Department of Art (page 2)

May 10, 2021

In the Media: Ken Gonzales-Day Discusses California’s History of Lynchings in Los Angeles Times

Ken Gonzales-Day, Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and professor of art, discussed California’s history of lynchings in the Los Angeles Times. Gonzales-Day has learned of at least 350 people, the majority of them Latinx, who were lynched in California.

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May 7, 2021

Senior Art and Media Studies Seniors Present Abstract Media in Historic LA Chinatown

The annual senior art exhibition is the capstone of the Scripps College studio art major. Seniors create original works of art, conceptualize an exhibition, install their pieces, draft artist statements and wall texts, and publicize the event as part of their senior theses.

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April 21, 2021

In the Media: LAist Highlights Bruce Coats’ Upcoming Lecture on The Tale of Genji

Bruce Coats, professor of art history and the humanities, Suzanne Ely Muchnic ’62 and Paul D. Muchnic Endowed Professor, and director of the Clark Humanities Museum, will discuss The Tale of Genji at a virtual event hosted by the Huntington Library, LAist reported.

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March 29, 2021

In the Media: New York Times Highlights Ken Gonzales-Day’s “Profiled” Exhibition

The New York Times highlighted Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s exhibition, “Profiled,” on display at Playwrights Horizons.

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March 2, 2021

Ken Gonzales-Day’s Profiled Project on Display at Playwrights Horizons

Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s project, Profiled, is on view at Playwrights Horizons through April 5, 2021.

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March 1, 2021

Tia Blassingame Discusses Art, Activism and Student Work in University of California, Santa Barbara Book Arts Presentation

Assistant Professor of Art Tia Blassingame discussed art, activism and student work in a virtual book arts presentation at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During the webinar, she shared activism-centered projects that Scripps students created during her book arts course last summer.

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February 15, 2021

In the Media: Samella Lewis Earns College Art Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, ARTnews Reports

Professor Emerita of Art History Samella Lewis received the 2021 College Art Association’s Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement, ARTnews reported.

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December 9, 2020

Core III Students Examine Photographic Truth in Clark Humanities Museum Virtual Exhibition

Subjects/Objects: A Critical Look at Photographic Truth is now on display as a virtual exhibition at the Clark Humanities Museum. Sophomores Gillian Bell, Chloe Boxer, Molly Bradshaw, Madeleine Callan, Margo Collazo, Katie Eu, Anna Horne, Tsion Mamo, Vivian Monteiro, Emma Sar, and Aanya Subramaniam curated the exhibition as part of Fletcher Jones Chair in Art and Professor of Art Ken Gonzales-Day’s Core III class.

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June 16, 2020

“Quick Bite of Art” Summer Series

Since joining Scripps as Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Curator of Academic Programs and Collections, Meher McArthur has been serving up 15-minute talks on a single work of art from the College’s permanent collection in her “Quick Bite of Art” lunchtime series of object-based talks. “Even though we are all at home now, we can still get to know the artwork in the Scripps collection,” says McArthur.

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May 27, 2020

Hope Springs Eternal: Graffiti Wall Artist Tori Smith ’20

Victoria (Tori) Smith remembers when she first came to Scripps: It was a campus tour in the spring of 2016, and she recalls being irrevocably drawn to the diversity of thought and style of Scripps students and to the unparalleled beauty of campus. “Part of the tour included a visit to Graffiti Wall, and I remember thinking, ‘Wouldn’t it be amazing if I could paint my class’s mural—if I could be a part of making Scripps history?’”

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