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Katherine Alexander: A Modern Day Luminist

July 9, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

When you walk through the halls of 633 W Palm, it is difficult to miss the captivating painting Stonehenge Series #9. The large piece fills the wall, and is a unique take on the famous British landmark with its impressionistic brushstrokes and wide array of colors. It’s interesting to take a look at the artist Katherine Alexander’s inspirations

Brackin Rights

June 10, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Every day while walking the hallways of the 633 W. Palm building here at Chapman, I pass by a couple of paintings by the artist Seann Brackin. I always have to be careful, because if I stop to gaze at these pieces, hours could pass by and I would still be entranced by them, possibly

“Changing California”

April 2, 2015 by | Uncategorized

Crowds gathered on Tuesday night in Leatherby Libraries to celebrate the opening of a temporary exhibit titled, “Changing California: Selected watercolors from the Mark and Janet Hilbert Collection of California Art at Chapman University.” The exhibit features eleven pieces from the Hilbert Collection, each representing life across California, especially the social, cultural, and historical changes occurring

Disneyland is Burning

March 5, 2015 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The night of Saturday, February 28th, Disneyland made headlines due to an unexpected fire that set  trees ablaze near the attraction “It’s a Small World.” Thankfully, no one was injured during the mishap, and the fire was quickly extinguished. Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire, although they suspect it was related to the

New Artwork Adorns Rinker Health Science Campus

October 16, 2014 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection has officially expanded into the new Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus! Unveiled at the building’s grand opening yesterday, the pieces on display include new collection acquisitions by Kelsey Brookes and Elizabeth Turk, a recent donation by David Kiddie, as well as existing acquisitions by Peter Kogler, and Josef Albers. New

Morning Deliveries

October 2, 2014 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection has been busy plucking up some very exciting new acquisitions! This morning, the first new batch arrived:  a set of five original paintings by Kelsey Brookes . This kind of delivery sure beats a box of donuts any day. Special thank you to Quint Gallery for helping

Edith Baumann

February 11, 2014 by David Lee | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    In 1993, I first experienced the magic of the Pantheon in Rome. It was inspiring, AWEsome. This experience has continued to impact everything I paint. I’m trying to tap into something that is larger than me but includes me: wholeness within wholeness. Pattern gets repeated in nature and

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