CSAD Ceramics students exhibit at Oriel 2

The Ceramics course at CSAD embraces intuitive learning; where tacit knowledge informs the generation of artifacts, with fingers and palm responding to the resistance and versatility of clay. We encourage fascination of material properties and match this curiosity with high level skill by teaching a breadth of technologies from traditional to contemporary innovations that seek to redefine the possibilities of this enduring discipline. The exhibition … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics students exhibit at Oriel 2

SDC International Fashion & Textiles Design Competition 2017

Congratulations to Chloe Trew and Paige Strugnell, who were selected to represent Cardiff School of Art and Design with their Fashion and Textiles work on Friday 24 March 2017 at Stroud West of England and South Wales Regional heats. Both students personally presented their designs to the panel of industry professionals: Dr Savithri Bartlett – Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer, The University of Winchester Sarah Little – … Continue reading SDC International Fashion & Textiles Design Competition 2017

CSAD Doctorate student wins sustainability award

Congratulations to Geraldine Seguela, currently studying the Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Built Environment (D.SBE) at CSAD, on being given the award for best Sustainability Manager by a division of the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi. Geraldine works as Sustainability Manager at Cleveland Clinic – Abu Dhabi and won the award for “exceptional commitment in implementing sustainable responses to environmental, social and economic challenges”. Geraldine’s D.SBE … Continue reading CSAD Doctorate student wins sustainability award

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

Artist Designer: Maker student wins Grand First Prize for Overall Excellence at British Art Medal Society

The winner of Grand First Prize for Overall Excellence in this year’s British Art Medal Society’s Student Medal Awards is ‘Song Bird in Her Cage’ by CSAD Artist Designer: Maker student Judith Pritchard. The Student Medal Project encourages and promotes the art of making medals throughout art colleges in the United Kingdom. Each year over one hundred student medals, from as many as fifteen art … Continue reading Artist Designer: Maker student wins Grand First Prize for Overall Excellence at British Art Medal Society

This Machine Could Bite by Paul Granjon

Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

CSAD Fine Art academic staff member Paul Granjon has just published “This Machine Could Bite, on the Role of Non-Benign Art Robots”, a paper in Fibreculture Journal’s special issue on Creative Robotics. The article examines how robotic artworks can provide an original point of view on the progress of social robots, usually designed to be friendly and useful. At a time when intelligent machines are … Continue reading Paul Granjon discusses the role of ‘non-benign Art Robots’ in The Fibreculture Journal

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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