Art

Hidden Worlds

June 12, 2019

Using some powerful and emotive sculpture, Truro School art students have been exposing the impact that pollution from plastic and waste has on our deep-sea habitats and sea...

Bethany Whell wins prestigious LARA prize

June 3, 2019

Congratulations to budding artist Beth Whell who recently won the The London Atelier of Representational Art (LARA) Young Artist...

The spring exhibition at The Heseltine Gallery, Truro

March 25, 2019

The Spring exhibition at The Heseltine Gallery, Truro, showcases the glorious colour of one of Cornwall’s leading painters, Ashley Hanson. His sensuous, enigmatic, canvases, painterly responses to place and the novel, blur the borders between fact and fiction, abstraction and...

Jewellery Making Activities

March 15, 2019

Boys and girls have had the opportunity to explore different silver smithing techniques and create some beautiful hand-made...

Students draw inspiration from the Heseltine Gallery’s exhibition

March 15, 2019

Both students and visitors have been drawing inspiration from the Heseltine Gallery’s current exhibition, which uses the abstraction of dance and physical movement to translate the sounds into gesture, then gesture into a purely visual...

Millie Macdonald holds private viewing of Chāi Nà

January 29, 2019

Upper Sixth student, Millie Macdonald, holds a private viewing and reception to celebrate the opening night of her art installation, Chāi...

Millie Macdonald prepares for her exhibition – Chāi Nà

January 18, 2019

Talented Upper Sixth student, Millie Macdonald, is preparing for the private viewing of her exhibition Chāi...

Year 6 get creative with glass

January 14, 2019

Truro Prep’s Year 6 pupils have been busy taking part in a glass...

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...