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

January 25-April 6, 2014

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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Focus on Photographs: Building a Collection at Scripps

October 26-December 15, 2013

Focus on Photographs: Building Photograph Collections at Scripps features some of the finest photographs in the Scripps Collection.

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Chasing Daylight: Philip Latimer Dike, August 31 – October 13

August 31-October 13, 2013

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Denatured Nature: Scripps College 69th Ceramic Annual, January 26 – April 7, 2013

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.

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Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints

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.

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African-American Visions

African-American Visions: Selections from the Samella Lewis Collections

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.

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Scripps 2012 Senior Art Exhibition

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.

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Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price, and Peter Voulkos, 1956-1968

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.

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Serendipity: Paul Soldner, Artist and Provocateur

Paul Soldner with brush

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.

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Art Pix #1: Streetview: A Spectrum in Black and White

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.

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