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Student Perspective: Engagements with the Escalette Collection

January 11, 2023 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection of Art is looking back at some of the fantastic work students created in the Fall 2022 semester based on artwork in the collection. Displaying artwork throughout Chapman’s campus allows students to engage with the collection, whether in their classes or just walking by. By bringing their unique backgrounds, perspectives, and knowledge to

Katie Dorame Reclaiming a Place Real and Fantastic

December 16, 2022 by Jean Park | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Katie Dorame is a visual artist of mixed Tongva and European American ancestry. She is a member of the Gabrielino/Tongva tribe and her Indigenous heritage informs her art making. Born in Los Angeles, a place rooted in Tongva history, Dorame grew up going on walks with her father, learning about the neighborhood’s layers of history

WE WERE THEN, WE ARE NOW New Student Curated Exhibition

December 15, 2022 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Students in Dr. Fiona Shen’s First Year Focus (FFC) class, “Exploring the Escalette Collection of Art: An Experiential Journey” recently installed a new exhibition in Roosevelt Hall, home to Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “WE WERE THEN, WE ARE NOW,” is a student- curated exhibition created as part of Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading

The Escalette Collection Celebrates its 10+2 Year Anniversary

October 27, 2022 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection recently celebrated its 10+2 year anniversary, a commemoration delayed two years due to the pandemic. Established in 2010 through a generous donation by Phyllis and Ross Escalette, Wilkinson College’s “museum without walls” has grown to include over 830 works displayed in the public spaces throughout campus. This event celebrated this monumental milestone

River Garza Expressing the Intersectionality of Identities through Visual Imagery

September 14, 2022 by Jean Park | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Earlier this summer, the Escalette Collection introduced Mercedes Dorame, an artist whose work asserts the Tongva people’s presence by intervening in the landscapes of California. Today, we’d like to introduce another Tongva artist who utilizes visual imagery to amplify the voices of Indigenous peoples in Los Angeles: River Garza. River Garza is a Los Angeles-based

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