Mothers of Africa Open Day

Our first year Textiles students are organising a day of activities in order to raise fund for Mothers of Africa on the 27 February 2017 as a part of the University’s Global Week. The event will take place from 10:00am until 5:00pm and will include: A quilt exhibition Raffle Cake sale Fabric painting workshop Henna painting & eyebrow threading Textiles jewellery workshops Card sale Location: Cardiff School … Continue reading Mothers of Africa Open Day

International Greetings UK

BA Textiles & International Greetings UK ‘Live’ Consultancy Awards 2017

International Greetings UK – Europe’s biggest designer and producer of wrapping paper, based in South Wales has engaged, for the 5th consecutive year, with a ‘live’ project with CSAD BA Textiles final year students. The global company’s creative studio is the largest in Wales, and employs a large number of graduates from CSAD. The company specialises in surface pattern, design and reprographics, and holds a … Continue reading BA Textiles & International Greetings UK ‘Live’ Consultancy Awards 2017

Morocco Field Trip

An inter-disciplinary group of our Second Year students have recently been out to Marrakech, Morocco, as a part of their Field module studies. The Cultural Colours of Morocco project offers second year students an intercultural experience of material culture and differing cultural values. Experiencing international travel to northern Africa assists students in defining their ‘cultural self’ as an artist or designer, within their chosen disciplines. … Continue reading Morocco Field Trip

Professor Kettle visits Textiles

Professor Kettle shares ‘Contemporary Mythology 2’ at ‘Drawing Inspirations’ symposium

Image (l-r): CSAD staff member Maggie Cullinane, Professor Alice Kettle, Textiles Programme Director Dr Keireine Canavan Professor Alice Kettle, contemporary textile and fibre artist, shared her memories and practice of stitched ‘Contemporary Mythology 2’ at the recent ‘Drawing Inspirations’ Symposium. Professor kettle discussed mark making with needle and thread, and the passing of fibres through fabric, providing remarkable visual inspiration for CSAD’s Textiles students.   Continue reading Professor Kettle shares ‘Contemporary Mythology 2’ at ‘Drawing Inspirations’ symposium