Nicolas Shake is no stranger to Chapman University. In fact, he was an assistant professor at Chapman University from 2011-2013. Shake is primarily an artist, whose work encompasses a wide array of mediums, including paintings, collage, photography, installation art, site specific art, and sculpture. Shake was raised in Palmdale, California and lives and works in Los
Coffee roasting inside Beckman Hall, The Piazza’s quiet, calm, serene, While all inside, the artwork comes alive, Forming a very festive team! Everybody knows Wayne White will “freak” and have some fun, Even John Paul Jones is looking bright. Tiny horses by Schulnik will all run, And beads will shimmer in White on White!
Minimalist art was developed in the early 1960’s as a direct descendant of the Abstract Expressionist movement. Just a decade earlier the abstract expressionists took hold of the art world, further progressing the way that artwork was conceptualized. The goal of abstract expressionism is simply to let the artist express their emotions through their artwork.