“Scripps gave me the necessary skills to pursue my own career path in the arts with confidence.”
“My professors at Scripps and the greater 5Cs instilled the confidence in me to continue my art historical studies and pursue a career in the art world.”
“I chose to go to Scripps in part because of its art history program. I also chose to enroll because I knew that I would graduate from Scripps a self-assured, driven young woman, equipped for whatever followed.”
The strength of the Scripps alumnae community has been one of the strongest influences in Valérie’s career. She considers the ever-impressive support of Scripps’ graduates a priceless asset to the college and its students, both in university and beyond.
“Now working in the museum field, I have a strong foundation in art. Scripps classes and seminars emphasized discourse and critique, which strengthened communication skills that I use every day.”
Hannie’s interest in the arts was supported and encouraged during her four years at Scripps by several amazing professors. Her experiences on and off campus were extremely valuable and helped her return and to continue working in the arts.
During her years at Scripps, Jessica interned at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery as a part of the Wilson Internship Program. She is currently an associate at First Republic Bank in New York, where she works with many art world clients, including artists, galleries, collectors, foundations, and not-for-profit organizations.
At the Courtauld Institute, Caitlin worked as a research assistant at the Courtauld’s Research Forum, where she presented her findings on the archives of the Victorian collector Thomas Gambier Parry. She completed her degree in 2006 with an emphasis on Victorian art after 1860.
Veronica’s strong interest in both fashion and art history led her to explore the connections between the two subjects in her course work. Her degree in art history provided a strong foundation for her continued pursuit of visual literacy and helped her develop a critical eye for aesthetics.
“My exposure to artistic theory and criticism at Scripps has provided me with a strong foundation for the study of art history. This, along with the guidance from Professors Mary MacNaughton and Bruce Coats, prepared me well to pursue my Masters at Christie’s in New York.”