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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

Pitzer Art Galleries Presents Joyce Campbell: Te Taniwha/Crown Coach

Claremont, Calif. (August 2, 2012)—Pitzer Art Galleries presents Joyce Campbell: Te Taniwha/Crown Coach, a large-scale photographic installation that explores the history, mythology and ecology of two diverse sites: Maori tribal land in New Zealand and a neglected brown-field tract in Los Angeles. The exhibit will be on view at the Nichols Gallery at Pitzer College [Read More...]
August 2, 2012
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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
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Pitzer College Art Galleries Present After Abu Ghraib

Exhibit of Work by Clayton Campbell Claremont, Calif. (December 19, 2008)—Pitzer College Art Galleries, in collaboration with Pitzer’s Center for California Cultural and Social Issues (CCCSI), debuts artist, curator and writer Clayton Campbell’s newest work, After Abu Ghraib.Best experienced through an aesthetic prism as well as a socially engaged stance, Campbell’s work tackles a broad range [Read More...]
December 19, 2009
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Pitzer Galleries’ Curator Selected for European Seminar

Claremont, Calif. (August 10, 2009) — Ciara Ennis, curator and director of the Pitzer Art Galleries, is one of 19 curators awarded a seat at the Third Annual European Course for Contemporary Art Curators. The 10-day event will be held in Milan, Italy from October 1-10, 2009. The course, led by Urlich Loock, former director [Read More...]
August 10, 2009
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Pitzer College Launches Emerging Artist Program

William Ransom Welcomed as Inaugural Pitzer Artist in Residence Claremont, Calif. (December 19, 2008)—Pitzer College Art Galleries inaugurates its new Emerging Artist Program with its first artist in residence, William Ransom. Ransom creates meticulously crafted, large-scale sculptural works from recycled and found wood reminiscent of Martin Puryear’s post-minimalist sculptures and installations. Ransom will transform Pitzer’s [Read More...]
December 19, 2008