Blog Archive

November 30, 2022

The Art of Student Teaching Encourages Confidence and Creativity

Author: Emily Herbein

Assistant Professor and Program Head of Art Education Renee Jackson, PhD, delves into this year’s The Art of Student Teaching exhibition, on view this month from November 30-December 4. Last year, the department celebrated 30 years of student teaching shows, originally created by Art Education Professor Emeritus Jo-Anna J. Moore.   Read More

November 17, 2022

Karyn Olivier Reveals Temporal Display for the Newark Airport

Author: Emily Herbein

Professor of Sculpture Karyn Olivier recently unveiled her commission for the Newark Liberty International Airport, two stacks of 17 floating metallic rings that dangle 52 feet in the air. This is Olivier's largest installation to date. The sculptures, titled Approach, feature "panoramic photographs of New Jersey imprinted on the top and bottom of each flat circle, ranging in diameter from 5 to 19 feet. The fluid, telescoping shape of the sculptures, in opposite yin-yang configurations, seem to compress and expand as they are circumnavigated. Fragmented views of New Jersey’s skylines, shipping ports, salt marshes and infrastructure, like its infamous turnpike, conflate and realign in dizzying mosaics," New York Times writer Hilarie M. Sheets describes. Read More

November 12, 2022

Prof. Joe Kopta at the Annual Byzantine Studies Conference

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Joseph Kopta (PhD 2022) presented a paper, "The Gospel Lectionary of Katherine Komnena and New Directions in Manuscript Studies" at the 49th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, this year held at UCLA, November 2–6, 2022. His paper presented original research about the pigment composition of two folios from this manuscript in the collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Image: Photomicrograph of St. Luke from the Gospel Lectionary of Katherine Komnena at the Cleveland Museum of Art (photo: Joseph Kopta) Read More

November 9, 2022

Paolo Mentasti (MFA '23) Showcases Work in Revived Sculpture Straw Gallery

Author: Emily Herbein

This year, Sculpture’s Straw Gallery, located at the studio’s entrance, will feature two-week exhibition periods that showcase the work of current MFA students. To kick off the series, Paolo Mentasti (MFA ‘23) is exhibiting his piece Proleptic Archaeological Fragment 1 until November 13.    Read More

November 9, 2022

Luke Green (BArch '21, MArch '23) Receives AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Student Achievement Award

Author: Emily Herbein

Luke Green (BArch ‘21, MArch ‘23) has been selected as Temple’s recipient of AIA Pennsylvania’s Architectural Excellence Student Achievement Award. The award highlights one student per accredited school for their exceptional scholastic achievement and future promise, and their readiness to take on the challenges and responsibilities of the work required in the field of architecture. Other accredited Pennsylvania universities participating include Carnegie Mellon, Drexel, Jefferson, Marywood, Penn State, and the University of Pennsylvania.  Read More