January 26-April 7, 2013
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.
October 27-December 16, 2012
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.
September 1-October 14, 2012
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.
April 28-May 13, 2012
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.
January 21-April 8, 2012
As a participant in the largest collaborative art exhibit ever undertaken in Southern California, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College presented Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price, and Peter Voulkos, 1956–1968 from January 21 through April 8, 2012.
August 27-December 11, 2011
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.
March 21-April 1, 2011
For the first time in the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s history, social media has been used to select the content of an exhibit. Voters selected Helen Levitt’s New York, New York as their favorite work in the Gallery’s permanent collection in a Facebook-based online promotion during early February.
January 22-April 3, 2011
Tim Berg, Assistant Professor of Art at Pitzer College, is the guest curator for the 67th Scripps Ceramic Annual, which is the longest continuous exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States.
October 30-December 19, 2010
As part of a series on leading women artists, the Williamson Gallery is proud to exhibit the first in-depth retrospective of contemporary New York painter Laurie Fendrich. Approximately 60 of her paintings and drawings, from 1990 to the present, will be featured.