The Art Collections at Chapman recently received a generous gift from the Ellingson Family, that allows us enhance the student experience through beginning a collection of contemporary ceramics. Over the coming weeks our blog will introduce some of our new ceramics acquisitions. This week we focus on a work from Kate Blacklock that might
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
Chapman’s Escalette Permanent Collection of Art is proud to feature photography from Rhys Ernst and Zackary Drucker in our newest exhibit, “New Looks: Recent Acquisitions from the Escalette Collection.” Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst are creators, most widely known for producing the Emmy-winning Amazon series “Transparent.” However, the two also have a passion for photography. In 2014, the
“…un signo tan convencional, tan preciso y legible que ni se necesita saber inglés o español, matemáticas o geografía, historia o sociología para entenderlo.” Eduardo Antonio Parra “…a sign so conventional, so precise and legible that you don’t need to know English or Spanish, mathematics or geography, history or sociology to understand it.” Eduardo Antonio
This exhibit will be displayed on the second floor of Argyros Forum and will take place from February 28, 2019 through September 20, 2019. At Chapman University creativity and innovation are part of every learning opportunity. Whether students and faculty are collaborating on an art installation, writing a screenplay, composing a film score,
Chapman students from Dodge College of Film and Media Arts teamed up with our Student Art Ambassadors to put together a filmed interview of Gordon McClelland, the Curator of “Narrative Visions,” which is currently on display now at the Hilbert Museum of California Art. The full interview will be available soon!
The piece Bunker Hill, which is currently on display in the Hilbert Museum of California Art, was made by Preston Blair in 1938. As the title implies, the watercolor shows a scene of Bunker Hill, a residential area in Los Angeles that was characterized by unique Victorian Houses and eccentric characters that began to inhabit
Many of us remember collage as an activity from elementary school classrooms. We often associate it with the cutting up of old magazines for a social studies or science project. Glue stick in hand, collage became a common way for us to deliver a theme when we were children. However, not everyone is aware of
Recently, our Art Ambassadors teamed up with students from the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts to film an interview with Gordon McClelland, curator of the inaugural exhibition “Narrative Visions” at the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University. We will be posting the full interview soon, but in the meantime, enjoy this preview.
Women’s History Month is here, which gives us the wonderful opportunity to talk about one of our many talented female artists, Carole Caroompas and her intriguing drawing, “Study for Briar Rose.” Carole Caroompas was born in Oregon City, Oregon and currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California where she is a professor at Otis