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Alison Saar ’78

“I’d have to say my most valued tools acquired from Scripps are my writing skills. Through writing, I have been able to verbalize my ideas to others and myself, in a clear and artful manner.”

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Lisa Adams ’77

“From the age of ten I knew that I would be a professional artist and the truth is that Scripps College is fundamentally responsible for launching my accomplishments in the Arts.”

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Christina McPhee ’76

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Christina McPhee is among the Scripps College Lois Langland Alumnae-in-Residence, and lives and works in central coast California.

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Diana DuPont ’75

“My education at Scripps was about at state of mind as much as it was about outstanding classes, professors, and fellow students. Scripps provided a highly stimulating yet nurturing academic and social environment that encouraged self-confidence and a belief on the part of students that we were capable of anything to which we set our […]

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Pauline Sugino ’75

Whether it’s escorting Japanese ukiyoe prints to Japan for exhibition, assisting visiting curators from Asia or examining new acquisitions, Pauline has a fascinating career in the arts which also answers her mother’s question, “What are you going to do as an art major?”

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Laura McCallum ’74

ARTIST, HEAD OF THE VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT, THE SPENCE SCHOOL, NEW YORK   “I was drawn to art from a young age, but it was not until I came to Scripps that I could follow these interests. I thrived at Scripps. Teachers encouraged me to explore, question and delve into everything I studied. I learned to […]

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Angela de Mott ’71

I hand build asymmetrical vessels. Sculpturally, their form is simple and organic, pushing the limits with their thin walls. My influences include the glazes of ancient East Asian and Persian ceramics, as well as the aesthetics of modernism. They are raku and luster fired.

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Mary Davis MacNaughton ’70

Mary MacNaughton is Director of the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery and Associate Professor of Art History at Scripps. In 2001 she received the Southern California ArtTable Distinguished Women in the Arts Award.

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Susan Ball ’69

“Leading a national arts and humanities organization with over 15,000 members has been a challenge. I am continually grateful to Scripps not only for giving me a broad background in the arts and humanities, but also for demanding solid, analytical thinking.”

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Suzanne Muchnic ’62

“It’s impossible to imagine working as an art critic, reporter, and feature writer for a major urban newspaper without the kind of background Scripps provided. Just as no academic course stood alone in my Scripps years, no art world event can be isolated from the larger cultural sphere.”

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