We Stand in Solidarity

June 9, 2020 by | Uncategorized

The Escalette Collection of Art stands with the Black community and all those who are demanding an end to racial injustice. We mourn the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the countless other known and unknown victims of racial violence. Black Lives Matter.  We are committed to building a collection of art


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


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


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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