Art History Symposium 2017 Chapman's 7th Annual Undergraduate Symposium

April 17, 2017 by Madeline Anderson | Membership & Events

The Art History Symposium is an annual event hosted by the Chapman University Department of Art in collaboration with the Chapman Art History Club. The symposium aims to promote the sharing of academic ingenuity and creativity in the art history discipline. It is the only art historical symposium on the west coast where undergraduates are

Masami Teraoka Contemporary Issues Through a Ukiyo-e Lens

March 16, 2017 by Alyson Brandes | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Masami Teraoka is a Japanese-American artist who was born in Onomichi, the Hiroshima Prefecture of Japan in 1936. His artwork blends traditional Japanese Edo aesthetic with American culture and contemporary issues. Teraoka received a B.A. in Aesthetics at Kwansei Gakuin University in Kobe, Japan, before moving to Los Angeles in 1961, where he received his

The Light and Space Movement Combining the Momentary and the Permanent

March 10, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The light and space movement originated in Southern California in the 1960’s and was directly influenced by California Impressionism in combination with the development of Minimalism in the 1960’s. The Light and Space movemen t focuses on utilizing light in order to create color and form, similar to the technique used by California Impressionists.  Prominent

Capturing the Journey An Interview with Wilkinson Scholars-in-Residence

February 23, 2017 by | Temporary Exhibits

The Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in collaboration with a “Getting to Know Europe” grant from the European Union, launched a Scholar-in-Residence program that gives European-based visual artists and culture professionals an opportunity to bring their work into the Chapman community and engage with new perspectives and ideas. Our current scholar-team in

Moving Forward, Looking Back Goes Digital! Wilkinson Scholars-in-Residence Create Digital Version of Exhibition

February 16, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in collaboration with a “ Getting to Know Europe ” grant from the European Union, launched a Scholar-in-Residence program that gives European-based visual artists and culture professionals an opportunity to bring their work into the Chapman community and engage with new perspectives and ideas. Our current

Moving Forward, Looking Back: Journeys Across the Old Spanish Trail New exhibition opening in Argyros Forum

January 26, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Moving Forward, Looking Back: Journeys Across the Old Spanish Trail is an artistic project combining photography, video, and sound by Spanish artist Janire Nájera who has explored the Spanish legacy along the Old Spanish Trail. Moving Forward, Looking Back began in March 2014 with a road trip across the Southwest following the footsteps of trader

An Escalette-mas Carol! To the tune of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

December 21, 2016 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

You know Dali and Monet and Warhol and Matisse, you know Pollock, Picasso and Rembrandt and O’Keeffe, But do you recall, The most subtle painting of all? Untitled by Mary Corse Was a very abstract piece And if you ever saw it You would even say, “oh geez!” All of the other paintings Used to laugh and call it names They never let Untitled

A Conversation with Štěpánka Jislová Comic Book Artist and Wilkinson College Scholar-in-Residence

December 7, 2016 by | Wilkinson College Arts

The Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, in collaboration with a “Getting to Know Europe” grant from the European Union, launched a Scholar-in-Residence program that gives European-based visual artists and culture professionals an opportunity to bring their work into the Chapman community and engage with new perspectives and ideas. This semester’s Scholar-in-Resident was Štěpánka