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.
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.
Sandy Brown has been awarded the Kres commission to create a 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.
Matt Davis has been awarded the Tremen commission to create a ceramic art installation which will be displayed in St Austell Town Centre.
Jenny Beavan has been commissioned to create ceramic installations of clay country core samples which will be installed within the St Austell area.
Marion Brandis free workshop – become part of the art
You can help make a new artwork for St Austell - Treudhow - with artist Marion Brandis at this drop in workshop at Wheal Martyn Clayworks. Create china clay tiles for the sculpture. Suitable to different levels of ability, and ages 5 - 99, making leaf tiles, either plain or decorated more complex elements. Dates to be confirmed for June.
Sandy Brown free workshop
Join famous ceramicist Sandy Brown who has been commissioned by Whitegold to make a significant artwork for St Austell. She will be sharing her skills and unique enthusiasm for all things clay as she develops ideas for a public art work. Suitable for all ages from 5 -99 and all abilities. Dates to be confirmed for June.
Unit K, South Sq, White River Place, PL25 5AZ
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.
David Mach has been awarded the Ope commission to create a ceramic art installation which will be displayed in St Austell Town Centre.