FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 9 - July 25, 2008
Opening Reception July 12, 6 - 8 pm
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College
Eleventh and Columbia Streets, Claremont 91711-3948
Contact: Kirk Delman
(909) 607-3397, fax (909) 607-4691
Web site, http://www.scrippscollege.edu/dept/gallery
Gallery hours, By appointment only
Elizabeth Turk, “Graphite on Vellum: #5”, 2003, graphite on vellum, 38 x 36".
Scripps College. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robbins
With a steady stream of new works coming to the collection over the last twelve months, it's time 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 variety of media will be represented. Artists include Scripps alumnae Alison Saar, Monica Furmanski and Elizabeth Turk, as well as Scripps Prof. Nancy Macko. Works by Joyce Campbell, Elizabeth Catlett, Faith Ringgold, and Carrie Mae Weems will also be presented. In addition, the exhibition will feature recent acquisitions of Japanese prints, including works by Ebina Masao, Yamaguchi Ryoshu and Tsukioka Kogyo.