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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

David Michael Lee

October 10, 2013 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  David Michael Lee is an Orange County-based artist, curator, professor, arts advocate, master storyteller; his work is a unique facet to the collection at Chapman. Equal parts collage, painting, and spatial construction, Lee’s canvases often begin as fabric scraps sewn together on his grandmother’s sewing machine: a heavy-duty 1968 Singer. Driven by large blocks

Allison Schulnik

June 4, 2012 by Charlotte Hughes | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  With a degree in Experimental Animation from CalArts, Allison Schulnik’s paintings vibrantly echo her short film projects. She creates landscapes filled with eerie, forlorn figures whose clay bodies ooze and bloom bursts of colors in a writhing dance. Still, these offbeat and misshapen characters possess an ominous beauty

Lisa Adams

April 1, 2012 by Karlie Harstad | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  Los Angeles-based artist Lisa Adams began her artist career with a Bachelor of Arts in Painting from Scripps College in Claremont, California. Adams then continued through Claremont Graduate University’s Master in Fine Arts program. Working in a Post Modern artistic sense of layering and mixed media, Adams creates texture and depth

Mary Corse

January 23, 2012 by Madeline Roth | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Artist Mary Corse was born in Berkeley, California and went on to attend University of California at Santa Barbara and the Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles. Corse has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Cartier Foundation Award and the Theordorian Award from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.  Corse has been

Hilary Baker

November 1, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Southern California artist Hilary Baker lives and works in her hometown of Los Angeles. The artist’s work sits daringly along the line between abstraction and figuration; the abstract shapes found in Baker’s work resemble natural elements found in our modern world. Baker received her Bachelor

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