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.

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.

22.01.2021

Financial Times - St Austell Clay Pits

The Financial Times reports on St Austell clay pits, the connection to Imerys and its work in the local area. The pink colour of the Financial Times originally came form the china clay of the pits and continues to be a source of many delights due to the establishment of the Eden Project.

21.12.2020

In Your Area News - So Above, Far Below

In Your Area report on the new ceramic art installation that has transformed a St Austell passageway. Matt Davis' 'So Above, Far Below' has recently been installed in St Austell's town centre. The piece is made up of individual geometric tiles and is one of 14 new ceramic art installations that are due to be installed in St Austell as part of the Whitegold Project and Austell Project.

17.12.2020

Cornwall Life - Cornish Honeybee

Forget the engine houses and the semi-precious tin - St Austell has something far more precious: Whitegold. Cornwall Life report on the new ceramic art commissions which are due to decorate the town centre over the next 2 years. A new Whitegold ceramic art trail of 14 commissioned works which honour St Austell's China Clay past begins with the Honeybee, a tiled honeybee made up of symbols of the local area which is now displayed in Biddick's court.

15.12.2020

Cornwall Life - Cornish Honeybee

Cornwall Life report on the new ceramic art commissions which are due to decorate the town centre over the next 2 years. A new Whitegold ceramic art trail of 14 commissioned works which honour St Austell's China Clay past begins with the Honeybee, a tiled honeybee made up of symbols of the local area which is now displayed in Biddick's court.

15.12.2020

Cornwall Life - Wheal Martyn Exhibition

Cornwall Life report on Neil Brownsword unveiling his award winning 'Relic' Installation at Wheal Martyn as part of the Whitegold International Prize. Neil Brownsword is the winner of the Whitegold International Prize, Quartz prize, the prize invites artists from all over the world to submit work into Whitegold each year in order to celebrate China clay and clay country, helping to establish St Austell as the home of china clay.

18.11.2020

St Austell Voice - So Above, Far Below

Ceramic project 'As Above, Far Below' by Matt Davis is revealed in St Austell Town Centre reports St Austell Voice. The artwork 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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