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

CSAD collaborates with local schools to create exhibition

CSAD, along with Cardiff Met’s School of Education (CSE), have teamed up with 13 schools from all over South East Wales to organise their very first GCSE/AS/A level creative exhibition. The show at CSAD’s Llandaff Campus featured the Art & Design and Design & Technology work of over 250 pupils from Bedwas High School, Caerleon Comprehensive School, Cantonian High School, Cardiff High School, The Cathedral … Continue reading CSAD collaborates with local schools to create exhibition

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