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Graphic Design Major Takes His Skills to Little Tokyo

November 25, 2020 by | News

In the midst of the pandemic, Darin Maki, founder of the clothing brand CRFT by Maki, was looking to help some of the struggling small businesses in Little Tokyo, a historic Japanese American district located in downtown Los Angeles. Enter Wilkinson Graphic Design student Kyle Kawakami (‘21) who volunteered his skills and time to help

In Honor of Veterans The Escalette celebrates all service members

November 11, 2020 by Lindsay Shen | News

This Veterans Day, the Escalette thanks all service members for their countless sacrifices to ensure our safety and freedom. In their honor, today we feature a work by a veteran artist in the Escalette Collection and reflect on the unique ability of art to help us connect with others’ viewpoints and experiences with empathy and

An Escalette Halloween Celebrate the spooky season with art!

October 29, 2020 by Jordan Sapp | Art

Summer is finally over—even though it’s still too hot—which means it’s time for Halloween. Sure, Halloween is canceled, as far as trick-or-treating and costume parties go, but that doesn’t mean the spirit of Halloween is dead. Halloween is no mere mortal holiday, it is a state of mind. Spooky season is a state of being.

Escalette Collection Zoom Virtual Backgrounds Add some inspiration to your next Zoom meeting!

October 16, 2020 by Jessica Bocinski | News

The Escalette Collection of Art is excited to announce a new series of Zoom virtual backgrounds. Download any of the backgrounds below to combat Zoom fatigue and add some inspiration to your next meeting! These Zoom backgrounds are also available for download on our website (chapman.edu/escalette). We will continue to add more background options, so

Behind the New CU Safely Signage

October 5, 2020 by | News

On Monday, October 5, 2020, some students, faculty, and staff will be allowed on the Chapman campus for the first time in over six months. However, there will be guidelines and rules to follow, all communicated by new signage on campus. Wilkinson College Professor Claudine Jaenichen (Department of Art), who studies how people process information

Guggenheim Gallery Goes Digital 

September 4, 2020 by | News

The Guggenheim Gallery is not letting COVID-19 stop it from showcasing student’s artwork and curated exhibitions. While the gallery remains closed for in-person visits, it is continuing programming of art exhibits on its website and social media platforms in a new and exciting way. The gallery recently announced that a selection of the catalogs created

Wilkinson College Rises to the Occasion Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

August 28, 2020 by | News

  Wilkinson College is committed to leading the conversation on campus and in our community on issues of humanity, unity, and justice with the new series, Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race. The initiative demonstrates the vital importance of the arts, humanities and social sciences to building a better, more

Grant Writer’s Boot Camp Learning through the Grant Process Simulation

August 12, 2020 by | News

Through a competitive application process, six Wilkinson College faculty have been selected to participate in the second annual Chapman Grant Writers’ Boot Camp, designed to assist faculty in learning about all phases of applying for external grant funds. In this simulation of the grant process, faculty will respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP), learn

Faculty Books: Rocks, the Timeless Bridge Between Man and Nature

July 27, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

Have you ever been so captivated by the shape, color, or texture of a rock in nature that you decide to pick it up and keep it? If so, you have been tapping into the ancient practice of “viewing stones.” In art, the term “viewing stones,” is primarily associated with two traditions of stone appreciation—the

Faculty Books: Dr. Ian Barnard Doesn’t Mind Pushing Buttons Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions

June 25, 2020 by Samantha De La O | News

Sex panic. This is the phrase that Dr. Ian Barnard (English/LGBTQ Studies) uses to describe how contemporary liberal culture unintentionally uses sex panics to reinforce transphobic and homophobic tropes. In their new book, Sex Panic Rhetorics, Queer Interventions, Barnard illuminates the ways that the public, media, and politicians produce, construct, and disseminate sex panics. “The

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