White Ribbon Day

Split Tree

By Sam Rea, Josh Brimble, Matt Evans, Oliver Boobier, Ben Thomas, Chloe Morgan, Mitchell Ewings, Iwan William, Adam King, Elliot Rattery

This Sculpture was created by students of the Foundation Course in Art and Design at The Arts Academy in Cardiff. It is their response to being asked by the White Ribbon Campaign to create a structure on which to hang pledges. The students chose the form of the tree to reflect the need for growth, renewal and healing embodied in the natural world.

The White Ribbon Campaign is a chance for men to stand in solidarity with women against all forms of Violence and abuse. The day began with a march through Newport with AM John Griffiths, AM Jayne Bryant and police commissioner Jeff Cuthbert. This arrived at the Riverfront Arts Centre where speeches were made and pledges written and hung on the tree.

Exhibition at John Lewis

Art work made by students here at the Arts Academy is now being exhibited at John Lewis in Cardiff throughout October and November. The work represents the best examples of a project that all our students have completed over the last few weeks as an introduction to fashion design. Each student was given the challenge to create a dress, garment or costume made entirely from paper.

Cardiff art and design foundation course open day

Art and Design Foundation Course Open Days

OPEN DAYS 2018-19

Cardiff Arts Academy will be holding open days for those interested in applying for the Foundation Course in Art and Design.

Saturday 27th October 2018 11am – 1pm
Saturday 19th January 2019 11am – 1pm
Saturday 9th March 2019 11am – 1pm
Saturday 18th May 2019 11am – 1pm
Cardiff art and design foundation course open day

If you wish to attend then please let us know by contacting:

Tel. 029 20 340296


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