Recent College News

Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Category: Art

Towards the close of the first half of term, our Fine Art students were taken to visit the latest exhibition at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery. Entitled, ‘From Where I’m Standing’, the show provided a commendable juxtaposition between contemporary ceramics and works of art from the museum’s highly... More »

Art Scholars Visit Rabley

Category: Art

Following on from our London excursion, the Art Scholars were provided with the valuable opportunity to view the current exhibition at Rabley Drawing Centre, situated in Mildenhall, Marlborough. Works by Sally Taylor and Stephen Snoddy both complemented the gallery space and drew intriguing... More »

London Museums Trip

Category: Art, General, Academic

During October, our Upper Sixth Fine Art and Photography pupils attended the now annual research trip to London museums and galleries. Alongside photographing London sights around the galleries, written and drawing analysis tasks within Jerwood Space where undertaken, whilst viewing the 2016... More »

Resident Tourist by Timothy Betjeman

Category: Art, Community, General

Timothy Betjeman started the new term in the Mount House as Artist in Residence with a versatile and accomplished exhibition. The diversity of Betjeman’s work is immediately impressive. He might be working directly from the landscape, kitchen sink studies in his studio or building montages on glass... More »

Art in Common Room

Category: Art

This term, exhibitions in Common Room and The Heywood Block show the work of two young Wiltshire artists.  Both work in monochrome and interestingly, neither of them went to art school. David Robinson, intrigued and frustrated by his daily commute from Swindon to Oxford, took to drawing his... More »

Artist in Residence Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Events

‘Resident Tourist’ an exhibition by new Artist in Residence Timothy Betjeman opens Friday 16th September.The preview evening takes place in the Mount House Gallery from 7pm.About Timothy BetjemanBorn in New York City in 1982 and based in London since 2006, Betjeman studied Visual Art and Philosophy... More »

Art History Book

Category: General, Art, Academic

A new art history book published in Germany this month contains a chapter by Marlborough's Head of History of Art, Dr Simon McKeown. The book, Emblematik im Ostseeraum/Emblematics Around the Baltic has been compiled by a team of international scholars and Dr McKeown's contribution concerns Swedish... More »

Review: Remove Trip to London Galleries

Category: Art

Alongside the stone staircase at the Royal Academy of Arts, as part of this year’s Summer Exhibition, seven imposing c-type prints by Jane and Louise Wilson led us expectantly into the main galleries. The rich collection of over 1,200 artworks displayed, ensured that we remained fully engaged with... More »

Sixth Form Visit to London Galleries

Category: Art, Trips, General

Our first exhibition visit took us to Tate Modern, passing the nearly complete, pyramidal  Herzog & deMeuron extension. Inside the established galleries, a very comprehensive collection of works by Mona Hatoum, spanning 35 years, proved highly absorbing for our Sixth Form students. After... More »

Review: Summer Term Art Exhibitions

Category: Art, General, Community

'Strange But Somehow Beautiful' is the title of an essay by writer Mike Yates, about his stunning collection of Adan art from Ghana. The corresponding show, which opened in April at the Mount House Gallery, included over 200 wooden figures, two large beautiful woven fabrics and metal ceremonial... More »

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