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Spring 2023 Exhibitions:

Britt Ransom: Arise and Seek

Multigraph photographic portrait of Emma Ransom, the artist’s great-great grandmother.

The sculptural practice of Britt Ransom explores the transformation of data and material through digital fabrication processes such as 3D scanning, 3D printing, laser cutting, and computer-controlled milling. While earlier works have employed these methods to analyze human, animal, and environmental relationships, Arise and Seek utilizes them to examine the artist’s familial history and its links to the Civil Rights movement in the early twentieth century. In doing so, Ransom connects her earlier work on hierarchies of power between human and non-human agents to other systems of oppression that perpetuate structural racism and violence against people of color. 

This project was made possible in part by a Further Fund grant from the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO of Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University.

For full exhibition information, view Britt Ransom: Arise and Seek.


Britt Ransom will give an artist talk in Nichols Gallery, January 28, at 1:30 pm.

Maya Gurantz: The Plague Archives

Maya Guranz’s interdisciplinary research-based practice incorporates dance, video, performance, text, and installation, which she deploys to examine constructions of race, gender, and class in relation to shared myths, public rituals, and private desires. At Pitzer College Art Galleries, these ideas are manifested in The Plague Archives, a site-specific installation comprising two video projections and a dense collection of archival material on the social, cultural, and political histories of epidemics and outbreaks. Spanning the tenth through the twenty-first century, The Plague Archives, presents a multi-layered transhistorical and intercultural discourse on the shifting attitudes and definitions of disease.

For full exhibition information, view Maya Gurantz: The Plague Archives.


Maya Gurantz will give a performance in Lenzner Family Art Gallery, January 28, at 2:30 pm.

Sat., Jan. 28, 2023
1 – 3:30 p.m.

Jan. 28 – Mar. 25, 2023


Pitzer College Art Galleries are currently closed for installation and will be open to visitors, beginning January 28, Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 – 5:00 pm.

Campus Location
Map, Nichols Gallery and Lenzner Gallery locations

Nichols Gallery – inside Broad Center at the intersection of Platt Boulevard and Mills Avenue
Lenzner Family Art Gallery – on the north end of Atherton Hall on Pitzer Road

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