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Alison Saar

Alison Saar: “Mirror, Mirror”, 2006. Bronze. 16 x 18 inches. Gift of Alison Saar ’78.

In 2000, Saar’s work was shown alongside that of her sister, Lezley, at the Williamson Gallery. Her work continues to be exhibited at institutions across the county: she is represented by the Phyllis Kind Gallery in New York and Jan Baum Gallery in Los Angeles, and her work is included in the permanent collections at […]

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Tsukioka Kogyo

Tsukioka Kogyo: “100 Noh Plays: Nue”, 1922-25. Ink on paper. 15 x 10 1/8 inches. Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures.

Kogyo is best known for his prints of Noh actors, and did a series called Nohgaku Hyakuban (One Hundred Noh Plays). This subject of this print is a monster that terrorized the imperial palace at night.

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2008 Ceramic Annual

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.

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Ceramic Annual 2008: 64th Scripps Ceramic Annual

For sixty-four years the Scripps Ceramic Annual has been featuring new directions in ceramics. 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.

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LA Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a city where the imagination is highly valued. The exhibition “LA Live” presents current works by artists active in Los Angeles, who explore both real and imagined worlds in a wide range of media.

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Millard Sheets: The Scripps Years, 1932-1955

The exhibition features paintings and works on paper by artist Millard Sheets (1907-1989), who in the 1930s emerged as a leader of the “California Style” of watercolor painting and, in the next two decades, expanded his artistic processes to oil, acrylic and mosaic design. The opening reception, to be held at the Gallery on September […]

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Past Exhibitions, 1999 to 2007

A summary of exhibitions at the Williamson Gallery from 1999 to 2007.

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Victoria Sheldon

After graduating from Scripps College this Santa Cruz California native founded V.C.Torias, Inc. and has been designing its line of hand-painted women’s clothing for 15 years. In a small boutique in Northern California, Sheldon pioneered the concept of “art to wear”.

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