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Secrets in a Democracy

Bound up in such concepts as sacredness, intimacy, danger, and the forbidden, secrecy is something familiar to all of us. Commonly we perceive secrets as guilty, conspiratorial, or pathological, forgetting that secrets can also protect our identity, intentions, actions, and property.

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Scripps Senior Exhibition 2009

Opening at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery on the Scripps College campus on May 1st, this year’s annual senior art exhibition entitled “All Cats are Grey in the Dark” features the creative work of a dozen talented Scripps art majors.

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Ceramic Annual 2009: 65th Scripps Ceramic Annual

Assistant Professor of Ceramics Adam Davis steps in as guest curator of the college’s 65th Ceramic Annual. Davis received his MFA from the University of Arizona in 1999 and since then has worked in residency at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia, the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana, and, most recently, […]

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Place in Time

“Place in Time: Contemporary Landscapes” is a collection of works in which such artists explore the unusual intersection of site and memory.

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Performing the Book

Guest curator and Professor of Art Kitty Maryatt says of the exhibition, “Contemporary artists’ books on exhibit at the Williamson Gallery invite the viewer to react and decipher visual and textual cues on display. There are slyly straightforward, verbally rich tomes, architectural and archaeological constructions, books with painterly calligraphic gestures, alphabetic type explosions, and colorful […]

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Recent Acquisitions

With a steady stream of new works coming to the collection over the last twelve months, the time is right for the Williamson Gallery to present its Recent Acquisitions Exhibit, which will open June 9 and run through July 25. The best of the works acquired during the 2007-2008 year will be displayed, and a […]

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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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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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