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January 27, 2015

Jennifer Johnson - featured on ARTBLOG

Author: Drew Ippoliti

Tyler School of Art Ceramics MFA Candidate Jennifer Johnson's sculptural installation "Funeral for Minimalism" was recently mentioned in a review featured on ARTBLOG.   For the full story and more images please visit   - Read More

January 22, 2015

American Institute of Architecture elects Tyler Architecture Alumni: Denise Thompson and Brian Szymanik

Author: Emily Furlong

Written by Stephanie Haller, BS Arch '15 With the new year off to a start, the AIA has recently elected new board members which includes two Temple Architecture Alumni. Denise Thompson, AIA, LEED AP, BD + C, chosen as the President Elect has been active member of the AIA Philadelphia community since beginning her career in the architecture field. Prior to her current position as President Elect, she held the titles of both the Philadelphia Director (2010-2014) and Regional Associate Director (2006-2008) on the AIA board. She has also been an associate of local Philadelphia Architecture firm, Francis Cauffman since 2003. Brian Szymanik, AIA LEED AP, recently elected as the Chapter Director of Philadelphia’s AIA is also a member of the Temple Architecture Faculty. He is one of two co-founders and principal of the design and planning firm, MAKE llc. He previously was a member of both the Marywood University and Philadelphia University Architecture faculties. Read More

January 14, 2015

Art Education Student Exhibition

Author: Kylie Doyle

People from all walks of life fill Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery within the Tyler School of Art. The walls are adorned with colorful pieces of artwork from many different schools in Philadelphia. The student teachers of Tyler’s Art Education program stand in front of each area dedicated to the school that they concluded their internships at, pride evident on every face as their students and families come through to admire the artworks. The art education program is monitored carefully by a great deal of dedicated faculty members, including  Lisa Kay, Wendy Osterweil, and  Pepón Osorio (of the community arts department). Though the student teachers spend their time educating their young pupils, in turn their students educate them and prove that there is always something new to learn. The profession of teaching is a noble one indeed, and seeing in person the effects that their instruction can have on their students is second to none. Read More

January 8, 2015

Julia Six Exhibition at chashama 266 in NYC

Author: chaddcurtis

2015 Ceramics MFA candiate, Julia Six, has an exhibition currently on view at chashama 266 in New York City. The exhibition, titled Accommodating the Bulk, is on view from January 7-16, 2015.  From the description on the chashama 266 webpage: Read More