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Celebrating Black History Month Black artists in the Escalette Collection

February 10, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In honor of Black History Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the incredible Black artists in our collection. Maya Freelon Asante Maya Freelon Asante is an award-winning African American artist who is best known for her lively, colorful sculptures that sometimes combine printwork with photography. Freelon’s work was

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Creativity After Combat Prints that reflect the veteran experience

February 3, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection is proud to announce our Spring 2020 exhibition: Creativity After Combat February 3rd – August 31st, 2020 Henley Galleria, Argyros Forum, Second Floor This exhibition honors veterans, past and present, and explores the unique ability of visual art to capture aspects of the veteran experience. It is not widely appreciated that many

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Holiday Greetings from the Escalette Collection of Art

December 17, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings from the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art!   2019 has been an exciting year for the Escalette Collection! Here are some of the highlights: A generous gift from the Ellingson Family allowed us to develop our ceramics collection by purchasing seminal works by prestigious ceramicists based in southern California.  Our Spring 2019 exhibition, New

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Honoring LGBTQIA+ Artists in the Escalette Collection Celebrating Chapman's LGBTQIA+ History Month

October 15, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

To celebrate Chapman University’s LGBTQIA+ History Month,  the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the amazing artists in our collection who are a part of, or contribute to, the LGBTQIA+ communities. Their works shine a light on LGBTQIA+ experiences and invite the viewer to critically consider gender norms and social

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Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month Featured Artists from the Escalette Collection

September 25, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

To celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, the Art Collections Department would like to highlight some of the amazing Latinx artists in the Escalette Collection whose work has impacted American art and culture, and enriches the experiences of students, staff, faculty, and visitors on Chapman University’s campus. Ana Serrano Ana Serrano is a first generation Mexican American

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Introducing eMuseum! A tool to curate your own viewing experience

September 11, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Nearly every artwork in the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art is now available online through our eMuseum website. Explore over 600 works, gain access to research and additional label information, and create your own digital collection.  LINK TO EMUSEUM SITE eMuseum by Gallery Systems is a web publishing software specifically designed for museums, and created to

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Opening Celebration for “La Frontera-The Border” Was a Success

September 9, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

On Wednesday September 4th Wilkinson College and the Chapman Community celebrated the official opening of exhibitions from the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, the Guggenheim Gallery and the Borderclicks project.  These four exhibitions are part of the campus-wide initiative “La Frontera-The Border,” a semester-long project meant to engage students, faculty, and members of the Chapman

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LA FRONTERA – THE BORDER An Interdisciplinary Examination

August 22, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Chapman University is dedicated to providing its students, faculty, and community with engaging topics of conversation and educational experiences. In Fall of 2019, Chapman University will be heading a campus-wide project that is committed to exploring border issues, LA FRONTERA – THE BORDER: An Interdisciplinary Examination. The Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Wilkinson College of

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