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’

International Design Students’ Fashion Shoot

Students from the BA (Hons) Photographic Practice programme recently captured some behind the scenes footage of a fashion shoot put together by our final year BA (Hons) International Design students. They’ve compiled the resulting imagery into the video above. Thank you to Tony Charles and Ian Clark for the lovely camera work! Continue reading International Design Students’ Fashion Shoot

Ceramics students travel to La Pedrix, France for artist residency

The annual undergraduate trip to La Pedrix, France took place over the Easter break, involving both first and second year ceramics students. They were set tasks devised to heighten the immersive experience of an artist residency. Students were set a double brief. In one week they needed to: design an interlocking nest of camping cook ware, bowls, plates and cups and also devise sculptural kilns … Continue reading Ceramics students travel to La Pedrix, France for artist residency

CSAD Ceramics ‘Great Welsh Throw Down Challenge’ 2017

The CSAD Ceramics ‘Great Welsh Throw Down Challenge’ 2017 was devised for the Craft Councils ‘Hey Clay’ initiative which is also part of the BBC’s ‘Get Creative’ campaign, running over three days, the 7th, 8th, 9th April 2017. We turned the format of the BBC’s ‘Pottery Throw Down’ on its head – with the experts as contestants and the emerging skill and confidence of our … Continue reading CSAD Ceramics ‘Great Welsh Throw Down Challenge’ 2017

James Richards, Venice Biennale

Venice Biennale 2017: BA Fine Art student Angela’s first week as invigilator

Life in Venice after a whirlwind first week by Angela Magee, Second Year Fine Art Student Well it was an eventful, full-on first week of my five week residency in Venice, invigilating at the Wales Pavilion at the Biennale and developing my own work, and this is the first chance I’ve had to post a news story… Press week is always busy, and especially so … Continue reading Venice Biennale 2017: BA Fine Art student Angela’s first week as invigilator

BA Ceramics student contributes to Chartist project ‘In their footsteps’

CSAD BA Ceramics student Elin Hughes has contributed to ‘In Their Footsteps: loss and contribution’, a series of artworks remembering the loss and exploring the contribution of the thousands who marched to gain fairer democratic representation during the events of the 1839 Newport Rising. The new artworks mark the route of the Chartist march down Newport’s Stow Hill, from St Woolos Cathedral to Westgate Square. … Continue reading BA Ceramics student contributes to Chartist project ‘In their footsteps’

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