We are proud to announce that we have several new pieces from Virginia Katz added to the Escalette Collection. Katz is a California based artist who received her MFA at California State Long Beach. She has had many solo and group exhibitions and her work has received many great reviews. In Fall 2018, her work was featured
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
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!
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
Some of the Escalette Collection’s most fantastic pieces belong to the medium of screenprinting, and while that might ring a bell for some, to others the process is a total mystery. As the infant of the printmaking family, it only became a technique used in fine art during the mid-1930s, unlike to other printmaking methods
Lita Albuquerque was born in 1946 to a single mother, and her art is strongly influenced by her experience growing up without a father figure. However, she also draws influence from the very interesting life of her mother. In the 1930’s, Lita’s mother published her own plays in Paris under a man’s name, all the while