Talents on display in 'Showcase of Art and the Spoken Word'

Art ShowcaseOn Saturday 13th October, our inaugural 'Showcase of Art and the Spoken Word' was an exciting display of the creative talent St Mary's has to offer. As part of the Calne Music & Arts Festival, it was open to everyone, including all residents of Calne and guests included parents, local artists and members of the local community.

Girls enjoy 'Golden Lecture' on Photography

Art LectureOn Thursday 4th October, the LVI (Year 12) went on a trip to Hardenhuish School in Chippenham for a lecture about Photography and Art, hosted by The Arts Society.

St Mary's New Artist in Residence

Naomi LitvackMy name is Naomi Litvack and I am delighted to be working at St Mary’s Calne as the Artist in Residence for 2018/19.

St Mary’s Calne Art Exhibition at Mall Galleries: 'A Sense of Place'

Art Exhibition'A Sense of Place’ is St Mary’s Calne's third London Art Exhibition and it will feature the work of over 50 artists, showcasing artwork by talented students, staff and alumnae.

Art Scholars attend courses at top London Colleges

art courseOver the summer holidays, two of our LVI (Year 12) students attended art courses in different London colleges. Both colleges, Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Art, are part of the University of the Arts London.


Artists have works selected for RBA Scholars Longlisting

RBA ScholarsCongratulations to UVI (Year 13) girls, Isabella Depla and Lucy Bradley, for having their work selected by The Arts Society to become Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Scholars.

Alice wins Digital Art Prize in Saatchi's national LOVE ART Competition

AliceMany congratulations to Year 13 student, Alice Wade, who has won the Saatchi’s national LOVE ART Competition's Digital Art Prize, with her entry, The Pits

Girls attend Prize Giving at the Royal College of Art

Art Prize GivingPupils Clemency, Khalilah and Charlotte were very excited to attend the Royal Academy's Prize Giving Ceremony on Tuesday 24th April at the Royal College of Art.

Alice has work shortlisted in Saatchi's Love Art Young Artist Competition

Alice The PitsAlice Wade's work, ‘The Pits’ is one of just 12 artworks to be shortlisted by the Saatchi LOVEART Young Artist Prize 2018 Competition.

Students' Artwork selected for National Exhibition

clemency art prizeMany congratulations to Khalilah (UIV), Charlotte (LV) and Clemency (LV Art Scholar), whose work has been selected for display as part of the Royal Academy's Young Art ‘Feelings’ Competition. From over 7000 works, their work has been chosen to be on display at the Royal College of Art from 24th-27th April, 2018. 

Art trip to Berlin inspires girls

Berlin Art TripOn Friday 26th January at 3am, ten art students in the UV and LVI Forms departed school, heading for Berlin.

Girls show creative flair during Enrichment Week

Art enrichmentOn Tuesday 6th February, a selection of girls from UIV Form (Year 9) took part in a workshop led by our Artist in Residence, Georgia Pearson. The theme of the session was 'Illustration' and the aim was for every student to produce their own artwork based on an extract from a book.

Fascinating Art Annual Review Exhibition

Art Review White HorseSt Mary's Calne held its Art Annual Review Exhibition from 5th to 31st December at the White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough and it was a huge success.   

Curation of the Art Annual Review Exhibition

art review exhibitionOn 3rd December, I went to the White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough, along with Mrs Pallot and our Artist in Residence, Miss Pearson, to help curate the Art Annual Review Exhibition. 

Art Annual Review Exhibition in Marlborough

Annual Art ReviewWe are delighted to announce that the St Mary's Calne Art Annual Review exhibition will take place at White Horse Bookshop in Marlborough from Tuesday 5th to Sunday 31st December, 2017.

Girls attend National Portfolio Day in Paris

Parsons Paris On 18th November, Eliza and I (LVI Form) attended a Parsons Portfolio Day in Paris. The event was located at the Parsons New School, an addition to Parsons in New York but based in France.

Accolades from The Arts Society

Nadia Ashbridge Art Congratulations to former UVI Form girl, Nadia (2017 Leaver) who, earlier in the year, had her artwork selected by a regional member of the Arts Society for review by their London Panel (for consideration for exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London).

Pupil wins accolade in international Art competition

Christy Choir - Art Competition Congratulations to UIV pupil, Christy, who has received an ‘honourable mention’ for her artwork submission in the 18th international meeting of juvenile art Evora, Portugal, organised by TEOARTIS gallery and Camara Municipal of Evora.

Visiting Artist inspires girls

Thedra ArtistEnrichment Week saw Houston-based artist Thedra Cullar-Ledford joining us in the Art Department. Thedra is a mixed media artist whose work relates to her own life experiences.

Inspirational Lecture by Vanessa Arelle

Vanessa Arelle LectureOn Tuesday 3rd October, we listened to an engaging lecture from Vanessa Arelle, a Cultural & Creative Director, Strategic Advisor, Cultural Attaché and Art Collector.