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Pitzer College Art Galleries and LACE present Juan Downey: Radiant Nature

Juan Downey Radiant Nature ExhibitionRarely seen work by renowned Chilean-born artist is part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time LA/LA Initiative Claremont, Calif. (August 21, 2017)—Juan Downey: Radiant Nature, a new joint exhibition by Pitzer College Art Galleries and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), brings to life interactive works by the Chilean-born artist Juan Downey (1940–93) that haven’t been [Read More...]
August 24, 2017
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Pitzer College Faculty Art Show Explores Art and Environmentalism

Claremont, Calif. (January 26, 2017)—The Pitzer College Faculty Art Show examines the legacy of the College’s Art Field Group and the art faculty’s ongoing dedication to progressive ideas surrounding art, the natural and built environment, and the impact of human actions—and interactions. Works by Pitzer’s current art professors—Tim Berg, Sarah Gilbert, Tarrah Krajnak and Jessica [Read More...]
January 26, 2017
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Pitzer College Art Galleries and LACE Plan Exhibition on Artist Juan Downey with Getty Pacific Standard Time Grant

Performance view of “Energy Fields” at 112 Greene Street, New York (1972) Performers included: Carmen Beuchat, Caroline Gooden, Suzanne Harris, Rachel Lew, Barbara Lloyd (Dilley), Gordon Matta-Clark, Judith Padow, Gerald Schieber and Juan Downey. Documentation photograph, 8 x 10 in. (21 x 26 cm.) The Estate of Juan Downey, New YorkClaremont, Calif. (March 31, 2016)—Pitzer College Art Galleries and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) will mount Juan Downey: Radiant Nature, a two-part exhibition on the early performance-based works of Chilean-born artist Juan Downey as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, an initiative of the Getty, in which arts institutions across Southern California will join together [Read More...]
March 31, 2016

Record Number of Recent Pitzer College Graduates Win Coro Public Affairs Fellowship

Megan Dooley '10Claremont, Calif. (May 26, 2014)—Five Pitzer College recent graduates—Megan Dooley ’10, Shiyana Gunasekara ’14, Aidan Lukomnik ’14, Adam Mandel-Senft ’11 and Romarilyn Ralston ’14—have been named 2014-15 Coro Fellows, setting a new College record for number of Coro Fellowships awarded in a single year. Dooley, an environmental analysis major with an anthropology minor, has been [Read More...]
May 26, 2014
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Pitzer College Names Art Historian Maria Elena Buszek as the 2014 Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist and Scholar

Maria Elena BuszekClaremont, Calif. (March 7, 2014) — Pitzer College selected renowned art historian and writer Maria Elena Buszek as the 2014 Murray Pepper and Vicki Reynolds Pepper Distinguished Visiting Artist and Scholar. Buszek’s lecture, “Andrea Bowers: Feminism, Everyday Life and ‘Radical Patience’,” is being held in conjunction with the exhibition of Andrea Bowers’ #sweetjane, co-organized by [Read More...]
March 7, 2014
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Amazonian Art Exhibit Opens at Pitzer College

Claremont, Calif. (October 7, 2013) — Pitzer College presents a unique exhibit of artwork from the Brazilian Amazon. Cattle in the Amazon: Despised Invaders to Prized Possessions? features paintings by indigenous artist Jaider Esbell and other Amazonian artists that touch on themes surrounding nature, sustainability and development. The exhibit opens on Thursday, October 10 in [Read More...]
October 7, 2013
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Pitzer Art Galleries Receives Pasadena Art Alliance Grant

Claremont, Calif. (February 8, 2011) — Pitzer Art Galleries received a Pasadena Art Alliance Grant to support its fall 2011 exhibition entitled Synthetic Ritual to be held at Nichols Gallery. The 2011 Pasadena Art Alliance Grant recipients will be honored at a luncheon on March 8. Synthetic Ritual will be co-curated by Gabi Scardi, Milan-based [Read More...]
February 8, 2011

Pitzer College Alumna Exhibits at the Orange County Museum of Art

Claremont, Calif. (February 3, 2011) — Alumna Rebecca Goldfarb ’96 exhibits in the 2010 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA.) The only exhibition of its kind in California, the California Biennial brings together a large cross-section of the State’s most innovative contemporary visual artists. The Biennial continues the Orange County Museum [Read More...]
February 4, 2011