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.
In 2005, a new group of American collectors speculating on contemporary art emerged to the forefront of the art market, raising the value of relatively unknown artists at the time. Molly Concannon shows five years later, there is no artist, gallery or museum that has not been greatly affected by the decisions made by this speculative group of investors.
Alexis Vaughn ’10 discusses her art exhibition entry, “California’s Second Gold Rush,” which highlights the nostalgia and transformative powers of Southern California’s citrus industry.
Melinda March ’10 talks about the evolution of her Senior Art exhibition on display at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.
Lauren Orme ’10 guides the viewer through an outdoor art installation recreating the mesas and landscapes of her home in Arizona – land she’s personally affected by and attached to.
Jennifer Cohen ’10 discusses her art exhibition entry and how it tackles the perception of spaces and places in the places she’s lived – Northern California, Scripps College, and Rome, Italy.
As part of the Senior Art Exhibition, Rachel Edwards ’10 cataloged and photographed every item she owned and projected it onto the wall of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery!
The first sculpture installed in Scripps College’s new sculpture garden, Swing Low: Harriet Tubman Memorial, 2007, created by Scripps College alumna Alison Saar, was dedicated on Harriet Tubman Day, March 10, 2010, in front of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. The sculpture garden is located on the Millard Sheets Art Center grounds surrounding Bixby Court.
This year’s guest curator is ceramicist Phyllis Green, who has taught Ceramics at University of Southern California, Loyola Marymount, and University of Colorado Boulder. She has selected ceramic artists who will collaborate with artists working in new media.