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Art Ambassadors at the Parent Spring Summit

March 2, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

On February 21st, the Escalette Collection Student Art Ambassadors participated in the Parent Spring Summit by giving art tours to parents and students. The day started with a tour of the outdoor sculptures on campus given by Alyson Brandes and Haley Teves. The sculptures share a theme of movement and ever-changing perspectives. The tour group

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

Pablo López Luz Documenting America's Wound

April 15, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Pablo López Luz is a Mexican photographer that documents the landscape of the U.S.- Mexico border. The Escalette Collection will display two photographs from his project, Frontera, at our exhibit, The Border: An Interdisciplinary Examination. Not only are these photographs visually stunning, they explore the sense of division that the border depicts. For this photographer, the border

Guo Pei at the Bowers Museum

April 11, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Lindsay Shen and I have had the privilege of visiting the Bowers Museum’s exhibit Guo Pei: Couture Beyond. This exhibition displays the magnificent pieces created by designer Guo Pei. The collection showcases over forty different works. Each piece includes striking details, including the headpieces, the garments, and the footwear. Much of the work is inspired by Chinese and

Talk by Artist Bovey Lee

April 11, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Join us for a talk by artist Bovey Lee on Thursday May 2 at 11:00am. This is a free event that will take place at the Center for American War Letters Archives in the lower level of Leatherby Libraries. The talk is open to the public and will be followed by lunch. This talk will

Tom Kiefer Photographing America

April 4, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Tom Kiefer is a photographer who uses his craft to document America. Based out of Arizona, the photographer’s work uses different landscapes and focuses on infrastructure, culture, and experimentation with color. Kiefer is very well known for his amazing work documenting the American backdrop. In 2015, he was named one of the top 50 emerging

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