Alumnae in the Visual Arts

July 1, 2021

Tara Contractor ’13

The four years I spent working at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery were as essential a part of my Scripps education as any of my classes. I’ve worked at a number of other arts institutions since graduating, but nowhere else exposed me to so many different kinds of art world experiences.

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February 16, 2021

Marielle Epstein ’18

Marielle Epstein ’18 is Department Coordinator for the Couture and Luxury Accessories and Asian Works of Art departments at Hindman Auctions. “My role enables me to engage hands-on with amazing objects and their markets, and I am so pleased that the foundation I built at Scripps is so closely tied to my work every day.”

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December 21, 2020

Marin Sarvé-Tarr ’08

Marin Sarvé-Tarr is currently an assistant curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Chloe Bazlen ’18

My interest in feminist theory, undoubtedly fostered at Scripps, led me to focus on feminist art history. I am passionate about uncovering archival research on women artists and rediscovering their forgotten lives.

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December 4, 2020

Alexandra (Ali) Bush ’19

My decision to focus on fashion history has proven to be an invaluable step in my career because the study of fashion allows me to explore all the mediums I have always loved: film, photography, magazines, and even vintage album covers.

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December 3, 2020

Sophie Forman ’13

I couldn’t have gotten to where I am now without my Scripps education, which taught me to think critically and pushed me beyond just “what does it look like.”

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November 10, 2020

Josephine Ren ’19

“Scripps’ art conservation major is unique and interdisciplinary, and I highly recommend it to anyone interested in the intersection of art, science, and cultural heritage.”

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October 28, 2020

Katie Shulman ’15

Katie Shulman ’15 is passionate about conservation outreach and engaging and inspiring students through museum and community programs. “Please reach out if you’re interested in pursuing conservation!”

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June 1, 2020

Madeline Helland ’18

Madeline Helland ’18 describes how the courses at Scripps in book arts and conservation, along with internships at Scripps and outside the College, assisted her in obtaining her current position.

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April 11, 2020

Linda Lewis Kramer ’59

Linda Lewis Kramer describes her long career in the visual arts after studies at Scripps College and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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