Category: Art

New Artist in Residence

5th November 2020

Miss Emma Trussler has joined the King Edward’s Witley Art Department as Artist in Residence. Miss Trussler was a pupil at King Edward’s before completing her Foundation Art course at Chelsea College of Art, University of London Art. Achieving a BA in Surface Design at London College of Communication, University of Arts London and a MA in Design Fashion…

Roche Court Art Trip

28th September 2020

On Monday 28th September, our 5th Form went on a trip to the local Roche Court gallery. “The weather was again on our side to visit such a beautiful space tucked away in such a stunning location, there was so much to see throughout the day, with pupils really engaging and getting involved with each…

Watts Gallery Art Trip

22nd September 2020

On Tuesday 22nd September, we visited the Watts Gallery, and it absolutely lived up to its name. The grounds and galleries were beautiful with the weather on our side. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their day, looking at all exhibitions that were on offer that day, we also had the wonderful opportunity to take a look…

Kindness and Community Art Project

24th June 2020

The Kindness and Community Art Project was established by our Art Department in May when the Covid-19 pandemic forced our School into lockdown. It was a new initiative that aimed to utilize and take advantage of art’s healing powers. The project provided an opportunity for pupils from both King Edward’s Witley and Barrow Hills School…

IB Art Exhibition

23rd March 2020

Edwina Keary, a talented Upper Sixth Form IB pupil from Guildford, had been due to receive a prestigious award from the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and exhibit her painting ‘Girl in Wood’ at Mansion House this month.  However, due to the COVID-19 situation, the presentation has sadly had to be cancelled.  Always her passion to…

Art Scholars’ Exhibition – Pushing Boundaries

12th February 2020

Pushing Boundaries My approach with the pupils during activity time has been quite specific. I drew on my own experiences of being at school. I remember how rich and varied my education was, but I found it difficult to genuinely express myself. There was so much to process, learn and demonstrate with the added pressure…

Photography Workshop hosted by Old Witleian

10th February 2020

Old Witleian Yeshen Venema (Grafton 1998) returned to school on Saturday 8th February to talk about the career he has carved out for himself in product photography and to share his expertise in a practical workshop for Upper School art pupils. Yeshen, who owns his own studio in London, specialises in supporting individual crafts people…

Art trip to London Galleries

5th February 2020

Pupils from the 5th and 6th Form studying Art, travelled up to the Royal Academy and Tate Modern at the beginning February for an inspirational, cultural and colourful day out. Eclectic and vibrant, the Art on display was a mix of both traditional and contemporary work. The exhibitions the group visited included the new Picasso…

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