This past week, Chapman University celebrated Homecoming with a variety of fun and informative events, and the Escalette Collection was proud and happy to be a part of the festivities! On Saturday, October 3rd, students and family members were able to tour the sculptures and the newly completed modern art exhibit located on the 3rd and 4th floors of Beckman Hall, led by Student Art
Artists from our Escalette Collection of Art are frequently featured in galleries, exhibitions, art fairs, and beyond. This month, we have three top exhibitions on our radar within Southern California: Soo Kim and Chris Nathrop in Paperworks at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, on view until January 3, 2016. Frank Gehry retrospective at the
This past Sunday, friends and visitors gathered to celebrate the closing reception of the Paths and Edges exhibition at the Guggenheim Gallery, which marks the fifth anniversary of the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art. Several of the exhibit’s featured artists were in attendance, including Soo Kim, whose artwork That was because this year will of course go on is the
On April 10th, Chapman University hosted its fifth annual Undergraduate Art History Symposium. The Symposium, which is organized by the Art History department and the Art History club, is an annual event that allows undergraduate students to share their research. This is a wonderful and rare opportunity for students to present their research before they reach
This past Tuesday, Wilkinson College of Arts & Humanities hosted the Albert Schweitzer Exhibition Dedication to celebrate the newly renovated exhibition in Argyros Forum. The exhibition includes original artifacts, books, and memorabilia celebrating the life of Dr. Schweitzer and his role as a guiding spirit for the intellectual and ethical pursuits of Chapman University. Dr.
At 9:30 a.m. a luxury bus picked up the Friends of the Escalette Collection and headed south to San Diego County for a day full of art and good company. After a few hours of lively conversation we arrived in La Jolla. The first stop on the tour was Quint Gallery.
Friends of the Escalette Collection – Siemon & Salazar studio visit, November 2013 Before the holidays, the Friends of the Escalette Collection were invited to a special tour of Siemon & Salazar glassblowing studios in Costa Mesa. For more information on the Siemon & Salazar studio, please visit their website: siemon & salazar All
CALIFORNIA VISUAL MUSIC – THE ART OF COLLECTING ART LECTURE Friday, June 7, 2013 – 7-9PM CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, GUGGENHEIM GALLERY This past Friday, members of the Escalette Collection of Art were invited to a private lecture on “The Art of Collecting Art”. An intimate group of collectors, artists, enthusiasts, and friends gathered in the
PALM SPRINGS / PALM DESERT This Saturday morning I staggered out to the Argyros parking lot at nine in the morning looking for a bus. What was I doing there? To tell you the truth, I didn’t even fully know myself. A few days prior an old art professor of mine, David Lee,