The Caestecker Art Gallery, adjacent to the Department of Art and Art History, features shows by artists with national and international reputations. Gallery openings draw students and faculty from across campus. Learn more about the 2018-2019 Ripon College Fine Arts Season.
2018-2019 Show Schedule
Sept. 14-Oct. 19, 2018
“Drawings by Lois Peterson,” Caestecker Fine Arts Series
Drawings by Lois Peterson are inspired by minimal settings. She often makes images that are simple and subtle, referencing the Dakotas, South Africa and the Arctic. Peterson was raised on a dairy farm in the driftless area of Wisconsin.
Friends of the Arts reception from 6-7 p.m., artist’s talk at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14.
Nov. 9-Dec. 14, 2018
“Out of the Attic and into the Gallery: Art from Local Collections”
Artworks from private collections in the Ripon region will range from the excellent to the eccentric, and the show is sure to be eclectic.
Opening reception and gallery talk at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9.
Feb. 1-March 8, 2019
“Music and Art,” exhibit curated by students and faculty
This exhibit will focus on connections between music and the visual arts, curated by Ripon College students and Professor of Music Sarah Kraaz.
Opening reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1.
April 5-May 3, 2019
“Ceramics by Sarah Gross,” exhibit
Sarah Gross creates beautiful ceramic sculpture informed by screens from Islamic culture and the female human body. Her work is notable for pushing the material of clay to its limits.
Opening reception and artist talk at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5.
May 3-19, 2019
“Senior Art Exhibit”
Art and posters by seniors majoring in studio art and art history will be presented. This exhibition is a culmination of the students’ studies at Ripon College, and the student will have produced a cohesive body of work or research project of their choice.
Friends of the Arts reception 6:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, May 3. Parents and families of seniors also invited.
May 3-19, 2019
June 24-Sept. 6, 2019
“Midwest Paint Group Responds to Ripon’s Van Dyck Paintings”
Professional artists working in the Midwest have reinterpreted paintings by Anthony Van Dyck that are owned by Ripon College.
Closing reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6.