Pitzer College Art Galleries Receive Getty Foundation Grant
Claremont, Calif. (April 13, 2011) — For the third consecutive year, Pitzer Art Galleries received a 2011 Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Grant from The J. Paul Getty Trust.
The Pitzer Art Galleries Getty intern will work as an exhibition researcher and curatorial assistant for the upcoming summer 2011 exhibition PerpiTube: Repurposing Social Media Spaces and the fall 2011 exhibition Synthetic Ritual.
Since 1993, the Foundation's Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program has provided substantive, full-time work opportunities to more than 2,100 multicultural undergraduates, exposing them to potential careers in the arts.
Pitzer Art Galleries exists to provide visually arresting and memorable exhibitions that promote the value and understanding of contemporary art within a local, national and international context. The Galleries are comprised of two sites, the Nichols Gallery–committed to solo and group exhibitions by national and international artists both emerging and established–and the Lenzner Family Art Gallery–a space for risk and experimentation dedicated to emerging artists working in all media. Through curatorial creativity and visionary programming Pitzer Art Galleries seeks to provide context, support and a critical framework for artists and curators working today and by doing so inspire meaningful dialogue that fascinates, inspires and invigorates. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu/galleries.
Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.