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June 30, 2021

GAID Alum “Brunofsky” Work Included in PMA Collection

Author: Zachary Vickers

A Tyler School of Art and Architecture Graphic & Interactive Design alum, who goes by the anonymous artist name “Brunofsky,” recently had their work enter the renowned permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Brunofsky’s poster is part of the “First 100 Days Art Project,” a project, in partnership with the Philly blog Streets Dept and the nonprofit Mural Arts Philadelphia, designed to engage the public around policy issues that could be addressed by President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris during their first 100 days in office. Read More

June 28, 2021

Tyler Landscape Architecture Faculty Member Wins Teaching Medal

Author: Zachary Vickers

Lolly Tai, professor of Landscape Architecture, has received the 2021 Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), recognizing her sustained and significant contribution to landscape architecture education. “Needless to say I am deeply humbled,” said Tai. A national honor given annually, the Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal is awarded to a faculty member who embodies the eponymous Professor Carpenter of Ohio State University—an individual whose honor, commitment and energy as an educator leaves an indelible mark on landscape architecture education. Read More

June 25, 2021

Lily F. Scott (PhD candidate) awarded fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Lily F. Scott was awarded the Barra American Art Fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Center for American Art for 2021/22. The Barra American Art Fellow assists with department research and exhibition projects while also working on personal research and dissertation writing. Lily's project, Neither Then nor Now: Queer Temporalities & Interwar Portraits of Expatriate Sapphists, examines the portraiture of/by queer American women artists living in 1920s Paris. Read More

June 24, 2021

Architecture Alum Named Princeton University’s Associate Vice President for Capital Projects

Author: Zachary Vickers

Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Dozie Ibeh (BArch ‘01), alum of the Architecture Program, has been named Princeton University’s next associate vice president for capital projects. Ibeh, who has over 20 years of experience in architecture and construction management, will lead a staff of 60 whose responsibilities cover all activities involved in capital plan project management and real estate development, including project initiation and planning, project administration and construction management. Read More

June 22, 2021

Isaac Scott (MFA '21) Wins National Magazine Award

Author: Zachary Vickers

Isaac Scott (MFA '21), a student in Tyler's ceramics program, has won a 2021 National Magazine Award for his photography featured in the 2020 New Yorker article, "A Photographer on the Front Lines of Philadelphia's Protests." National Magazine Awards, known as "the Ellies," are the highest awards in the magazine industry. Read More

June 16, 2021

AH Alumni publish on art and politics in the US

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Natalia Vieyra (PhD 2021) and Tara Kaufman (MA 2019) have both contributed articles to Panorma: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art 7.1 2021. Natalia's article is in the Special Section on Art and Politics in the US Capitol: "Columbus, Conquest, and the Capitol"; Tara's article is a review of an exhibition: "Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art Nature, Culture" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Both can be found here : Panorama Spring 2021 Read More

June 9, 2021

Tyler alumnus selected for campus mural project as part of Temple’s commitment to the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Zachary Vickers

This post is an edited version of a longer story by Rayna Lewis at Temple Now. Read the entire story here. Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumnus Mat Tomezsko (TYL ’09), an accomplished muralist who has created a variety of community art projects, has been selected to produce a mural as part of Temple University’s commitment to the U.N.’s invitation to World Heritage Cities to create artwork depicting one of their 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These goals include no poverty, zero hunger, affordable and clean energy, and reducing inequalities—the latter selected by Temple as it aligns with Russell Conwell’s purpose when he established Temple.  Read More

June 8, 2021

Tyler Horticulture Grad Student Earns Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship

Author: Zachary Vickers

Alyssa Hannigan, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Horticulture graduate student, has received The Garden Club of America’s (GCA) Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Horticulture, which celebrates friendship and the love of gardening within the GCA. “I'm honored to receive this scholarship because it will help fund my education towards a master's in landscape architecture,” said Hannigan. “I've always had a great admiration for the natural world and plants, so receiving this award from the Garden Club of America is confirmation that I'm headed in the right direction.” Read More