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Katherine Alexander: A Modern Day Luminist

July 9, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

When you walk through the halls of 633 W Palm, it is difficult to miss the captivating painting Stonehenge Series #9. The large piece fills the wall, and is a unique take on the famous British landmark with its impressionistic brushstrokes and wide array of colors. It’s interesting to take a look at the artist Katherine Alexander’s inspirations

Albert Contreras

September 3, 2014 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  On the second floor of Moulton Hall hangs a series of paintings done by Albert Contreras. For those who venture up there, the art piece is hard to ignore. The works are colorful, optimistic, dynamic, and homogeneous but delightfully out-of-step symmetric. Each of the twelve parts is an X-gesture formed in a

Edith Baumann

February 11, 2014 by David Lee | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    In 1993, I first experienced the magic of the Pantheon in Rome. It was inspiring, AWEsome. This experience has continued to impact everything I paint. I’m trying to tap into something that is larger than me but includes me: wholeness within wholeness. Pattern gets repeated in nature and

David Michael Lee

October 10, 2013 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  David Michael Lee is an Orange County-based artist, curator, professor, arts advocate, master storyteller; his work is a unique facet to the collection at Chapman. Equal parts collage, painting, and spatial construction, Lee’s canvases often begin as fabric scraps sewn together on his grandmother’s sewing machine: a heavy-duty 1968 Singer. Driven by large blocks

Wayne White

August 15, 2012 by David Lee | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

With a flair for the absurd, Wayne White has captured audiences for three decades. Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1957, White had limited interactions with art. For his family it was something to be bought at Kmart and discarded at the first inconvenience. With a drive to create, White battled an

Allison Schulnik

June 4, 2012 by Charlotte Hughes | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  With a degree in Experimental Animation from CalArts, Allison Schulnik’s paintings vibrantly echo her short film projects. She creates landscapes filled with eerie, forlorn figures whose clay bodies ooze and bloom bursts of colors in a writhing dance. Still, these offbeat and misshapen characters possess an ominous beauty

Lisa Adams

April 1, 2012 by Karlie Harstad | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  Los Angeles-based artist Lisa Adams began her artist career with a Bachelor of Arts in Painting from Scripps College in Claremont, California. Adams then continued through Claremont Graduate University’s Master in Fine Arts program. Working in a Post Modern artistic sense of layering and mixed media, Adams creates texture and depth

Mary Corse

January 23, 2012 by Madeline Roth | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Artist Mary Corse was born in Berkeley, California and went on to attend University of California at Santa Barbara and the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. Corse has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Cartier Foundation Award and the Theordorian Award from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.  Corse has been

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