Yvonne Escalante Visiting Artist in Jewelry and Metal Arts

Oct 15, 2019

07:00 PM

Visual Arts Building, E125

107 River Street, Iowa City, IA 52246

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First Aid cabinet, steel, powder coating, brass, acrylic, string, coiled wire, arcade joystick and button, wheat

Yvonne Escalante is an artist and educator who lives and works in San José, California. Raised in Southern California, Escalante received her BFA from California State University, Long Beach and later earned her MFA from San José State University, where she now runs the Jewelry and Small Metals area. Her art utilizes traditional metalsmithing techniques in multi-media sculptures and installations that explore themes of cultural, social, and environmental justice. Escalante’s work has been exhibited nationally, including the deYoung Museum, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and the Oakland Museum of California. 

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