Paige Strugnell

BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety

At this year’s CSAD Summer Show, BA Textiles student Paige Strugnell form Mold, North Wales, showcased her final year project ‘Tied by my anxiety’ – a smartphone app that raises awareness of anxiety issues – featuring beautiful and brightly coloured jackets, bags, purses and notebooks, each featuring a QR code. Paige explains: “When scanned with a smartphone, the QR code leads to a relaxing stop … Continue reading BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety

Ceramics student writes about the upcoming CSAD Summer Show: ‘the conclusion of a hard but amazing three years of study’

Final year BA Ceramics student Charlotte Manser has written about the significance of the CSAD Summer Show to her practice on the Cardiff Met Student Blog website. She describes it as the culmination of three years of study – “A chance for us to tell people who we are as an artist, designer or maker and put our footprint on the art world”. Read the … Continue reading Ceramics student writes about the upcoming CSAD Summer Show: ‘the conclusion of a hard but amazing three years of study’

Exhibition work raises awareness of sexual assault figures in England and Wales

Approximately 85,000 women and 12,000 men are sexually assaulted in England and Wales alone every year, a shocking statistic that Sadie Evans tackles in her exhibition work at this year’s Summer Show. Sadie writes: “I have created a jewellery collection to raise awareness of sexual assault. I have used these numbers to inform my work. My 1,848 brooch installation reflects the number of incidents in … Continue reading Exhibition work raises awareness of sexual assault figures in England and Wales

CSAD Summer Show 2017

CSAD Summer Show 2017

May 27th – June 2nd 2017 The exhibition will take place at Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Llandaff Campus and will feature work from across CSAD’s undergraduate courses including: Architectural Design & Technology Artist Designer Maker Ceramics Fine Art Graphic Communication Illustration International Design Product Design Photographic Practice (Bridgend College) Textiles Opening Hours: 12:00 – 18:00   Saturday 27th May 12:00 – 16:00   Sunday 28th May … Continue reading CSAD Summer Show 2017