Alumnae in the Visual Arts (page 4)

August 10, 2011

Valérie C. Whitacre ’08

The strength of the Scripps alumnae community has been one of the strongest influences in Valérie’s career. She considers the ever-impressive support of Scripps’ graduates a priceless asset to the college and its students, both in university and beyond.

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August 9, 2011

Nicole Frazer ’07

“Now working in the museum field, I have a strong foundation in art. Scripps classes and seminars emphasized discourse and critique, which strengthened communication skills that I use every day.”

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August 8, 2011

Han-Yuan “Hannie” Chia ’06

Hannie’s interest in the arts was supported and encouraged during her four years at Scripps by several amazing professors. Her experiences on and off campus were extremely valuable and helped her return and to continue working in the arts.

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August 7, 2011

Jessica Duffett ’06

During her years at Scripps, Jessica interned at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery as a part of the Wilson Internship Program. She is currently an associate at First Republic Bank in New York, where she works with many art world clients, including artists, galleries, collectors, foundations, and not-for-profit organizations.

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August 6, 2011

Caitlin Silberman ’06

At the Courtauld Institute, Caitlin worked as a research assistant at the Courtauld’s Research Forum, where she presented her findings on the archives of the Victorian collector Thomas Gambier Parry. She completed her degree in 2006 with an emphasis on Victorian art after 1860.

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Veronica Gledhill ’06

Veronica’s strong interest in both fashion and art history led her to explore the connections between the two subjects in her course work. Her degree in art history provided a strong foundation for her continued pursuit of visual literacy and helped her develop a critical eye for aesthetics.

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August 5, 2011

Vaughn Massey ’03

“My exposure to artistic theory and criticism at Scripps has provided me with a strong foundation for the study of art history. This, along with the guidance from Professors Mary MacNaughton and Bruce Coats, prepared me well to pursue my Masters at Christie’s in New York.”

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August 4, 2011

Emily Waldorf ’03

In 2008, Emily launched a successful website and newsletter, ArtsÉtoile, with a focus on art, culture, and lifestyle. In addition to writing and editing content for ArtsÉtoile, Emily has contributed to Los Angeles Confidential, ForYourArt, Decorati, and ArtWeLove.

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August 3, 2011

Ellie Irons ’03

“My Scripps education gave me the opportunity to develop as an artist in a richly interdisciplinary environment, where I had in depth exposure to the sciences, studio art and art history.”

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Lisa Durow ’03

“The wonderfully dense knowledge and eclectic experience I accrued during my attendance at Scripps College continues to inspire me to trust and follow my instincts, to pursue all interests and curiosities that speak to me on a personal level, and to simply enjoy the rich rewards the world has to offer me.”

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