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

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BA Ceramics auction: raising awareness for Summer Show

BA Ceramics students Charlotte Manser, Spencer Penn and Meg Beamish have worked hard to contact the UK’s most notable ceramists to contribute to an auction to raise funds for their degree show and subsequent participation in major ceramics events such as Hatfield and New Designers. The students have strategically negotiated a publicity campaign involving an external partner, the ‘Centre of Ceramic Art’ (CoCA), along with … Continue reading BA Ceramics auction: raising awareness for Summer Show

Molly May Lewis and Bryony Moorhouse

Inc. Space members work on commission for ‘Our Orchard’ Hospital project

Article written by Molly May Lewis CSAD Graduate ‘Inc. Space‘ members Molly May Lewis and Bryony Moorhouse are working on a commission for Llandough Hospital’s new project entitled ‘Our Orchard’. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board have been working with a number of partners to help bring to life an idea and vision of having a community orchard within the fields surrounding University Hospital Llandough … Continue reading Inc. Space members work on commission for ‘Our Orchard’ Hospital project

Ceramics students collaborate on ‘In Their Steps:ChARTism on the Hill’

CSAD Ceramics students have been involved in a new project entitled ‘In Their Steps: ChARTism on the Hill’,  a collaboration between Team DG, Parry & Glynn and Ned Heywood. “‘ChARTism on the Hill’ takes the form of a trail of 22 depictions of footwear in ceramic, beginning at the cathedral and ending in Westgate Square. Some might be sandals, some will be mil itary boots; … Continue reading Ceramics students collaborate on ‘In Their Steps:ChARTism on the Hill’

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Ceramics Mentor Scheme

The BA (Hons) Ceramics mentor initiative is part of students’ professional practice opportunities; identifying champions of key modes of practice to inspire and support students in their final year. Students are aligned with one of three broad, overlapping categories: Function, Narrative and Meta-Modernism to help locate relevant discourse to underpin their idea development and also help shape their potential career decisions. Each category encounters an immersive … Continue reading Ceramics Mentor Scheme

Ceramics Visit G39

Third Year BA (Hons) Ceramics Degree students interested in ‘Meta Modernism’ and the social and aesthetic shifts in arts practice, visited G39 Gallery, Cardiff, last week as part of the Ceramics Mentor Scheme. Students heard CSAD graduate Bob Gelsthorpe speak about diversity, markets, funding and galleries. Bob, as Artist, board member at G39, trustee at the ‘Kim Fielding Award’, and former exhibitions coordinator at Penarth … Continue reading Ceramics Visit G39