Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery (page 3)

February 3, 2022

Scripps College’s 77th Ceramic Annual Opens February 5

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery will host Scripps College’s 77th Ceramic Annual, the longest ongoing exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation, from February 5–April 17, 2022. The exhibition, curated by Petaluma-based visual artist Ashwini Bhat, is free and open to the public.

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November 19, 2021

LA Edge Exhibition Features Work from Art and Media Studies Faculty

On October 30, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery opened the second half of LA Edge, a two-part exhibition showcasing the work of Scripps faculty from the departments of art and media studies.

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October 8, 2021

Scripps Alums Combine Business with Art to Craft Their Dream Careers

From the time Marielle Epstein ’18 first set foot on the Scripps campus, she knew what she wanted to study: fashion history. But figuring out how to craft a career out of a seemingly niche interest was a tougher question.

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April 5, 2021

In the Media: Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery Ukiyo-e Prints on Display at JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles, Spectrum 1 Reports

More than 60 Japanese ukiyo-e prints from the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery collection are now on display as part of JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles’ “Nature/Supernature” exhibition, Spectrum 1 reported. Scripps will partner with JAPAN HOUSE, Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for an April 19, 2021, event that explores the collection’s themes.

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January 28, 2021

SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art on Exhibition

Drawn from Scripps College’s abundant collections of Japanese paintings, prints, ceramics, lacquer wares, metalwork, and textiles, the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s (RCWG) latest exhibition, SHIKI: Four Seasons in Japanese Art, celebrates the power of nature and its beauty as it unfolds throughout the year.

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November 24, 2020

An Artist in Her Own Right: Françoise Gilot Turns 99

Artist Françoise Gilot has quite possibly seen it all. She was kept as a teenage hostage under city arrest during the Nazi occupation of Paris, studied dance with a protégée of Isadora Duncan, and took morning walks with Gertrude Stein—all before the age of 25. Now, on November 26 of another turbulent year, Gilot will celebrate her 99th birthday.

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September 8, 2020

In the Media: Meher McArthur Previews Alison Saar ’78’s Upcoming Exhibitions for KCET

Meher McArthur, Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler curator of academic programs and collections at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, previewed three of Alison Saar ’78’s upcoming Los Angeles-area exhibitions for KCET. McArthur described Saar as “an unstoppable force in the world of art.”

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September 3, 2020

Alison Saar Returns Home with Scripps Presents and Gallery Exhibition

Perhaps you can go home again, after all: Scripps celebrates the return of alumna Alison Saar ’78, renowned sculptor and printmaker, this fall in Mirror, Mirror, The Prints of Alison Saar, from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Saar, who unflinchingly confronts race and gender with a mix of bitter humor and tenderness, doesn’t confine her prints to paper.

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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 22, 2020

The Back Story: Gallery Interns Offer New Perspective on Great Depression

Student interns at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery wear many hats. During their 2019–20 internships, Ludwig intern Annabel Lind ’22 and Turk intern Miriam Bankier ’20 helped organize the sprawling archives of the gallery’s permanent collection, assisted with the College’s 76th Ceramic Annual (the longest running ceramics show in the country), and curated their own exhibition from the collection.

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