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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

Seann Brackin

October 31, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  American-born abstract painter Sean Brackin lives and works in Sydney, Australia. The artist uses oil paint to create colorful, freely drawn shapes that form layers on his canvases.  Born in Rock Springs, Wyoming, Brackin attended the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon where he earned his

Mary Addison Hackett

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Contemporary artist Mary Addison Hackett focuses her artwork on the construction of meaning, memory, and representation in daily life. Hackett resides in Nashville, Tennessee where she works out of her studio garage producing artwork.  The artist attained her BFA in Painting at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Kris Chatterson

October 25, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

    Artist Kris Chatterson uses technology and unconventional tools to create his large, abstract paintings. Chatterson, a native of Orlando, Florida, currently lives and works in New York City. With a lifestyle closely tied to the ocean– Chatterson grew up in Florida and lived in Los Angeles for

Shirley Kaneda

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

  Artist, professor, and writer Shirley Kaneda is known for her abstract oil paintings. The post-modernist paintings created by Kaneda evoke emotion through color and shape. Born in 1951 in Tokyo, Japan to Korean parents, Kaneda spoke English, Japanese, and Korean growing up. Kaneda moved from Japan to the United States in 1970 and attended

Josef Albers

March 11, 2011 by Hannah Brockway | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

                  Artist Josef Albers was a designer, photographer, typographer printmaker and a poet. This German-born American artist formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs in the 20th century. Born in 1888 in Germany, Albers taught as a school teacher for

Patrick Wilson

June 1, 2010 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

  “The key value of abstraction to me is its openness. The best abstraction isn’t didactic, it’s experiential.” — Patrick Wilson, excerpted from the Color Space exhibition essay by Sarah Bancroft, published by Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, 2011. Wilson’s painting, Red Emperor, was featured in an exhibition titled, Color Space, at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe in New York

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