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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 »

Art School Staff Exhibition

Category: Art, General, Community

Every pupil during their time at Marlborough should get the opportunity to see the personal art work of art teaching staff and this year we were treated to an exhibition showing great diversity and skill. All academic staff need to keep abreast of the changing movements within their discipline and... More »

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 »

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