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Recording of A Source of Self-Regard: Artist Talk Featuring Ivan Forde, Niama Safia Sandy, and David L. Bell

September 17, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Yesterday, September 17th, the Escalette Collection of Art hosted its first event in conjunction with Begin/Again: Marking Black Memories. Ivan Forde, an artist featured in the virtual exhibition, was joined by anthropologist, artist, curator, and educator Niama Safia Sandy and introduced by David L. Bell of the Visitor Welcome Center in Los Angeles. If you didn’t

Begin/Again: Marking Black Memories Virtual Exhibition Announcement

August 31, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection of Art is thrilled to announce the launch of its first entirely virtual exhibition: Begin/Again: Marking Black Memories in conjunction with Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Race, Fall 2020 initiative. Featuring the work of Mark Bradford, Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Ivan Forde, Maya Freelon and Manuel Mendive, this exhibition explores how

Applauding Artists on 4th of July

July 3, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

This July 4th, the Escalette Collection applauds the many generous artists, galleries, and individuals who make our country a better place. In response to the hardships resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the suffering of countless known and unknown victims of racial injustice, artists around the globe have moved beyond statements of solidarity

Funding from Ellingson Family Elevates the Work of Black Artists in Escalette Collection

June 25, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Wilkinson College’s Escalette Collection is delighted to announce a gift from the Ellingson Family to support its goal of building an inclusive permanent collection. For the past two years, annual gifts from the Ellingsons have allowed the Escalette to target core areas of the Collection. This year’s gift will be used to acquire work by

Virtual Art/Dog Walk Explore Chapman's outdoor sculpture collection from home

May 21, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Are you looking for a fun at-home activity to do with your four-legged friend(s)? Join the Escalette Collection on a Virtual Art/Dog Walk of Chapman’s outdoor sculpture collection! After the success of our inaugural Art/Dog Walk last semester, the Escalette Collection plans to host one Art/Dog Walk every semester. Inspiration for the Art/Dog Walk came

Digital Exhibition of Art Made During Quarantine Featuring artists from the Escalette Collection

May 6, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Seven artists from the Escalette Collection of Art have been featured in a digital international exhibition of art made during quarantine. This exhibition was organized and curated by Seann Brackin, an Escalette Collection artist who has been living in Spain during the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine. Brackin states that his intention with this exhibition was

Chapman University Awarded California Arts Council Veterans in the Arts Grant State funds support Creativity After Combat, a series of creative arts workshops

May 4, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

[Orange, CA] – Today the California Arts Council announced a grant award of $4,750 to Chapman University’s Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art at Wilkinson College as part of its Veterans in the Arts program. The grant will fund creative arts workshops in sculpture, photography, and ceramics, for veterans. The project is grounded in an exhibition

Micol Hebron Art, activism, and the female body

April 28, 2020 by Jordyn Sapp | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection is proud to announce the addition of three new pieces to our collection, by performance artist and Chapman professor, Micol Hebron. She seeks to challenge the way female-presenting bodies are viewed by society, through performance art and photography, and for her viewers to consider women in art, and the imbalance between women

Students of Chinese and Japanese art inspired by Escalette Collection How art enhances online instruction

April 15, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Instruction may be online, but that hasn’t stopped students from finding inspiration and pleasure in Wilkinson College’s Escalette Collection.  Art History students in the class Exchange and Evolution in the Arts of China and Japan were given an assignment that encouraged them to engage with an artwork in a uniquely personal and creative way. Papercutting

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