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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

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

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

Opening Celebration for “La Frontera-The Border” Was a Success

September 9, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

On Wednesday September 4th Wilkinson College and the Chapman Community celebrated the official opening of exhibitions from the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, the Guggenheim Gallery and the Borderclicks project.  These four exhibitions are part of the campus-wide initiative “La Frontera-The Border,” a semester-long project meant to engage students, faculty, and members of the Chapman

Interplay: Music and the Escalette Collection Our new student-curated exhibit in Argyros Forum!

February 21, 2018 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Last Tuesday, February 20th, the Art Collections hosted a unique opening reception for our current student-curated exhibit, Interplay: Music and the Escalette Collection. This exciting exhibition is a collaboration between the Escalette Collection and the Honors Program, and is part of Chapman University’s Interplay partnership with the Pacific Symphony. Students in Professor Susan Key’s Honors class “Sound

2017 Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Conference An Educational Art Collections Summer Adventure!

July 13, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

What’s the Art Collections Department’s idea of summer fun? The 2017 Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Annual Conference at the University of Oregon in Eugene!    The Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) is the leading organization for academic galleries, museums, and collections. It was founded as an educational and academic community that addresses

“Levateur” vs. “Levitation” Comparing the Outdoor Sculptures of Tony DeLap

May 1, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Nestled between the Leatherby Libraries and Oliphant Hall stand two unusual steel sculptures. Both demand attention from all who walk this space; one is perched atop two uneven grassy knolls, creating an overhead canopy, while the other stands among the passersby, leaning precariously into their space. These pieces, titled The Levitation of the Enchanted Princess and Le Levateur, are by

The Light and Space Movement Combining the Momentary and the Permanent

March 10, 2017 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The light and space movement originated in Southern California in the 1960’s and was directly influenced by California Impressionism in combination with the development of Minimalism in the 1960’s. The Light and Space movement focuses on utilizing light in order to create color and form, similar to the technique used by California Impressionists.  Prominent artists in

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