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A striking black and white profile portrait of the artist, writer and illustrator Dorothy Burroughes, alumna of the Heatherley School of Fine Art. Her pale, white face and pointed nose are a stark contrast against the black background. Her black hair, in a shingle bob, it's single curl cutting into her cheek as the fringe frames her eye.

Heatherleys Highlight for LGBT+ History Month: Dorothy Burroughes (1883 -1963)

Thursday 01 Feb 2024

  Heatherleys Highlight for LGBT+ Month 2024   Welcome to the first instalment of our series celebrating LGBT+ History Month, dedicated to showcasing the remarkable contributions of our LGBT+ staff, students, and alumni. Explore more highlights on our blog and social media. 👉 Follow us here.   Heatherleys Alumna, Dorothy Burroughes (1883 -1963) – Queer Creatures: Art, […]


Student Highlight: Heatherleys Student Jeannie Taylor wins the Ironbridge Fine Art Printmaker Prize

Thursday 21 Sep 2023

21 September - 1 October 2023

  Heatherleys Student Jeannie Taylor wins the Ironbridge Fine Art Printmaker Prize     Congratulations to Jeannie Taylor who won the Ironbridge Fine Art Printmaker Prize for her print Tiny Dancer IV at the International Original Print Exhibition at Bankside Gallery.     Works selected for this year’s International Original Print Exhibition, an open submission […]


Staff & Student Highlight: Society of Women Artists 162nd Annual Open Exhibition 2023

Tuesday 06 Jun 2023

6 - 10 June 2023

  Staff & Student Highlight: Society of Women Artists 162nd Annual Open Exhibition 2023   The Society of Women Artists presents its 62nd Annual Open Exhibition 2023. Each year a number of Heatherleys staff and students submit their work. This years’ show includes works by Heatherleys tutors Sharon Low and Sarah Jane Moon, student Celia […]

Laura Deacon - Drypoint Print

Heatherleys Exhibition: Summer Printmaking Exhibition

Monday 24 Apr 2023

24 April – 12 May 2023

  Heatherleys presents it’s annual Summer Printmaking Exhibition.   A showcase of work from all our printmaking classes and a special project with students from Chelsea Academy.   Dates Private View Wednesday 17 May 2023 6:00pm – 8:00pm   15 May – 2 June 2023 Open Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm Location The Heatherley School […]


Friday Festive Printmaking

Friday 16 Dec 2022

Some seasonal printing from our Friday Printmaking class with tutor Hilary Daltry RE. Join our Spring 2023 Term here.


Friday Printmaking

Thursday 04 Aug 2022

Student artwork from the 12 Friday Printmaking course led by Hilary Daltry. The course is accessible to the beginner or practiced printmaker. Each week you can try different techniques such as aquatint, drypoint and linocut, with the potential to produce print editions. If you’d like to experiment and explore printmaking, you can sign up for […]

Winners of the Heatherleys Award for Sculpture and the Heatherleys Award for Drawing at the Chelsea Art Society

Chelsea Art Society 73rd Annual Exhibition

Thursday 23 Jun 2022

16 June - 20 June

The Society’s annual Open Art Exhibition in Chelsea This firmly established annual event, has had its home at Chelsea Old Town Hall since 1994. Over 800 paintings and sculptures are shown, selected from more than twice that number. The event attracts not only established artists but also younger artists producing fresh and innovative work. Congratulations […]


Sharon Low – ‘Female Ghosts… and other stories’

Tuesday 09 Oct 2018

8th October - 19th October 2018

Sharon Low’s solo exhibition ‘Female Ghosts….and Other Stories’ will be on display around the school until Friday the 19th of October. Sharon Low | Liú Guó Fěi 劉 國 斐:Female family ghosts… and other stories Female family ghosts (past, present and future) | mǔ hún 母魂 Once upon a time… there was a small child, […]


The Scientist and the Firebrand

Sunday 30 Sep 2018

24 Sep - 08 Oct 2018


Heatherleys Head of Printmaking, Hilary Daltry, has co-curated an exhibition of prints celebrating two women buried in Brompton Cemetery, Jane Wardle and Emmeline Pankhurst. EXHIBITION DATES 24th September – 5th October 2018 (open Monday – Friday 9.30am– 5pm) PRIVATE VIEW Tuesday, 2nd October between 6–8pm Hilary says: “Over the years I have taken my students […]


Hilary Daltry – Print Exhibitions at Brompton Cemetery

Wednesday 25 Jul 2018

Head of Printmaking, Hilary Daltry, has curated 2 exhibitions of work at Brompton Cemetery this month – ‘The Scientist and the Firebrand’ and ‘Inspired by Brompton’. She says ” ‘Inspired by Brompton’ was an exhibition by Heatherleys Printmaking students who have drawn inspiration from Brompton Cemetery. It is the fourth year that The Friends of Brompton […]

Printmaking Master Class 2017

’Printmaking Master Class 2017’

Monday 06 Nov 2017

The prints are outcome of the work with Hilary Daltry over several weeks in our print room (the students 16-18 yearswere studying for GCSE and A level Art). They explored how observational drawings can be translated into print in a creative way with great results!