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Alessandra Ausenda

Creating in Cornwall and Italy Whenever I am asked about where I come from, live and work I struggle to give an accurate answer and realise the reasons for my ambiguity. The pattern throughout my childhood was to feel I lived both in Cornwall where each year I spent 3 summer months, and in Rome […]

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Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications 2002 MA Fine Art Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall1988 PGCE Art Teachers Certificate, Goldsmiths College, University of London1985 B.A. Honors Degree in Fine Art (First Class), Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall Secondary School Education1978-80 The New School, Rome, Italy1975-78 The School of St Clare, Penzance, Cornwall1973-75 Deutsche Schule, Rome Italy Present Employment Freelance artist

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Flying Visits

The National Trust, Trelissick engaged in a series of creative programming and interpretation to improve the visitor experience resulting in an increase in visitor numbers. Jane Pugh (former) Creative Programme Manager, at Trelissick explains the thinking behind this commission: Christmas is a special time of year and, for some people, visiting their favourite National Trust

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Il Labirinto

Il Labirinto Festival Calvi dell’Umbria, Italy 2017 I had an opportunity to show this piece of work in Italy as part of a yearly festival held in the medieval town of Calvi dell’Umbria.  Initially created for Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and making reference to my connections to Cornwall and Italy, I was delighted

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National Trust Trelissick commissioned me to interpret the life of one of the richest owners of Trelissick House. ‘A fresh interpretation that was of the highest quality, fun and engaging, was what we wanted and what we got from Alessandra. In addition, she created a show-stopping exhibition piece that literally made visitors to National Trust