Art Education

The Art Education area serves and celebrates the community that surrounds it. Its programs send talented teachers into neighborhood schools, enliven the visual landscape with inspiring public artwork and enrich the cultural climate of the city by sponsoring multi-media and performing arts collaborations.

Teaching certification coursework prepares students to qualify for the PA Teaching Certification in Art for grades K–12. The program accomplishes this through combining a rigorous course of study in studio art, art history, art education, education and Temple’s General Education curriculum, with field placements in Philadelphia schools at all grade levels, which allows students to pinpoint their interests and teaching capabilities.

Upcoming Events

  • July 02, 2015
  • 4:00pm

Leah Modigliani, Assistant Professor of Visual Studies,has work included in The Art Gallery of Mississauga's exhibition Be a Sport, which...

  • October 02, 2015
  • 9:00am

Tyler's Annual Graduate Open House is an opportunity for prospective graduate students to tour the facilities, meet with faculty and curr...

  • November 01, 2015
  • 11:45pm

Priority deadline for Transfer applicants applying for the Spring 2016 semester. Please go to the following link for information regardin...

Alumni Spotlight

Kathryn Schlavi

kathryn schlavi working on mural

Kathryn Schlavi (Tyler MEd, 2011) works as a socially-engaged artist, educator, and art education consultant.  She collaborates with communities to create unique gathering spaces meant to enhance learning, encourage communication, celebrate space, and inspire change. In her artistic work, she creates event-based projects created through handmade tents, zines, mobile structures, parades, and more using media such as found objects, fiber, and costumes.  As an educator, Kate works with schools, non-profits, and museums facilitating artist-in-residence projects based on creating collaborative community creations such as murals, parades, zines, and more.  As a consultant, she runs professional development workshops for teaching artists on writing arts integration lessons; she works with classroom teachers to incorporate art making into their lessons, and writes arts integration curriculum for clients.   More

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Be A Sport
Featured Event

Be A Sport

July 02, 2015

Leah Modigliani, Assistant Professor of Visual Studies,has work included in The Art Gallery of Mississauga's exhibition Be a Sport, which

Student Teacher Joy Waldinger with her host teacher Marie Huard
Student Life

Art of Student Teaching Exhibition

April 28, 2015

Tyler's Art Education Program held its Spring Art of Student Teaching show this past Sunday. In the Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery, students

Art of Student Teaching Flyer
Featured Event

The Art of Student Teaching

April 21, 2015

Come to the Art of Student Teaching show! Put on by Temple/Tyler student art teachers at area schools, the show features work by students

Prof. Lisa Kay with the student teachers' Visual Notes
Student Life

Art Education Student Exhibition

January 14, 2015

People from all walks of life fill Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery within the Tyler School of Art. The walls are adorned with colorful pieces

Sculpture by Merion Elementary Student
Featured Event

Applications Due for Fall Interns and Student Teachers

March 01, 2015

March 1st is the deadline for applications for Fall 2015 Internships and Student Teachers. Application can be dropped off at B088 in Tyle

Students performing in the Caperucita Roja
Art Education

Caperucita Roja and the Big Bad Wolf

May 14, 2014

Once upon a time… 7 months ago, Marion Ramirez (MFA Dance), Tim Gibbon (Med Art Education), and Desiree Bender (Med Art Education) met Wi

Featured Event

Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference 2014

October 31, 2014

  Presentations and Presenters Papercuts: Create a Web of Life, Associate Professor Wendy Osterweil Create paper cuts inspired by f

Show card for Firefly Illuminations Show
Art Education

Dr. Lisa Kay Featured in Temple News

February 25, 2015

Firefly Illuminations, Dr. Lisa Kay's work with Carson Valley Children's Aid, was on show at the Woodmere Museum until February 22nd, 201

Community Arts Practices student work
Featured Event

"Radical Jewish Philadelphia" at the Hidden City Philadelphia Festival

June 09, 2013

BILLY YALOWITZ and students from the Community Arts Practices program at Tyler School of Art will present “Radical Jewish Philadelphia,”


National Art Education Convention

April 8, 2013

Wendy Osterweil presented “Puppetry Partners: Engaged Responses to African American Art" and Lisa Kay was a Panelist, “Silence, Neutralit

Sudents interact with Clay Show installation
Featured Event

Clay Programs of Excellence in Philadelphia Area High Schools, 2015

January 07, 2015

Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department and the Craft Department's Ceramics Program were thrilled to host Philadelphia Area

Group picture of Tyler Early Career Art Teachers
Student Life

Early Career Art Teachers at Tyler

October 27, 2014

The Early Career Art Teachers group host gatherings for early career art teachers and recent art ed alums to offer support, meet each oth


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