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Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold: Untitled, 2005

Ringgold is widely known as the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book, Tar Beach, which tells the story of young Cassie Louise Lightfoot, a character modeled after Ringgold herself, whose family spends the hot summer nights on the rooftop of its Harlem apartment building. Cassie dreams of flying over the city to be […]

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Scripps Senior Exhibition 2008

Senior studio art majors create a final project that is the culminating work of their study of art at Scripps. They exhibit this work in a senior exhibition that they plan themselves, including producing and installing the works, writing statements and preparing publicity.

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Joyce Campbell

Joyce Campbell: “Last Light: Pressure Ridge, Scott Base, Antarctica, 2006,” 2006/2007. Silver gelatin print on Paper. Scripps College. Purchase made possible by the Jean and Arthur Ames Fund.

In 2005, Joyce Campbell, an interdisciplinary artist coming out of sculpture and most recognized for her photography, taught as a guest professor at Scripps College in 2005 and participated in the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s tri-annual Faculty Exhibition. Campbell, a native of New Zealand, received her Bachelor in Fine Arts in 1992 from Canterbury University […]

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Elizabeth Turk

“Untitled #7,” 2007. Graphite on vellum. 38 x 53 inches. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robbins.

Elizabethan ruffs, the intricate patterns of lace, as well as natural and corporal imagery, from spider webs to the human skeletal system, were the inspiration for the delicately carved and intricately designed collars, each sculpted from a 400-pound block of Sivec or Carrara marble. These scientific yet natural studies serve as representations of articles of […]

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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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