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Electoral College: SCC Votes on Additions to Collections

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SCC members voted to include new works in photography, ceramics (17th c. and 18th c. Japanese and modern) and sculpture to the College’s collection of artworks.

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Highlights of the Collection: Vaea Marx, Plate

Vaea Marx, Plate, 1966, Stoneware, 15 x15 x2 ¾ in., Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer, Scripps College

A member of the French Resistance in WWII and later a cowboy in Australia, Marx studied ceramics in Japan and had a significant impact on the mid-20th century movement to take clay into the arena of fine art.

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Collective Bargaining: SCC Votes to Add to Scripps Collection

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SCC members voted to include photography, prints, a Japanese theater costume, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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The Familiar and the Indefinable in Clay: The 71st Ceramic Annual

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The Scripps College Ceramic Annual, the longest continuous exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States, will open for its 71st year on Jan. 24, 2015, with works that “hint at the familiar and steer towards the indefinable.”

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Celebrating 70 Years of the Scripps Ceramic Annual – January 25 through April 6

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Scripps celebrates the seventieth year of the Ceramic Annual by presenting the works of its artist curators, from the Annual’s earliest days in World War II to the present.

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Journeys End in Art Lovers’ Meeting: The Annual Scripps Collectors’ Circle

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The conservation of the Shakespeare reliefs on campus was one project that received financial support at the annual meeting of the Scripps Collectors’ Circle. Members also voted to include photography, Japanese paintings, ceramics and artists’ books to the College’s collection of artworks.

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Serendipity: Paul Soldner, Artist and Provocateur

Paul Soldner with brush

In honor of Paul Soldner (1921-2011), Emeritus Professor of Ceramics at Scripps for more than three decades, until his retirement in 1991, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery presents the exhibition “Paul Soldner At Scripps.” The exhibition will illuminate his creative life as an artist and teacher, featuring many works he made at Scripps, when he […]

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Tiles and Smiles

Yesterday all of the interns, along with Curator of Visual Resources John Trendler, went to the First Street Gallery Art Center in Claremont for a tile-making workshop.First Street Gallery Art Center is a non-profit program of the Tierra del Sol Foundation, which serves adults with developmental disabilities in the San Fernando and San Gabriel/Pomona Valleys. […]

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Free Throwing

At about 3 o’clock today, all of us stopped working-for me, this meant putting down my research on Anne Brigman, the Pictorialist photographer- and we went over to the Ceramics studio.Since Patricia, Zoe and Mary had already thrown in the studio when Rody and I were on our field trips, they went in to trim […]

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