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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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Introducing the Escalette Scavenger Hunt and Crossword Puzzle! Fun, at-home activities!

April 13, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Are you looking for a fun activity to do at home? Put your detective skills to the test with the Escalette Collection’s scavenger hunt or crossword puzzle. Escalette Collection Digital Scavenger Hunt Instructions: First, you’ll want to pull up our eMuseum website (wilkinsonartcollections.chapman.edu). This site allows you to explore all the works in the Escalette

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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

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Celebrating Black History Month Black artists in the Escalette Collection

February 10, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In honor of Black History Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the incredible Black artists in our collection. Maya Freelon Asante Maya Freelon Asante is an award-winning African American artist who is best known for her lively, colorful sculptures that sometimes combine printwork with photography. Freelon’s work was

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Creativity After Combat Prints that reflect the veteran experience

February 3, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection is proud to announce our Spring 2020 exhibition: Creativity After Combat February 3rd – August 31st, 2020 Henley Galleria, Argyros Forum, Second Floor This exhibition honors veterans, past and present, and explores the unique ability of visual art to capture aspects of the veteran experience. It is not widely appreciated that many

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Holiday Greetings from the Escalette Collection of Art

December 17, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings from the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art!   2019 has been an exciting year for the Escalette Collection! Here are some of the highlights: A generous gift from the Ellingson Family allowed us to develop our ceramics collection by purchasing seminal works by prestigious ceramicists based in southern California.  Our Spring 2019 exhibition, New

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Honoring LGBTQIA+ Artists in the Escalette Collection Celebrating Chapman's LGBTQIA+ History Month

October 15, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

To celebrate Chapman University’s LGBTQIA+ History Month,  the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the amazing artists in our collection who are a part of, or contribute to, the LGBTQIA+ communities. Their works shine a light on LGBTQIA+ experiences and invite the viewer to critically consider gender norms and social

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