Bringing a creative spirit to St Austell town centre
The ceramic commissions project will bring public engagement to visually deprived areas of the town to build pride and confidence in our built environment.
Calling all local astronauts…
Artist Georgia Gendall is making a radio show about St Austell Bay and the Clay Country for Whitegold and would like to interview the people who use the landscape, and particularly people who notice the skies above it. The programme will be aired in September as part of our Whitegold celebration this year. If you are interested and would like to have a chat, please email Georgia Gendall firstname.lastname@example.org
David Mach call for ceramic memories
Contribute your ceramic memories to David Mach new commission Earthly Delights - an historic ceramic art installation which will be displayed in St Austell Town Centre.
Marion Brandis has been awarded the Treudhow commission to create a ceramic art installation which will be displayed in St Austell Town Centre.
Cornish Honey Bee
One of the first public art commissions for St Austell will be the Cornish Honey Bee Tile mural which has been hand made by local residents of St Austell, artists, makers and HRH Prince Charles.
Matt Davis has been awarded the Tremen commission to create a ceramic art installation which will be displayed in St Austell Town Centre.
Sandy Brown has been awarded the Kres commission to create a ceramic art installation which will be displayed in St Austell Town Centre.
We had a great line up of workshops planned for the summer to let people get involved, get clay under their fingernails and to learn from our amazing range of commissioned artists. As you might imagine these have been postponed in the immediate future thanks to the coronavirus epidemic but we are already hatching alternative plans so please watch this space…
The artist is Cleo Mussi , possibly the best known and well respected mosaicist working in the UK. 'The Space Man' is created as part of a new series of work 'Mussi’s Herbal'.
Susan Elliott is a Hastings based artist working with mosaic materials. Susan has been commissioned to create a ceramic mosaic sculpture which will be displayed in the town centre of St Austell.
Jenny Beavan has been commissioned to create ceramic installations of clay country core samples which will be installed within the St Austell area.
For St Austell Simon is proposing a wall based work inspired by his previous series of ceramic pasties and the 100th anniversary celebrations in 2020 across Cornwall of its most famous pottery set up by Bernard Leach.
Studio Hotmess are two young designers/architects, Charlotte Moore from Cornwall and Maria Saeki from Japan. They have been briefed to respond to the frontage of Number 1 Fore St in St Austell.
Paul Jackson has been commissioned by the Whitegold Project and the St Austell Townscape Heritage Initiative to create a set of new ceramic planters for the historic Market House.
Georgia has been commissioned by the Whitegold Project to develop work with people in St Austell that responds to the site of a major new landscape work by Garden Curator Darren Hawkes at the western gateway to St Austell.