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Photography

  

Paul Mpagi Sepuya The Art of Relationships

June 15, 2021 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Paul Mpagi Sepuya is an American photographer whose works deconstruct viewers’ expectations of the nude and self-portrait in art, and meditate on the fragmentation of queer and photographed bodies. His goal is for “queer, black photographs to exist within historic and contemporary conversations about photography as a whole, affirming the medium and my personal investment

Carla Jay Harris Creating Space to Reimagine

March 10, 2021 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In honor of Woman’s History Month, we are highlighting some of the work acquired by the Escalette Collection of Art this year as part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race Initiative. Carla Jay Harris is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice includes photography, installation, collage, and drawing. Harris’s work has been

Hakeem Adewumi The Art of Anti-Portraiture

February 24, 2021 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

A couple weeks ago, Chapman students, faculty, staff and communities had the opportunity to hear Hakeem Adewumi, a Texas-based Nigerian artist, photographer and creative director, in conversation with Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Angelica Allen during a lecture for Wilkinson College’s Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Race series. Several of Adewumi’s striking portraits

Solar Selfies 2020 Acquisitions by Lia Halloran

December 8, 2020 by Jordan Sapp, Student Art Ambassador | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection is excited to announce two new acquisitions from artist and Chapman professor, Lia Halloran. Friendship Launch, After Katherine Johnson was named as an homage to Katherine Johnson, a human computer who worked for NASA in the 1960s. In this photographic print, Halloran merges art and science to capture America’s enthusiasm about space

Applauding Artists on 4th of July

July 3, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

This July 4th, the Escalette Collection applauds the many generous artists, galleries, and individuals who make our country a better place. In response to the hardships resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the suffering of countless known and unknown victims of racial injustice, artists around the globe have moved beyond statements of solidarity

Digital Exhibition of Art Made During Quarantine Featuring artists from the Escalette Collection

May 6, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

Seven artists from the Escalette Collection of Art have been featured in a digital international exhibition of art made during quarantine. This exhibition was organized and curated by Seann Brackin, an Escalette Collection artist who has been living in Spain during the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine. Brackin states that his intention with this exhibition was

Micol Hebron Art, activism, and the female body

April 28, 2020 by Jordyn Sapp | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

The Escalette Collection is proud to announce the addition of three new pieces to our collection, by performance artist and Chapman professor, Micol Hebron. She seeks to challenge the way female-presenting bodies are viewed by society, through performance art and photography, and for her viewers to consider women in art, and the imbalance between women

Celebrating Black History Month Black artists in the Escalette Collection

February 10, 2020 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

In honor of Black History Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the incredible Black artists in our collection. Maya Freelon Asante Maya Freelon Asante is an award-winning African American artist who is best known for her lively, colorful sculptures that sometimes combine printwork with photography. Freelon’s work was

Honoring LGBTQIA+ Artists in the Escalette Collection Celebrating Chapman's LGBTQIA+ History Month

October 15, 2019 by | Escalette Permanent Collection of Art

To celebrate Chapman University’s LGBTQIA+ History Month,  the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art would like to highlight some of the amazing artists in our collection who are a part of, or contribute to, the LGBTQIA+ communities. Their works shine a light on LGBTQIA+ experiences and invite the viewer to critically consider gender norms and social

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