Ashbourne College art students win big at ‘Art on Show’ competition

July 22, 2017

We are proud to announce that three of Ashbourne’s talented artists have been awarded prizes from Kensington and Chelsea’s Schools ‘Art on Show’ competition. Mai Doud, Elena Biryula and Armand Daniaud are Fine Art students that range dynamically in style and approach, and it’s this array of artwork which is a perfect example of the genuine creativity and individuality that characterises Ashbourne’s Art Department. From London Cityscapes to Dystopian expressions of Isolation, our students have managed to stand out with their own individual interests and ideas. The competition annually invites students aged 3-18 from the local Borough’s schools and colleges Continue Reading →

Ashbourne A level art students win Leighton House prizes!

June 10, 2015

This is an exciting time of year for A level art students at Ashbourne. We hosted our annual art and design exhibition last week, which was a huge success. This week is even more special, as a select few students prepare to exhibit their work at the Leighton House Museum. We have 5 students who will be part of the exhibition, which opens this week. Congratulations to Lidia, Nazurah, Muxue, Amy and Yilang who were all selected to be part of this year’s exhibition!

The inspiration behind our student art exhibition pieces

March 19, 2015

Don’t miss your chance to see our amazing student artwork exhibition on Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd March at the Troubadour Cafe Gallery, 265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 9JA Here are some of the pieces that will be part of the exhibition, with a few words from the student about what inspired them. Anastasia The choice of a diptych format with horizontal emphasis could be explained by the desire to recall lifting cranes and chimneys viewed from the window in the mind of the viewer. The composition is abstracted but certain techniques, such as decalcomania, collage, and Continue Reading →

Lawrence Quigley & Edward Beale exhibition at Whittington Fine Art

March 9, 2015

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to see artwork by our very own Lawrence Quigley as part of a breathtaking exhibition at Whittington Fine Art. Part of a two man show, Lawrie will be showing his work alongside fellow leading British artist Edward Beale. Where: Whittington Fine Art Gallery in Henley-on-Thames, 26-28 Hart Street, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire. RG9 2AU When: Until Saturday 14th March

Ashbourne College Art Students Win Leighton House Museum Prizes

June 18, 2014

There is no shortage of talent among the art students here at Ashbourne College! Caroline Cheung, Thy Nguyen and Lidia Makarova were all selected at a recent prize giving event at Leighton House Museum. We couldn’t be more proud. Congratulations to you all!   This drawing by Caroline Cheung was selected for the main prize     This painting by Lidia Makarova was also selected for an award     This is Thy Nguyen with her painting that received a Leighton Highly Commended certificate  

Weekend Events in London: Feb. 28 – Mar. 2

February 28, 2014

Hi Ashers! Another week goes by with new events in London to check out! Got a great event to add? Let us know in the comments! Bailey’s Stardust Exhibition Where: National Portrait Gallery When: Until June 1st Discover new portraits by international photographer David Bailey in this new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. These thought-provoking photographs include both the famous and anonymous in striking views. The rooms take you through Australia, East Africa and around the world in over 250 photographs personally selected and printed by Bailey. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to be inspired for your A level Continue Reading →