Press Releases

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
Press Releases

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
Press Releases

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
Press Releases

Director of Pitzer Art Galleries to Juror 2011 Feitelson Arts Fellowship Award

Claremont, Calif. (January 31, 2011) — Pitzer Art Galleries Director Ciara Ennis will juror the 2011 Lorser Feitelson & Helen Lundeberg Feitelson Arts Fellowship Award along with Todd Gray, professor of art at California State University Long Beach and Carol A. Stakenas, executive director of Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). The Feitelson Arts Fellowship award [Read More...]
January 31, 2011

Pitzer College Receives $1 Million Donation from Ahmanson Foundation

Claremont, Calif. (December 8, 2010) – Pitzer College has received two grants totaling $1 million from the Ahmanson Foundation towards creating a new center for media studies. The Media Studies Program at Pitzer has been one of the fastest growing majors within the Claremont Colleges consortium. Since 2004, the number of students majoring in the [Read More...]
December 8, 2010

Pitzer College Alumna Authors Two Los Angeles Times Best Sellers

Claremont, Calif. (December 6, 2010) – Pitzer College alumna Betsy Brown Braun ’70 has authored two Top 10 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers, Just Tell Me What to Say (Harper Collins, 2008) and You’re Not The Boss of Me: Brat Proofing Your Kids (Harper Collins, 2010.) Braun is a child development and behavior specialist, parent [Read More...]
December 6, 2010
Sagehen Athletics

Sagehen Football Players Selected to All-Star Games

Claremont, Calif. (November 23, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Sagehen quarterback Jake Caron ’11 and tight end Robert McNitt ’11 on being selected to compete in the Division III Football Senior Classic and the Bowl of the Stars, an all-star contest featuring the top Division III football players against the Conadeip All-Stars of Mexico. Caron, [Read More...]
November 23, 2010