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Artist Karen Hampton: Weaving the Threads of History

July 29, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

We are excited to announce that textile artist, educator, and mentor, Karen Hampton who investigates United States history and explores the continued legacy of slavery in America and the African Diaspora will be a special guest speaker, “Prayers for Flint” for Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on Environmental Justice on October 29, 2021 (mark

Rotimi Fani-Kayode The Art of Being an Outsider

June 7, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, the Escalette Permanent Collection of Art in Wilkinson College would like to feature the work and life of Rotimi Fani-Kayode, a Nigerian-British photographer who used his art to capture the black queer experience, to reject homophobia, and to fight for equal political representation during the AIDS crisis. Fani-Kayode was

Chapman Student Unites Art With Activism to Empower a Social Justice Community

June 4, 2021 by Natalia Ventura '21 | News

I was born and raised in the border city of Chula Vista, where every other person and restaurant is Mexican, and every other word switches from Spanish to English. I came to Chapman University to pursue a degree in peace studies, and in my first semester I went from speaking Spanish every day to maybe

Director of Art Partners With Chapman Students to Increase Representation in Permanent Collection Lindsay Shen discusses how partnerships with students and the community are supporting the development of a more inclusive art collection.

May 19, 2021 by Michelle Anguka | News

In the spring of 2019, a group of Chapman University students approached the Escalette Collection with a specific request: to see and hear from artists they felt were underrepresented in the collection. Escalette Director at Chapman Lindsay Shen was eager to answer the call. “We’re happy when students talk or write to us to point

2021 Wilkinson Student Excellence Award Winners

May 14, 2021 by | News

The past couple of weeks, high-achieving Wilkinson students were recognized with honors in a series of events that constituted this year’s annual Wilkinson College award ceremonies and campus leadership awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Kugelman Awards Dulcie and Lawrence Kugelman have been supporting the Annual Kugelman Arts and Humanities Awards Ceremony for well over

Faculty Opportunity Fund Congrats to Wilkinson Faculty Recipients

April 29, 2021 by Allison DeVries | News

Congratulations to the six faculty opportunity award recipients from Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences! Chapman University’s Faculty Opportunity Fund is a competitive merit-based internal funding opportunity for faculty to apply for up to $15,000 to conduct research or creative activity. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development

Peter Williams The Art of Bearing Witness

April 19, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

Wilkinson College continues to highlight art 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. This week we introduce you to artist Peter Williams, recipient of a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship Award, 2021 American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Prize, and

June Edmonds: Stories in Color

March 30, 2021 by Jordan Sapp | News

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. Olé by artist June Edmonds is an explosion of color and texture, full of movement and passion. The painting seems to

Carla Jay Harris Creating Space to Reimagine

March 17, 2021 by Jessica Bocinski | News

In honor of Woman’s History Month, we are highlighting some of the work of women artists 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

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