Press

The Austell Project has been showcased by a variety of publications nationwide, promoting the amazing initiatives that have been taking place in the St Austell Bay area.

09.05.2021

Cornwall Live: St Austell Town Development

Cornwall Live reports on how life in St Austell Town Centre is improving thanks to the work of the Austell Project. The article references St Austell Town Council, BID and the commission work of Marion Brandis and Simon Bayliss is also included.

09.05.2021

BBC Radio Cornwall - Rosanna Martin Interview

Tiffany Truscott of BBC Radio Cornwall interviews Rosanna Martin, founder of Brickfield to talk about the nature of the project and the variety of activities that take place at Blackpool Pit such as brick making and firing. Brickfield is a part of Austell Ceramic, a pillar of the Austell Project aiming to promote pride in the local community.

19.04.2021

BBC Radio Cornwall - Simon Bayliss Interview

Tiffany Truscott of BBC Radio Cornwall interviews Simon Bayliss about his latest commission that has just been unveiled in St Austell Town Centre. Simon talks about the process and meaning behind the work and the positive effect that the ceramic art trail is having in St Austell town centre. Simon’s work has been commissioned as part of the Austell Project.

07.04.2021

Cornish Guardian - Simon Bayliss

The Cornish Guardian report on Simon Bayliss’ new commission that has recently been unveiled in St Austell’s Town Centre. Simon’s work is one of 14 ceramic commissions which will be unveiled in the centre in the next year as part of the Austell Project.

07.04.2021

St Austell Voice - Whitegold Commissions

Th St Austell Voice features a piece on the Whitegold commissions which are being revealed in the town centre as part of the Austell Project’s regeneration project. The paper also highlights the ICP’s project ‘Cornish Banquet’ with Francesca Anfossi.

07.04.2021

St Austell Voice - Simon Bayliss

A piece in the St Austell Voice, generated by Wheal Martyn details Kurt Jackson’s ‘Clay Country; exhibition which re-opens from May 17th. Kurt Jackson is a longterm supporter to the Austell Project and its work in the ceramics industry.

30.03.2021

The Guardian - Ceramic Art Trail

The Guardian features St Austell on its '10 of the best new UK attractions to visit in 2021' for its new ceramic art trail. The Whitegold public art trail will comprise 14 ceramic commissions across St Austell town centre. Three are already complete: the Cornish Honeybee mural, made from more than 11,000 handmade ceramic tiles; As Above, So Below, black-and-white tessellated tiles on the walls of a covered walkway; and a mosaic spaceman made from recycled porcelain. 

11.03.2021

Cornish Guardian - The Orb

The Cornish Guardian reports on the latest ceramic installation to be installed in St Austell's town centre, Marion Brandis' 'The Orb.' The ceramic planet finds a new home in the heart of clay country and is part of the Austell Projects regeneration project for the area.

10.03.2021

Cornish Guardian - The Orb

The Cornish Guardian reports on the latest ceramic installation to be installed in St Austell's town centre, Marion Brandis' 'The Orb.' The ceramic planet finds a new home in the heart of clay country and is part of the Austell Projects regeneration project for the area.

10.03.2021

St Austell Voice - The Orb

St Austell's latest installation is sphere to stay reports the St Austell Voice. 'The Orb' by Marion Brandis is the latest installation of 14 artworks due to be installed in the town centre over the next year. The Orb is made up of landmarks of the St Austell area and includes interpreted designs and sketches sent in from the public to help illustrate what they love about St Austell.

02.03.2021

Cornwall Live - Marion Brandis' 'The Orb'

Marion Brandis' 'The Orb' has been unveiled in St Austell amongst divided views by the public. The artwork is one of 14 pieces that are planned to be installed around the town centre aiming to celebrate St Austell's history in china clay and to promote pride in the local community.

17.02.2021

Cornish Guardian - David Mach's Earthly Delights

The Cornish Guardian reports on David Mach's Earthly Delights. An upcoming art commission for St Austell involving shattered pieces of pottery to tell the story of China Clay. The article calls for the contribution of pottery fragments to add to the installation which will be completed later this year.

08.02.2021

St Austell Voice - David Mach's Earthly Delights

Box full of 'Earthly Delights' arrives from China for David Mach's project for St Austell. St Austell Voice has reported on David Mach's Earthly Delights project which aims to create an installation made up of hundreds of fragments of pottery, all embedded with stories from local people. Mach talks about his latest addition to the artwork, sent over from a ceramic studio in China.

01.02.2021

St Austell Voice - So Above, Far Below

New public artwork created by a cutting-edge ceramic designer has been installed at Grant's walk in St Austell as part of a major art project in the town. 'As Above, Far Below' is one of 14 installations due to be unveiled in the town centre to promote pride in the local community and to establish St Austell as the home of china clay.

30.01.2021

St Austell Voice - So Above, Far Below

New public artwork created by a cutting-edge ceramic designer has been installed at Grant's walk in St Austell as part of a major art project in the town. 'As Above, Far Below' is one of 14 installations due to be unveiled in the town centre to promote pride in the local community and to establish St Austell as the home of china clay.

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