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Artist Gerald Clarke Reclaims Cahuilla Sovereignty ETW: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies

September 28, 2022 by Jessica Bocinski | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences hosted multimedia artist and educator Gerald Clarke as part of the Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Ethnic Studies initiative. Clarke, a member of the Cahuilla Band of Indians, combines different media in his sculptures, paintings, videos, installations, and other projects. Inspired by his cultural heritage,

Wilkinson Faculty Honored with Endowed Professorships 

September 16, 2022 by | News

Dean Jennifer D. Keene recently announced two endowed professor appointments in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Dr. Wendy Salmond now holds the inaugural Martha Weidlein Masters Professor in Art and Dr. Kyle Longley was named the Henry Salvatori Professor of American Values and Traditions. Both endowed professorships provide research funds to advance

Escalette Adventures in Copenhagen

August 31, 2022 by | News

Over the summer, The Escalette Permanent Art Collection Director, Fiona Shen and Museum Registrar, Jessica Bocinski, traveled to Denmark to visit the Copenhagen Contemporary, where one of the most well-known paintings in the Escalette Collection is on loan, Untitled by Mary Corse. The Mary Corse painting is currently on display as part of their “Light

Art Professor and Alumni Come Together to Create Double Horizon

August 1, 2022 by | News

This summer, the Exploratorium in San Francisco hosted Associate Art Professor Lia Halloran’s new installation, Double Horizon, in its Black Box gallery space. It is an immersive three-screen video experience that captivates the viewer in Halloran’s portraits of Los Angeles. The video footage was shot from cameras mounted to a plane piloted by Halloran as

“The Artist is Present” – New Escalette Podcast Hosted by Catalyst: A Creative Industries Podcast

July 20, 2022 by Jessica Bocinski | News

The Escalette Collection is excited to share our new mini podcast series hosted by Catalyst: A Creative Industries Podcast, titled “The Artist is Present.” In this series, students interview Escalette Collection artists, asking questions about their artistic practice, career, and interests. A new episode will drop every Thursday during the month of July. You can

Cosmic Archaeology For the first time in history, scientists unearth extraterrestrial culture on the international space station

June 16, 2022 by Rachel Morrison | News

Researchers from five international space agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), live and work on the station in what is one of the world’s most ambitious multinational collaborative projects. Their research is well documented on NASA’s ISS blog and includes such wide-ranging topics as the effects of space travel on the human

Students Step Outside the Classroom to Explore Environmental Justice Through Art, Advocacy and More

June 15, 2022 by Dawn Bonker | News

An art exhibition spans the halls of Chapman University’s Roosevelt Hall, inviting viewers to consider the environmental wrongs perpetuated against the landscape. Speakers present strategies for responding to oil spills along California’s coastline. A book talk features a visit from the author, an environmental activist. Those events could be a lineup on any university calendar.

The Art and Craft of Graphic Design

June 9, 2022 by | News

Alice Premeau ’22, the winner of Chapman’s annual State of the University poster contest, shares her creative process, love of purple, and how the past informs the future. Each year, Chapman University President Daniele Struppa announces a poster contest to the students in the Advanced Graphic Design Course, in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and

From Our Eyes First year Foundation Courses

May 26, 2022 by Yandel Salas ‘25 Graphic Design Major | News

Coming into Wilkinson College at Chapman University this past fall as a first-year graphic design major, I would have never thought to consider how one class could change the trajectory of the beginning of my college experience. When I first saw the (First Year Foundations) FFC course, Exploring the Escalette Collection over the summer, I

From Our Eyes Student Awarded Maureen Bellettini Scholarship

May 16, 2022 by Isabelle Alfonso | News

As a senior majoring in strategic and corporate communication with a minor in studio art I was recently invited to assist and collaborate with Professor Micol Hebron on an art piece for the Skin in the Game Exhibition in Chicago. The Art Department awarded me the Maureen Bellettini Scholarship of $1,400 and a $500 student

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