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May 21, 2013

Knight Foundation Award to Art History at Tyler

Author: tub49693

Two Temple organizations were among the 43 winners of the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia, a three-year arts fundraising challenge from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Tyler School of Art was awarded $8,000 for graduate students in the Department of Art History. Students from the school recently collaborated with art students from La Salle University and Chestnut Hill College to host a three-month exhibition of the Philadelphia native and African-American artist Charles Searles at the La Salle University Art Museum and Temple’s Tyler School of Art. Dr. Susanna Gold, assistant professor of Art History taught the "Exhibition Studies" course that worked on the project at Temple. Read More

May 15, 2013

Applied Arts 2013 Student Awards

Author: tuc56633

Seven GAID undergraduate majors are among the winners of the Applied Arts 2013 Student Awards competition. Congratulations to Pamela Casey, Kevin Downs, Russell Edling, Matthew Gordils, Dan Lehman, Laura Sutphen and Sarah Surrette! The winning work will be showcased in the November/December 2013 issue of Applied Arts magazine and the Winners Gallery on the website as well as at the annual Winners Exhibit inToronto.  Read More

May 13, 2013

Hal Jones firm helped move Barnes Collection

Author: webta

Congratulations to Hal Jones, MFA Sculpture ’78, his firm Atelier Art moved the priceless art collection of the Barnes Foundation into its new home. Diane Mastrull in the Philadelphia Inquirer wrote, “No doubt the envy of art handlers the world over, the move involved 4,323 pieces of a priceless renowned collection by early modernists, including Matisse, Cézanne, Renoir and Picasso.’ Read More

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May 13, 2013

Workshop with Rochelle Toner

Author: webta

Printmaker Rochelle Toner was an artist in residence in the Printmaking studios during October 2011. In addition to working on a intaglio print project in the studios, Rockie met with students and classes. An expert in aquatint techniques she shared her knowledge with the Tyler print community. Read Rochelle Toner’s article Contemporary Printmaking: When Anything is Possible What is Desirable?          Read More

May 10, 2013

Jeffry Mitchell has solo person exhibition

Author: webta

Jeffry Mitchell, Tyler MFA Printmaking ’88, had a solo exhibition, Like a Valentine: The Art of  Jeffry Mitchell, at the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, which is reviewed in the February 2013 issue of Art in America. The exhibition is accompanied by the publication of the first monograph on his work. Read More

May 10, 2013

Wayne Kleppe created exhibition

Author: webta

Wayne Kleppe, MFA Printmaking Candidate, organized “Vietnam Portfolio - Prints by Tyler Printmaking Faculty and Students,” which he presented at a Printmaking workshop in Hanoi,Vietnam. Read More

May 10, 2013

Eight Tyler Printmakers featured in the new Survey of Contemporary Printmaking

Author: webta

Eight Tyler Printmakers are featured in the new Survey of Contemporary Printmaking book by Egan, Ehlbeck and Muise. Ron Abram MFA ‘86, Christoper Hartshorne MFA ‘09, Professor Richard Hricko MFA ‘79, Zach Lindenberger MFA ‘03, Laurie Sloan MFA ‘86, Professor Hester Stinnett MFA ‘82, Shelley Thorstensen MFA ‘87 and Professor and Dean Emeritus Rochelle Toner are included. Read More

May 10, 2013

New Photography Faculty Byron Wolfe

Author: webta

Tyler School of Art welcomes photographer Byron Wolfe as a new faculty member starting in the fall 2013 semester. Currently the David W. and Helen F. Lantis University professor at California State University, Chico, he has authored four books including, Third Views, Second Sights: A Rephotographic Survey of the American West. Byron Wolfe is an internationally collected and exhibited photographer and artist and has four book publications to his credit. He has designed and published interactive media and e-books. For more information about these works, please follow the Overview link to the left on his website www.byronwolfe.com. Much of his long-time collaborative work with Mark Klett can be seen on Klett&Wolfe.com andThirdview.org. Read More

May 9, 2013

Creative Quarterly 28 (Fall 2012)

Author: webta

Graphic & Interactive Design students had work selected for publication in Creative Quarterly. Winning work will be published in the magazine and on the website. The work of runners-up will be exhibited on the online gallery. Winner: Woody Harrington (BFA), Caleb Heisey (MFA), Rachel Ignotofsky (BFA), Nicole Marinese (BFA), Carol Ly (BFA), Nina Reck (MFA). Runner-up:  Woody Harrington (BFA), Sarah Karwoski (BFA), Molly Whalen (BFA). Read More

May 9, 2013

Graphis New Talent Annual 2012

Author: webta

The following GAID students had their work accepted for publication in the 2012 New Talent Annual: Nina Reck (MFA) 8 projects; Christine Fajardo (MFA) 6 projects; Christina Hart (BFA); Katey Mangels (MFA) 3 projects; Theresa Decker (BFA) 3 projects.  Read More

May 9, 2013

Architecture Students Create Spatial Experiences

Author: Kayla Cropper

Professor Robert Trempe’s capstone course Architectural Design VI gives students the opportunity to take on a special topic in architectural design. “The students are expected to learn about new techniques in full-scale architectural manufacturing including the translation of complex computational geometries and physical production employing CNC [Computer Numerical Control] technologies,” Trempe said. For this studio, students are required to complete two installations, “Patterned Porosity” and “Sequential Conversations.” For “Patterned Porosity,” students used Styrofoam insulation to design a group installation in the window bay of the corridor between the Tyler Cafe and the Architecture building. Read More

May 6, 2013

Kaoru Sakurai recently published book

Author: webta

Kaoru Sakurai published Kaku-Egaku (translated “to draw, to envision”) Nov 2011, Collected Interviews from Japanese contemporary artists, Curators, Creative producers and Designers.   To purchase: http://www.keigado.co.jp/goods/1315302231720/ http://www.amazon.co.jp/描く・かく・えがく-桜井-薫/dp/4874300367 Read More

May 6, 2013

Mark Shetabi, Assistant Professor, Has Upcoming Exhibition

Author: Kayla Cropper

Assistant Professor of Painting at Tyler, Mark Shetabi, has an upcoming exhibition in New York City. The Grand Tour will be Shetabi’s fourth solo show presented by the Jeff Bailey Gallery. It will feature new sculptures and paintings that explore ideas about travel, transition and escape. Many of the pieces depict places or technology of the past that have now become obsolete. The sculptures that serve as points of departure, Campers, and the painting Girl on a Bicycle feature styles that could be old or new. The exhibit also features the sculpture Arcade and the painting Caspian Sea Hyatt. Both portray a certain technology or style from another time that are now outdated Shetabi depicted objects and images in a way that invites further consideration. By using painting and sculpture, he creates a permanent place that resists the eventual disappearance of the things from the past. Read More

May 3, 2013

Two GAID Students Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

Author: Kayla Cropper

Two GAID graduating MFA students, Emily Colburn and Lydia Nichols, have been awarded a prestigious fellowship from Chronicle Books in San Francisco. “I applied for this fellowship because working for Chronicle Books would be a dream of mine,” Colburn said. “They create beautiful, contemporary and playful books/products.” Nichols will be their Children’s Design Fellow, while Colburn will be their Marketing Design Fellow. At first, Colburn applied to be in the Food & Drink department because of her love for food. “They saw my application and recommended me for the Marketing position, which I’m thrilled about!” Colburn said. There were only five total fellow positions available this year, so they had to be very competitive. “I had to submit a printed profile, a statement and a resume,” Colburn said. “I created a book with all my recent graduate work.” Read More