Art

Truro School success at the Young Art Cornwall Competition

December 11, 2018

A number of talented students and Art Scholars entered into a new regional art competition and exhibition, held at Tate St...

Lower Sixth students are inspired by art trip

December 4, 2018

The Lower Sixth Art students spent a morning at John Howard’s Print Studios in...

Local artist visits Truro Prep School

November 13, 2018

Some of Truro Prep School’s Year 5 pupils recently took part in a workshop with local artist Tony...

Students prepare for City of Lights

November 2, 2018

We have been busy counting down the days to the City of Lights...

Kober – Heseltine Gallery

October 15, 2018

The fascinating Kober exhibition launched at the Heseltine Gallery last week and runs until 8 December (open Saturday 10:00 – 15:00 and Wednesday 17:00 –...

Art and English students visit the Lizard

September 24, 2018

Truro School’s A Level artists have kick-started their course alongside the English department with their joint annual residential trip. This year the departments visited the Lizard....

Truro School’s budding ceramicists visit Leach Pottery

May 8, 2018

Truro School’s Ceramics Club and members of the Wednesday Afternoon Activity group recently went on a trip to Leach Pottery in St...

5th Year Art Trip to London

November 28, 2017

The 5th Year GCSE Art students recently went on a two-day field trip to London....

The Students of Truro School have been coming together in preparation for this year’s City of Lights

November 15, 2017

With only a week to go until this year’s City of Lights parade the students of Turo Prep School and Truro Senior School have been busy collaborating to make their impressive...

Former pupil selected for the Royal Society of British Art’s ‘Rising Stars’ exhibition

February 21, 2017

Former pupil Patrick Thomas (CO16) was recently selected as one of the Royal Society of British Artists’ (RBA) Scholars of 2017 after submitting his oil painting self-portrait. Patrick’s painting was selected to be one of 22 out of over 280 entries to be displayed in the RBA Rising Stars exhibition in London, hosted by the Royal Overseas League in collaboration with the National Association of Decorative Fine...

India wins ‘Under 18s’ award in Falmouth Art Competition

July 13, 2016

India, a 17-year-old student from Truro School, has defeated stiff competition to be awarded the ‘Under 18s award’ in Falmouth Art Gallery’s ‘Imagine Falmouth’...

Former Student Lynus Lau Exhibits Artwork at Prestigious Event

April 1, 2016

For the second time in as many years Lynus Lau, now a former pupil, has had his work accepted and hung at Lloyds Register Gallery in the City of...

Audience and Identity: Falmouth University

February 8, 2016

    On Wednesday 3 February, the 2nd Year students from the Contemporary Crafts Course at Falmouth University hosted their Private View exhibition of work at Truro School’s Heseltine Gallery. The Audience and Identity Exhibition showcased some outstanding pieces of work which used a huge diverse range of materials and techniques. Gail, the Course Co-ordinator said, “In...

Prep School and Senior School join forces to prepare for City of Lights Festival

November 11, 2015

With just one week to go until the City of Lights parade on Wednesday 18 November, the art students of Truro Prep School and Truro Senior School have been busy in the classroom creating this year’s lantern.   Upholding the theme of Cornish myths and legends, Truro School have based their lantern on the story...

Lower Sixth English and Art students visit Cape Cornwall

October 6, 2015

In September the Art and English departments left Truro School and headed down to Tremenheere Sculpture Garden near Penzance to experience the work of internationally acclaimed sculptors set in an idyllic garden with views over St Michaels Mount. The pupils were particularly enchanted by James Turrell’s stunning manipulation of natural light and space in his...

Malvern Boarding Update – 15 September 2015 – Art Workshop

September 15, 2015

The first, full week of school seems to have passed by in a bit of a blur for the students and staff alike; suffice to say that it has been busy, demanding but also a lot of fun! Please find below our official ‘house photo’ – what a wonderful bunch of girls!   On Wednesday...

Head of Art to Cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats

April 22, 2015

Truro School’s Head of Art, Mr Meads, has this week announced that he will be cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats in aid of the Cornwall Air Ambulance.   Mr Meads’ son, Charlie, will also be joining his dad on the 950 mile journey.   Setting off on Sunday 26 July, the pair will...

Four Truro Students Have Art Displayed at Mall Gallery in London

March 13, 2015

Four exceptional Truro art students are currently having their work displayed at the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) Annual Exhibition 2015 in the Mall Gallery, Central London.   Erin Lee and Lynus Lau from Truro School, along with Stanley Welch and Elisha Keyworth from Truro College, are four of only 20 students across the...

Adventures in Making

January 23, 2015

An exhibition by second year BA (Hons) Comtemporary Crafts students, showcasing work at a mid-point in their studies.   Thursday 29 January – Sunday 15 February, Saturday and Sunday 10.00am – 5.00pm   For more information please visit the Heseltine Gallery...

Truro School Takes Part in Combined Art Workshop

January 22, 2015

Five of Truro School’s GCSE Art pupils took part in a Truro Combined Schools Art workshop this week on Tuesday 20 January. It was held at the Truro High School and along with our five pupils, there were pupils from Truro High School, Penair School, Richard Lander School and the Roseland School. The artist leading...