Denatured Nature, guest-curated by Virginia Scotchie, professor of art and head of ceramics at the University of South Carolina, focuses on contemporary artists who transform the natural qualities of the familiar.
Anger, passion, love, power: all words associated with the color red. Across time and culture, red has played an influential role in art. The Ruth Chandler Williamson Wilson and Turk interns present Searching for the Perfect Red: Selections from the Scripps College Collections, an exhibition showcasing work from around the globe that radiate the [...]
Featured in this exhibition are a rich array of woodblock prints by many of Japan’s leading artists on “The Tale of Genji,” which was written over 1,000 years ago by the Japanese court lady, Murasaki Shikibu,, and which has proven to be a great influence on Japanese culture.
In honor of Dr. Samella Lewis, Professor Emerita of Scripps College, this exhibition featured works from the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection at Scripps College and the personal collection of Samella Lewis. It focused on images by African American artists and other artists who address the African American experience.
Accompanying the African American Visions exhibition is a catalog, which highlights works from the exhibition that are paired with short essays on the works, in large part written by the faculty of Scripps. An excerpt from the catalog on a recent gift to Scripps College follows.
Ten senior art majors at Scripps College have the opportunity to display their works in the final exhibition at the Williamson Gallery of the 2011-2012 year.
The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College was pleased to have been chosen to be an integral participant in the Getty Pacific Standard Time initiative. In addition to our participation in the initiative, many pieces from our extensive collection were on view at a variety of the exhibitions connected with Pacific Standard Time.
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 developed his distinctive approaches to raku and salt-fired ceramics.
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.