Awards, Publications

and Press Coverage



Arts and Humanities Research Council, South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership: PhD Research Funding, 2018-2021

Arts and Humanities Research Council, South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership: Student Development Funding, 2019

The Livery Company of Wales: Art Award and Grant, 2019

Doctoral Academy 'Images of Research' Exhibition: People's Choice Award, 11.12.18


Oriel CRiC Open Art Competition, 24.05.19 - 07.07.19


'On the Edge of Restoration', 'Lung', '"Bodily Restraint is Imperative"', 'Frontiers of Medical Treatment', 'Polarisaion', 'Gaia: Bipolar Psychosis and the Rotting Body', '"On the Treatment of Mania"', published in Question Journal: Frontiers, 3 (2019)


'Growth', published in Lucent Dreaming, 1 (2018)

Press Coverage

Wales Arts Review: 'Exhibition | Bipolarity', 06.08.19

Radio Cardiff: Well Waves, ‘Bipolarity Exhibition’, 01.08.19

S4C: Heno, 'Arddangosfa Bipolarity', 30.07.19

Seaside News: 'Bipolarity Exhibition at The Gate Art Gallery', August 2019, p. 52

Glamorgan Gem: 'Art Can Help Mental Health', 04.07.19, p. 5 

Online Feature: 28.06.19

Buzz Magazine: 'Cerys Knighton: Bipolarity Exhibition', June 2019, p. 62

BBC: Online Feature, ‘World Mental Health Day', 10.10.18


S4C: Prynhawn Da, 'Newid Byd', 31.07.18

Lucent Dreaming: Interview and Online Feature, 'Cerys Knighton in the Spotlight', 6.06.18

S4C: Heno, ‘Codi ymwybyddiaeth am Diwrnod Bipolar y Byd’, Trans. Raising awareness for World Bipolar Day, 29.03.18

S4C: Online Feature, Diwrnod Bipolar y Byd Trans. World Bipolar Day, 29.03.18           


National Centre for Mental Health: ‘Research Champions: Cerys Knighton’s Story’, 15.03.18


Portal o Invalidnosti: ‘Cerys Knighton Artist Profile’, 12.03.18


Cardiff News Plus: ‘Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition’

Radio Feature: Cardiff Xpress, 12.02.18

Online Feature: 12.02.18


Buzz Magazine: 'Cerys Knighton - Drawing Bipolarity Art Preview', February 2018, p. 22

Online Feature: 09.02.18


The Glamorgan Gem: ‘Cerys Knighton Artist Profile’, February 2018, p. 8

Online Feature: 07.02.18


Radio Cardiff: Cardiff this Week, ‘Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition’, 04.02.18


BBC: ‘Time to Talk Day Feature, Artist Cerys Knighton’, 01.02.18


BBC News: 'Bipolar artist's Cardiff exhibition raising awareness', 31.01.18

BBC Radio Wales: Good Morning Wales, Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition, 31.01.18


The Western Mail: 'Drawing on Experience', 27.01.18, pp. 26-27

​Making Minds: ‘Cerys Knighton Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition Press Release’, 10.01.18


Bipolar UK: 80/20 Art Collection, ‘Cerys Knighton - Pointillism Lioness’, 13.04.17

Angela Carter Online: Cerys Knighton's Illustration for Nights at the Circus, 27.03.17

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National Centre for Mental Health, Cerys Knighton artist, art and wellbeing, pointillism, drawing, Welsh art, bipolar, depression
Cerys Knighton artist, Doctoral Academy Images of Research People's Choice Award Winner, Welsh art, Cardiff University, medical humanities

People's Choice Award - Doctoral Academy's

'Images of Research' Exhibition,

December 2018

Notebook Design Commission -

National Centre for Mental Health,

April 2018