projection The show starts is 14-18th of March at #meniergallery A post shared by Patrick Girard Quinnell / BRGB (@bigredglassesboy) on Mar 12, 2017 at 2:42pm PDT   CSAD Fine Art lecturer Dr James Green collaborated with Chelsea School of Art student Patrick Quinnell to create a … Continue reading James Green and the Mexican Thunder God of Welsh Rain

This Machine Could Bite by Paul Granjon

Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

CSAD Fine Art academic staff member Paul Granjon has just published “This Machine Could Bite, on the Role of Non-Benign Art Robots”, a paper in Fibreculture Journal’s special issue on Creative Robotics. The article examines how robotic artworks can provide an original point of view on the progress of social robots, usually designed to be friendly and useful. At a time when intelligent machines are … Continue reading Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

Marrakech Exhibition

A group of second year students from across the School visited Marrakech (Morocco), during January of this year as a part of their Field module studies. There will be an exhibition of selected finished works, works in progress, and sketchbooks, by students and staff who took part in this study trip. The exhibition features a variety of textiles, paintings, illustration, and print, as well as … Continue reading Marrakech Exhibition

The Joy of Painting

Our students are holding an event celebrating the Joy of Painting. There will be opportunities to paint-along with Bob Ross as well as casual and competitive ‘paint offs’ throughout the evening. The event is open to all CSAD students! Date: Friday 10 March 2017 Time: 5:00 – 7:30pm Venue: Life Drawing Room, N-Block Cost: £3 per person Contact Sophie Keen (Illustration) to purchase a wristband. … Continue reading The Joy of Painting

Exhibition: S. Mark Gubb – Bomb Works

‘Bomb Works’ by S. Mark Gubb is the latest show in the CSAD Exhibitions Series. Exhibition Dates: 6 March – 24 March 2017 Artist’s Reception with Q&A: Thursday 9 March 2017, 6:00 – 7:30pm Venue: Cardiff School of Art & Design, B Block, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue Cardiff CF5 2YB The CSAD Exhibition Series presents a survey of contemporary sculpture by Wales based artists … Continue reading Exhibition: S. Mark Gubb – Bomb Works

André Stitt explores modernist architectural legacies and Britain’s ‘new town’ planning

CSAD Fine Art staff member Professor André Stitt has been researching and making work responding to the legacy of Britain’s New Towns and post-war brutalist architecture. Over the past year he has made several research trips to Sklemersdale in Lancashire a new town near Ormskirk and Edgehill University. Cathy Butterworth the curator and director of Edgehill Art Centre is visiting Cardiff to select work for … Continue reading André Stitt explores modernist architectural legacies and Britain’s ‘new town’ planning