The CSAD ‘Master Blasters’ visit the Sidney Nolan Trust Artists Camp

The Cardiff School of Art & Design ‘Master Blasters’ are visiting the Sydney Nolan Trust to create a series of prints and to carve masks based on the opportunities offered by the surroundings at the centre in Presteigne. The group, headed by Dr. James Green, is made up of Masters Degree students who are about to embark on their final Masters Degree exhibition in September, … Continue reading The CSAD ‘Master Blasters’ visit the Sidney Nolan Trust Artists Camp

Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Rhian has been part of the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus team at the Wales Pavilion at the Venice Biennale for four days now but here are her thoughts on how the experience might help her develop her work and ideas that she wrote just before leaving for this career changing experience. In less than a week I will be in Venice. I have recently … Continue reading Venice Diaries: reflection on personal practice leading up to Venice invigilation

Heledd Evans

Venice diary: Lost and Found – and a Monteverdi concert

Heledd Evans, First Year Fine Art student and Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme member: On the day after I arrived I went off to explore. I had just finished my first day invigilating so I went off for a gander around Venice to familiarise myself. I got horrifically lost, which seems to be a talent of mine, but I did find my way eventually. … Continue reading Venice diary: Lost and Found – and a Monteverdi concert

Picture shows Gweni Llwyd.

Venice Biennale invigilator Heledd reviews fellow invigilator Gweni’s Summer Show exhibit

While she takes part in the Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus Programme with the Arts Council of Wales at the Wales Pavilion, first year Fine Art student Heledd Evans aims to explore her writing skills. Just before she left Cardiff for this career changing experience, Heledd reviewed fellow invigilator Gweni Llwyd’s degree show piece, ‘Dwylo Blewog’. Over to Heledd: I chose pieces that explored concepts … Continue reading Venice Biennale invigilator Heledd reviews fellow invigilator Gweni’s Summer Show exhibit

Breakfast Club at the Venice Biennale: a chance to reflect and share experiences

Breakfast Club! By Angela Magee, Second Year Fine Art Student Breakfast Club is something that the Wales in Venice team began in 2015 and, as the first term of Welsh invigilators, we were keen for Wales to establish it again this year. The Venice Biennale closes on Mondays, which means all of us invigilators all get a day off – so it’s a perfect time … Continue reading Breakfast Club at the Venice Biennale: a chance to reflect and share experiences

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