Bruton School for Girls is holding an art exhibition to showcase the artwork created by its students, as part of Somerset Arts Week.

Bruton School for Girls Art ExhibitionThe Bruton School for Girls Art Exhibition will run until Saturday 5th October and includes an inspiring selection of drawings, paintings, photography, textiles and mixed media.

As well artworks created by current students under the guidance of the Art Design and Technology teachers, Brian Wyatt and Jess La Trobe Bateman, the exhibition also features the work of former pupils.

Among those taking part are ‘Old GiBruton School for Girls Art Exhibitionrls’ Emma Watts, Jane Riley, Jody Myerscough-Walker and Tallulah Pomeroy, who have gone on to become established artists.

Bruton’s Art Department aims to encourage the creative skills of all the girls; from Preparatory School through to Sixth Form within the Senior School.

Brian Wyatt, Head of Art Design and Technology, said: “We are delighted so many people have visited Bruton School for Girls to see this exhibition and have made such positive comments about the work on display.

“We not only aim to develop traditional fine art drawing and painting skills, but also encourage the imaginative and experimental use of a wide range of processes and media-textiles, printing, mixed media and photography. This can certainly be seen in many of the pieces of art on display,” he added.

Bruton School for Girls Art ExhibitionAmong the visitors to the exhibition has been Phil Simpson, editor of – a website which showcases local creatives and businesses.

“I was very impressed with the exceptionally high standard and variation of artwork on display. It is well worth a visit if you’re in Bruton!” he said.

Bruton School for Girls is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 2 – 7 and a day and boarding school for girls aged 2 – 18.

The Exhibition will be open from 11am – 5pm Monday to Friday this week. On Saturday 5th October there will be an Open Morning from 9.30am – 12.30pm and the exhibition will close at 4pm. To register your interest to attend please contact [email protected] or visit for details.


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