Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition inspires girls

Royal Academy of Arts, LondonOn a cool Tuesday morning (13th June) the LVI Art students set off to London to see the Royal Academy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition, the largest open-submission contemporary art exhibition in the world.

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Pupil's work selected for the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition

alice ArtCongratulations to Alice (LVI) whose work has been selected by an expert panel from more than 2,400 entries for the Royal Academy of Arts A Level Summer Exhibition Online, 2017.

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Artwork shortlisted by the Arts Society for National Exhibition

nadia artCongratulations to UVI Form girl, Nadia, who has had her artwork selected by a regional member of the Arts Society for review by their London Panel.

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Alice scoops second prize in Art Documentary Film Making Competition

Obliteration RoomMany congratulations to Alice Wade (LVI), who has won second prize in the SPoKE Art Documentary Competition 2017 with her short film, 'Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room'. The competition challenges students to link the visual and the verbal in an imaginative and creative manner, underpinned by solid academic research.

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Artists enjoy residential weekend in Monmouth and Herefordshire

Monmouth Art TripOn a wet Friday afternoon in early February, we finished loading our variety of art supplies into the van and made our way over to Monmouthshire. Upon arrival at Tintern Abbey, we explored and marvelled at the sight of the ruins. We found it particularly useful as we were able to take very interesting photos from different angles of the ruins and, having just covered the Abbey in History, it was a fascinating experience to see it all in the flesh.

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Art Enrichment Walk enlightens girls

Enrichment WalkOn 7th February, the LIV went on an Art Walk around the villages and lanes of Calne, as part of their Enrichment Week activities.

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Old Girl's painting selected for BP Portrait Awards

Old Girl Daisy Sims-Hilditch's portrait, Alessandra, was recently selected to exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery as part of the 2016 BP Portrait Awards.

 


 

 

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Celebrations at the Golden Lily Awards

Golden Lily AwardsOur annual awards evening was held on Wednesday 27th April, in celebration of the work of the Art, Drama and Music Departments. As is traditional for the event, the dress code was Black Tie, giving all involved an excellent excuse to dust off their glad rags!

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Motivational Art and Design Lecture

Art and Design LectureOn Tuesday 26th January, three professionals from the world of Art and Design came to St Mary’s to speak to our artists about future career possibilities.

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Superb celebration of Art at our 'Past Present Future' Exhibition

Past Present FutureBy 5.45pm on the evening of 3rd November there was a palpable buzz outside the 20th Century Theatre in Westbourne Grove, London, as people began gathering to visit the art exhibition, Past Present Future, celebrating the Art of St Mary’s Calne.

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London Art Exhibition to showcase work by leading Artists and St Mary's girls

Jessica O'Grady CowWe are delighted to be hosting our second London Art Exhibition, PAST PRESENT FUTURE, at the 20th Century Theatre, Notting Hill, London, on 3rd – 5th November 2015 inclusive. As well as featuring work by current pupils, we have received over 40 submissions from our alumnae and parents of girls wishing to exhibit works including paintings, drawings, architectural plans, jewellery, textiles, photography and mixed media.

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