Here’s a peek at what is planned for the coming year! See what the Gallery is up to:
WOMEN AND PRINT: A Contemporary View
August 30 – October 19, 2014
Opening: September 13, 2014, 7-9 pm
A celebration of the works on paper of a number of women artists. The list includes: J. Catherine Bebout; Anita Bunn; Sophie Calle; Squeak Carnwath; Amy Ellingson; Bernice Ficek-Swenson; Nancy Friese/Laurel Reuter; Monica Furmanski; Ellen Gallagher; Sandy Gellis; Catherine Kernan; Amanda Knowles; Karen Kunc; Sylvia Lark; Nancy Macko; Julie Mehretu; Karen Oremus; Ruby Osorio; Barbara Robertson; Rita Robillard; Paula Roland; Alison Saar; Mary Schina; Alyson Shotz; Pat Steir; Michelle Stuart; Sherrie Wolf.
Women and Print Symposium: September 13, 2014, Boone Recital Hall, 3 – 5 p.m. “Digital Technologies and Printmaking,” including artists J. Catherine Bebout, Bernice Ficek-Swenson, Nancy Friese, and Rita Robillard; and moderated by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print. Funded by the Class of ’42. That evening, from 7 to 9 pm, the opening will be held, with light refreshments and music, at the Gallery.
SCRIPPS FACULTY EXHIBITION
November 1 – December 14, 2014
Opening: November 1, 7 – 9 pm
Scripps College’s art faculty is composed of renowned artists, whose works are in the collections of major museums throughout the world. In this exhibition, we feature the artistic vision of the artists who teach at Scripps.
71st SCRIPPS CERAMIC ANNUAL
January 24 – April 5, 2015
Opening: January 24, 2015, 7 to 9 pm
Lecture: Jan. 24, 4 to 5 pm, Humanities Auditorium
The Scripps College Ceramic Annual opens for its 71st consecutive year on Saturday, Jan 24th at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. The exhibition’s curator is Julia Haft-Candell. Artists are: Nicole Cherubini. Jessica Hans, Jun Kaneko, Linda Lopez, Anton Rejinders, Brie Ruals, Kathleen Ryan, and Betty Woodman. On January 24, a special lecture at the Scripps Humanities Auditorium from 4 to 5 pm will be followed by the opening reception, with live music and light refreshments, from 7-9 p.m. at the Williamson Gallery. This event is free and open to the public.
The Jean and Arthur Ames Fund, the Pasadena Art Alliance, and the Paul Soldner Endowment at Scripps College support the exhibition and catalog. Thanks also go to Kirk Delman, David Furman, the Joan and David Lincoln Endowment, John Regan, and Skutt Ceramic Products, Inc.
Scripps Senior Exhibition
May 1–May 17, 2015
Opening: May 1, 7-9 pm
An annual exhibition of final thesis projects created by graduating studio art majors, the Senior Art Show is the culmination of the studio art major at Scripps. In addition to producing the works displayed, seniors conceptualize the show, install their pieces, write artist statements, and design publicity for the exhibition. Works are displayed in the gallery for two weeks, through the end of Commencement. An opening reception will be held in the Bixby Courtyard on Friday, May 1, from 7-9 p.m.
Partially funded by the Ames and Harper Lecture Funds, as part of the Tuesday Noon Academy.
Tuesday Noon Academy Presentations
Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m.
For details call Karen Fagan at (909) 607-8507.
- September 16, Margaret Mathews-Berenson, independent curator, art advisor, critic, and educator, “Nature and the Environment: Preserving Experiences in HybridPrints,” Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m. cosponsored by the Malott Commons and the Ames Fund.
- October 28, Bernice Ficek-Swenson, Professor of Art, University of Wisconsin, River Falls,“Landscape, Memory and Metaphor,” Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m., supported by the Erma O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.
- November 4, Rita Robillard, Professor Emerita, Portland State University, “And then again…riffs on forests and time,” Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 pm, supported by the Erma O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.
- November 11, Eric Doehne, Lecturer in Art Conservation, “Art Crime and Forensic Science: The Case of the Aphrodite and the Kouros.” Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m.
Times and Locations Vary
For details, call the Gallery at (909) 607-3517
- September 12, Barbara Robertson, artist, “The Active Print: Paper Paint, and Animation” Hampton Room, Malott Commons, 12-1 p.m.
- October 1, Dessa Goddard, Vice President, Bonhams, appraiser on Antiques Roadshow, “Challenges in Asian Art Appraising,” Steele 101, 8 p.m. Funded by the Worldbridge Foundation.
- October 2, John Mraz, Research Professor, National University of Mexico (UNAM), “Imaging Identity: Women and Photography in Mexico,” Steele Hall 101, 7:30 p.m.
- October 7, Jerry Podany, Senior Conservator, Department of Antiquities Conservation, the Getty, “In Between ‘Before’ and ‘After’”: The Hidden Interactions within Heritage Conservation” Boone Hall, 8-9 p.m., sponsored by the Ames Fund.
- October 23, Bernice Ficek-Swenson, Professor of Art, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, “Photogravure, History and a Contemporary Perspective,” Steele Hall, 101, 4-5 p.m., supported by the Erma O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Fellowship
- November 6, Rita Robillard, Professor Emerita, Portland State University, “Landscape as Metaphor,” Steele 101, 4 pm, supported by the Erma O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.
- January 26, 2015, Dr. Patricia J. Graham, Independent Consultant and Appraiser of Japanese Arts, “Japanese Design: Aesthetic Components, Cultural Sources, Worldwide Partners,” Steele Hall 101, 7:30 p.m., supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.
- February 9, 2015, Meher McArthur, Asian art scholar, “Lotus Moon: Art by the Buddhist Nun Rengetsu,” Steele Hall 101, 7:30 pm, supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.
- February 23, 2015, Dr. Mary Dusenbury, independent scholar of East Asian textiles, “Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia,” Steele Hall 101, 7:30 pm, supported by the Erma O’Brien Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.
- March 2, 2015, Hollis Goodall, Curator of Japanese Art, LACMA, “Gold on Black: Japanese Lacquer of the Edo and Meiji Eras,” Steele Hall 101, 7:30 pm, supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.
- April 6, 2015, Robert Hori, Urasenke Tea Ceremony Organization, Huntington Gardens, “Arbor of Pure Breeze: The Tea House as a Living Museum,” Steele Hall 101, 7:30 pm, supported by the Jacqueline Avant Lectures in Japanese Art.
These presentations are open to the public and admission is free. Dates are occasionally subject to change.
During exhibitions, the Gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday, from noon to 5 pm.
Image: Yoshu Chikanobu, Great Horseraces at Ueno Park’s Shinobazu Pond Illustrated, 1884, print, 14 1/4 in x 28 in., Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts