Recent College News

Artist in Residence 2015/16

Category: Art

An introduction to our Artist-in-Residence 2015/16 Archie Franks is a painter, who studied at the Royal Academy Schools (2009-12). Archie was recently awarded a one year residency at The British School At Rome (2013-14) and has also been selected (along with two other artists) for the prestigious... More »

Artist-in-Residence Exhibition

Category: Art

Grace Thompson, 2014/15 Artist-in-Residence, will be holding an end of residency exhibition in The Mount House Gallery.The exhibition, Radiohaze, opens on Tuesday 2nd June and will run through until Tuesday 16th June, from 2pm until 5pm each day.A private viewing will take place on Saturday 6th... More »

U6 IB Visual Arts Exhibition

Category: Art, Community, General

A multi-disciplinary show has been curated collaboratively by our Visual Arts students at the close of the Lent Term.  Within the Mount House gallery, Katie Brooks (MO), Kal Ousseimi (CO) and Rosie Shaw (MO) displayed their independent projects, which communicated in-depth research into their... More »

Art and Architecture successes!

Category: Art, General, Pupil Achievements

Currently, five of our current Upper Sixth Artists, and one recent OM, have achieved commendable success in gaining offers to study on highly respected Art Foundation and Architecture degree courses.This is the result of excellent commitment towards creating and carefully selecting work for a... More »

Art Scholars' Exhibition 2015

Category: Art, General, Pupil Achievements

The Art Scholars' show provided an excellent opportunity for each young artist to present their work. As a group we spent an afternoon talking about the curation of the exhibition; where to place which piece, for maximum impact and meaning. I think projects like this involving students... More »

Art Scholars’ Exhibition

Category: Art

This year’s Art Scholars’ Exhibition opens on Friday 30th January, 7pm–9pm.As part of the College’s WW1 Commemoration, this exhibition will include a section of paintings marking this event. In addition each scholar will be showing work generated from the weekly Scholars’ workshops, as well as some... More »

Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and his legacy

Category: Art, General, Academic

On Sunday 11th January a party from the College visited the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.  As a pupil at Marlborough, William Morris (Aa 1848-51) learned to love architecture and the beauty of the countryside. The rebellion at the College 1851 taught him a certain amount about... More »

Online Art Auction Bursary Success

Category: Art, General, Community

Marlborough College and the Young Marlburian Foundation (YMF) partnered with Paddle8, to auction donated paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and printmaking. Original works of art, created by many successful OM artists and present Marlborough College students, were sold in December, to... More »

Olivia Lomenech Gill exhibition

Category: Art

The centre-piece of a major new exhibition at Marlborough College’s Mount House Gallery is the striking image – Standing To – commissioned by Michael Morpurgo from Olivia Lomenech Gill to publicise the concert version of his famous book, play and film War Horse. This exhibition shows Gill and the... More »

Speaker: Dr Catherine Whistler

Category: Speakers, Art, Events

The History of Art Society welcomed Dr Catherine Whistler from the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford on Wednesday evening. Dr Whistler is Keeper of Western Art at the Ashmolean, and is also a Fellow of St John's College. Oxford. She spoke to our students about her role as chief curator of one of Britain's... More »

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