CSAD industry partnership wins at Insider’s Business and Education Partnership awards

A collaboration between CSAD and Window Cleaning Wearhouse was recognised last night at the Insider‘s Business and Education Partnerships Awards 2017. Held on 2 November at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, the awards celebrated the ways in which companies, universities and colleges work together to achieve brilliant results.   Bethan Gordon accepted the Partnership Award on behalf of CSAD. Bethan supervised a Knowledge Transfer Partnership between CSAD … Continue reading CSAD industry partnership wins at Insider’s Business and Education Partnership awards

Venice Diaries: Ella Jones Favourite Artworks

CSAD’s latest new graduate from the Fine Art progamme to take part in the Arts Council of Wales Cymru yn Fenis Wales in Venice Invigilation Plus programme is Ella Jones. Ella is invigilating at James Richards’ exhibit at the Wales Pavilion and taking time to develop her own ideas and practice on her month in the city. Here’s her first post from the Biennale.  Tehching … Continue reading Venice Diaries: Ella Jones Favourite Artworks

EASTN: DC European project launched at Kick-Start: Cardiff

CSAD lecturer Alexandros Kontogeorgakopoulos launched the School’s role in the EASTN: DC European project at Kick-Start: Cardiff, the international conference for creative entrepreneurship organised by Visiting Arts that takes place in the city this week.  During the four year EASTN: DC project Alexandros and CSAD colleagues will be working with 17 partners from Europe, the USA, Canada and Brazil to experiment with digital creative practice … Continue reading EASTN: DC European project launched at Kick-Start: Cardiff

Hand i Pocket Funshop at Chapter Arts

Prof. Cathy Treadaway, Professor of Creative Practice at CSAD, and her colleagues at CARIAD will be running an all-day Hand i Pocket Funshop tomorrow (Weds 17th May 2017) at Chapter Arts Centre as part of: Tinted Lens: A Festival of the Mind, Memory & Ageing being held for Dementia Awareness week. Four CSAD undergraduate students will also be helping with the event which will encourage … Continue reading Hand i Pocket Funshop at Chapter Arts

Art & Philosophy | Salon Style Debates

Cardiff School of Art & Design staff Dr Martyn Woodward, Amelia Johnstone & Prof. Clive Cazeaux will be leading two salon style debates as a part of the 2017 Diffusion Festival: Cardiff’s international festival of photography. Dates: Tuesday 2 & 9 May 2017 Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Location: Octavo’s Book & Wine Bar Running for two consecutive weeks these debates will be followed by continued … Continue reading Art & Philosophy | Salon Style Debates

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Commendations for CSAD after review

A panel of internal and external experts recently spent time with CSAD students and staff to discuss the School’s curriculum and experience the atmosphere of the institution while scrutinising the delivery and implementation of our range of programmes. The feedback from the panel recognises the curriculum delivery as very special, delivering 5 commendations in their report: 1. The scheme as a whole is unique, adventurous, … Continue reading Commendations for CSAD after review

Discussion: Art and Its Materials

Our Professor of Aesthetics, Clive Cazeaux, will be exploring the relationship between metaphor and art making in a seminar at Spike Island, Bristol, on Thursday 2 March. Materials, technologies, found objects and situations have properties of their own, and a significant part of the pleasure in making is exploring what these properties can do, where they can lead, and what they make possible. This will … Continue reading Discussion: Art and Its Materials