Liliana Leopardi and Eric Chimenti took their art students on a travel course to Italy called, Rethinking Renaissance Visual Culture. They studied in Florence, Sienna, Venice and Rome. Check out their blog for beautiful photos from all over Italy and read about what they and learned.
The Art Department is showcasing the newest and most innovative works of art created by their students. Opening Reception is on Monday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. in the Guggenheim Gallery and all are invited.
Jason Weems is an Assistant Professor in Art History at the University of California Riverside where he specializes in American art, with particular interests in history of visuality in the regional, national, and transcultural contexts. His current book, Barnstorming the Prairies: Aerial Vision and Modernity in Rural American, 1920-1940, traces the impact of aerial view-making
The Department of Art is hosting its Biannual Ceramics Sale in the Atallah Piazza December 6th-10th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come get some great gifts for this holiday season all made by students in the Ceramics Program at Chapman University. Many students from the Advanced Ceramics class look forward to this event each
Chapman University Visual Arts Speaker Series Presents, Michelle Dizon and Camilo Ontiveros. Dizon is an artist, filmmaker, and writer. Her work focuses on questions of postcoloniality, globalization, migration, social movements, human rights, and historical memory. Integrating essayistic documentary practices with the projected image installation, Dizon arrives at a form in dialogue with the legacies of
Commonspace will be Opening November 13, 2010 with its first exhibit “Action (un)Packed: Abstraction After Action” from 5-7 p.m. This exhibit will showcase painting practices that aren’t afraid of complexity or abjection, beauty or the ridiculous, but that actively demonstrate a dynamic negotiation between disparate regimes of pictorial signification. The host of this exhibit is Professor Michael
COLLIDER exhibition installation plans Folding Unfolding: COLLIDER Collider is the collaborative team of BigPrototype and Chapman’s Professor of Fine Art, Dr. Lia Halloran. Folding Unfolding: Collider, is an interactive exhibition installation, 3D modeling workshop and discussion inspired by the gypsum crystals of the Naica Mine in Mexico. Folding Unfolding discovers the geometry of basic crystal
Megan (Meyer) Rosenkrantz, 2006 Wilkinson College, Department of Art graduate, just finished illustrating and writing a children’s book which will be available November 20, 2010. The book titled, “The Great Adventures of Larriot the Liger” is available for preview now. Check it out.
Commpost Magazine, Issue 8 is here! What is Commpost Magazine you ask? It’s a newspaper focusing solely on the world of graphic design and the department. It’s a post-communication, publication. Every event, new professor, show, opportunity, and change is conveyed to our readers each semester through this paper run and created by graphic design students and professors. Click here
Matthew Coolidge is the Founder and Director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI) in Los Angeles, a nonprofit art/research organization that employs a multimedia and multidisciplinary approach to increase and diffuse knowledge about how the nation’s lands are utilized and perceived. He serves as a project director, photographer and curator for CLUI exhibitions,