Blog Archive

June 25, 2015

Anne H. Muraoka (Art History PhD 2009) publishes book on Caravaggio and Borromeo

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Anne H. Muraoka received her PhD in Art History in 2009 specializing in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, and in particular Counter-Reformation painting. She is currently Assistant Professor of Art History at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she also serves as the Art History Program Director. She is a recipient of the J. William Fulbright Fellowship (Rome, Italy, 2006-2007) and a Summer Research Fellowship (2013) from the Office of Research at Old Dominion University. Among her publications are two lengthy contributions to Oxford Bibliographies Online. She has presented her research on Caravaggio, Gabriele Paleotti, and Carlo Borromeo at several professional conferences, including the Renaissance Society of America, Sixteenth-Century Society, and College Art Association conferences  Her book, The Path of Humility, Caravaggio and Carlo Borromeo is now available through Peter Lang Publishing (2015). Read More

June 17, 2015

Tyler Alum Mark Mahosky Selected as August Gettysburg Battlefield Artist-in-Residence

Author: Kari Scott

Gettysburg National Military Park’s Artist-in-Residence for August will be painter and multimedia artist, Mark Mahosky (BFA '86), of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania. This is the second of three artists’ residency programs available at Gettysburg National Military Park this year. Mahosky will spend the month of August, 2015 at the park, working and chatting with the public as he draws or sculpts. Afterward, he’ll provide a public program with his works as lecture and reflection on the varied meanings and transformations over time in the laboratory of American public memory that Gettysburg represents. Read More

June 16, 2015

A new Addition for Editioning in Printmaking!

Author: Alexander Barnett

Printmaking majors Karly Avrach, Christina Giancola and MFA student Megan Nolde helped Professor Richard Hricko and technicians Adam Blumberg and John Williams move a recently aquired platen press and cabinets of letterpress type into the Printmaking studio. According to Professor Hricko, "students will be able to use the platen press as a part of our Book Structures course, expanding the options in our curriculum." Read More

June 4, 2015

Congratulations to Tiffany Tavarez, '04 BFA Printmaking, for being named in the top 30 over 30 in the Philadelphia area by Femme and Fortune website!

Author: Alexander Barnett

Tiffany Tavarez is a true advocate in our Philadelphia community for many different area organizations. She defines the role of a true connector, always bringing people together so that progress can be made. Her heart is big, just like her personality. Good luck getting a coffee date with her. You’ll have to plan ahead three months in advance to get on her jam packed schedule! Her answers to our questions are pretty enlightening. The perfect end to this rainy Tuesday.  Read Interview Here Read More

June 4, 2015

Lourdes Monje, BS Arch'17, profiled by American Institute of Architecture Students

Author: Emily Furlong

Lourdes Monje, Bachelor of Science in Architecture '17, was recently profiled and interviewed by American Institute of Architecture Students. Monje was featured in a weekly email discussing studio culture. Some highlights include: Describe your studio culture: "My studio culture is diverse and open in the sense that classmates feel comfortable enough to critique each other's work. What advice would you give a high school student about studio? "A high school student should understand that studio at my university is intense, a bit stressful, and awesome all at the same time. I love studio because...."It allows me to interact with a diverse range of like-minded people while working on becoming the kind of designer I am meant to be." To see more of Monje's interview, please visit Read More

June 3, 2015

Remembering Terry F. Crockett, Bachelor of Architecture '85

Author: Emily Furlong

Terry F. Crockett, BArch '85, passed away on Sunday, March 8th, 2015. Terry was the founding principle of Terry F. Crockett Architects, as well as the co-founder and first president of the Philadelphia Chapter of NOMA (National Organization of Minority Architects). For more information about Terry F. Crockett, please click here. Read More

June 1, 2015

Met fellowship exposes Tyler student to new possibilities

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

In the spring of 2013, Agnes Szymanska was in Philadelphia studying at Tyler School of Art. Today, the art history doctoral student is engaging in research and museum curation at Manhattan’s world-renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art—the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere—through a 12-month-long fellowship. Read More