Recent College News

Exhibition: "Jazz" by Matisse

Category: Art

The Mount House Galleryfrom Friday 15th September - Sunday 1st October 2017Opening: 7-9pm Friday 15th SeptemberJazz is probably the most celebrated artists’ books in the history of 20th century Art. It is a folio of printed plates based on Matisse’s explorations of colour and shape, accompanied by... More »

London Art Shows Excursion

Category: General, General, Art, Trips

Our Remove trip began with a welcome visit to the 249th Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. A committee of Royal Academicians annually select over 1,000 works of art for the world's largest open contemporary show. Our students spent time sketching and identifying paintings, sculpture... More »

Summer Term at the Mount House

Category: Art

The Mount House Gallery hosted three exhibitions this Summer Term. One of the gallery walls was painted bright pink for ‘Marlborough Open Studios’ which showcases the work of over 50 artists and makers who will be exhibiting their work throughout the region this summer. This is a hugely popular... More »

Timothy Betjeman at Marlborough

Category: Art, General, Events

The final exhibition by Artist in Residence Timothy Betjeman will take place from Saturday 10th June through until Sunday 25th June.The preview evening takes place in the Mount House Gallery on Friday 9th June from 6-9pm.About Timothy BetjemanBorn in New York City in 1982 and based in London since... More »

Art Degree and Foundation Course Achievements

Category: Art, General, Pupil Achievements

At the close of an exceptionally busy term within the Art School, this year we are able to celebrate the commendable successes by eight of our students, who have achieved highly regarded offers to study for an Art degree or Foundation course.Applying for Art based, Further Education courses is an... More »

Review: Art Exhibitions

Category: Art

In the second half of Lent Term the Mount House Gallery hosted ‘Regrowth’, an exhibition by Jane Corbett, a mixed media artist who studied Fine Art at Newcastle University then trained with the Queen Mother’s milliner, Rose Cory. If you read magazines or watch television you will have seen Jane’s... More »

Artist in Residence: A Painter's Progress

Category: Art, General, Community

Throughout the Michaelmas and first half of the Lent Term, Timothy Betjeman, our present Artist in Residence, can often be found deep in concentration, painting and drawing within the College Chapel.As a highly accomplished plein-air artist, Tim has been inspired to capture the subtly changing... More »

EPQ at the Mount House Gallery

Category: Art, General, Pupil Achievements, Academic

A thought-provoking and impressive exhibition at the Mount House Gallery by three EPQ students took us into Lent half-term. ‘Previous Representations of Diogenes in Art’ by Ellie Allan (LI L6) is an essay following the life and beliefs of the Cynic philosopher culminating in a mixed media art work.... More »

Art Scholars' Exhibition Preview

Category: Art, General, Community

Pupils, parents and guests are welcome to attend the Art Scholars' Exhibition Preview evening this Friday 20th January.The event will begin at 7pm and run through until 8.30pm in the Mount House Gallery. Artist in residence Timothy Betjeman and the art scholars have been working hard towards the... More »

‘Have You Forgotten Yet?’ Exhibition

Category: Art

In November, an exhibition to commemorate armistice and 100 years since the Battle of the Somme was clearly visible from the road and lit up at night with photographs displaying the faces of 40 of the 749 Old Marlburians whose deaths were caused by World War I. An incredible World War I statistic... More »

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