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Art at Scripps

Art at Scripps

An Individual in the Age of Conformity

The renowned ceramicist and professor writes, in 1957, about finding oneself as an individual, then losing oneself in work.

by Paul Soldner

Explosive History

Restoring an 1851 Colt revolver brings historical insights to an intern at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles

by McKenzie Floyd ’12

Feats of Clay

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery's exhibit "Clay's Tectonic Shift" focuses on three sculptors -- John Mason, Ken Price, and Peter Voulkos -- whose work sent seismic shockwaves through the art world.

by Susan Warmbrunn

The Artful Science

Scripps' art conservation program blends art with science to form a new interdisciplinary major – the only one of its kind on the West Coast.

by Anne Manicke ’12

The Giants of Seal Court

Millard Sheets and the artists he brought to Scripps created an unparalleled program that laid the groundwork for the dynamic art scene that continues today at the College.

by Susan Warmbrunn

The Imagination Lab

The current art program promotes both experimentation and cross-pollination at Scripps, often merging the natural sciences with the creative arts.

by Susan Warmbrunn

The Impresario From Pomona

We look at the background of polymath and art phenomenon Millard Sheets.

Post Scripps

Counting Success, Vote by Vote

To say that 2012's election season seems daunting is a wild understatement. But it helps to think of my former self, the young student on the cusp of college and adulthood, filling out the form that would make me a voter.

by Leslie Martes ’02

Browsing Room

A Tip of the Hat

What people are talking about on campus.

Archibald to lead College advancement team

President Lori Bettison-Varga has announced the appointment of Michael P. "Mike" Archibald as vice president for institutional advancement, effective January 15, 2012.

Birds Duet

How can humans learn to get along? Maybe the answer comes from the simple wren, who might not be as bird-brained as we thought.

Cloisonné Enamels to Enhance Learning

Scripps College will receive nine pieces of fine Japanese cloisonné enamel from the Anthony and Patricia Ghosn Collection, the promised gift of R. Scott and Lannette Turicchi, in coordination with the Worldbridge Foundation. As part of the Scripps art collection, stewarded by the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, the pieces will enhance teaching and research at the College.

Core I: What does it mean to be human?

I can now say that there is a lot more to Core than any website description or information session can reveal.

by Devika Agrawal '15

Core III: The Arts: Visions of Humanity

Growth doesn't end with the completion of Core. It spans further than the duration of a 5C education. The fruits of our labor will hopefully span an entire lifetime, and I have no grievance with that.

by Shane Zackery '14

Day of Triumph

Scripps College declared a day of triumph on campus on November 15, as the continued recovery of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords '93 was affirmed by her appearance on ABC's 20/20 and the national release of "Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope."

Humanitarian Leader to Give Commencement Address

Zainab Salbi, founder of Women for Women International and its CEO from 1993 to 2011, will be the 2012 Scripps College commencement speaker on Saturday, May 12. Women for Women International is a grassroots humanitarian and development organization helping women survivors of wars rebuild their lives.

Editor's Page

Imagination realized

Art at Scripps happens outside the studio and the classroom. Art at Scripps extends its vibrant life and wide-ranging opportunities for students throughout the greater Los Angeles area and beyond.