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LOOK! – On the Nature of Perception Student-Curated Exhibition in Beckman Hall, 4th Floor

January 16, 2024 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Students in Marcus Herse’s Spring 2023 Curatorial Practice class partnered with the Escalette Collection of Art to curate and install an exhibition on the 4th floor of Beckman Hall. LOOK! – On the Nature of Perception is a socially aware exploration of the theme of perception, both in formal and conceptual terms. The students in Curatorial

Bound in Bone A New Student-Generated Exhibition in Roosevelt Hall

January 8, 2024 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In response to Wilkinson College’s 2023 Engaging the World Initiative, Leading the Conversation on Health Equity, the Escalette Collection of Art partnered Wilkinson and Crean College students with LA-based artist Jenny Yurshansky to create an experiential display in Roosevelt Hall titled Bound in Bone. The exhibition will be on display until November, 2024. Roosevelt Hall

Highlights of an Escalette Collection Summer Intern

September 18, 2023 by Diya Patel | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

This past summer I lived and breathed the Escalette Collection of Art. But, if I’m being honest, I have been fixated since registration day of my first year at Chapman University. I had Fiona Shen’s Freshman Focus Class (FFC) “ Exploring the Escalette Permanent Art Collection: An Experiential Journey” on my list the second I

A Week in the Life of an Escalette Collection Intern

August 23, 2023 by Abigail Stephens | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

While officially I joined the Escalette Collection of Art as a Collections Management and Research Intern on June 8th, 2023, I would argue my journey with the collection actually began 12 years ago, during one particularly scalding Southern California summer. While other children cooled off theaters and shopping malls, I found my sanctuary in the

The Escalette Collection Breathes New Life into the Rinker Campus

July 13, 2023 by Abigail Stephens | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Wilkinson College’s Escalette Collection has expanded its ‘museum without walls,’ serving students in the much needed campus center at Chapman’s Rinker Campus for Health Science in Irvine. With a collection concentrated on the theme of ‘wellness,” dynamic pieces vitalize white walls and breathe life into newly constructed space, creating an environment conducive to improved mental

“No Mākou Ke Ānuenue”: Decolonizing Conversations on Queer Identities

June 29, 2023 by Abigail Stephens | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In the piece “No Mākou Ke Ānuenue,” which translates to “A Rainbow for All,” undulating rainbows wrap around each other, flowing like a series of interlocking waves. Through these rainbows, Native Hawaiian artist Lehuauakea aims to acknowledge that the Pacific Islander community is a composition of diverse yet interwoven experiences, including those of traditional queer

Relative Fantasies – Student-Curated Exhibition New to Beckman Hall 4th Floor

May 8, 2023 by | Wilkinson College

A transformation of the 4th floor of Beckman Hall is underway thanks to two student-curated exhibitions featuring artwork from the Escalette Collection of Art. The first exhibition, titled Relative Fantasies, is now on display in the hallway outside of Academic Advising. Relative Fantasies was curated by students in Georgia Lassner’s Contemporary Gallery Practices (ART 296) course. As part

WE WERE THEN, WE ARE NOW New Student Curated Exhibition

December 15, 2022 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Students in Dr. Fiona Shen’s First Year Focus (FFC) class, “Exploring the Escalette Collection of Art: An Experiential Journey” recently installed a new exhibition in Roosevelt Hall, home to Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. “WE WERE THEN, WE ARE NOW,” is a student- curated exhibition created as part of Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading

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