Blog Archive

January 24, 2023

Tyler's AED Presents Lecture Series Announces Lineup of Speakers

Author: Emily Herbein

The spring season of Tyler School of Art and Architecture's major speaker series — Critical Dialogues, AED Presents, and the Jack Wolgin Visiting Artist Lecture — begins this month featuring both in-house and internationally acclaimed practitioners. On the AED side, lecturers include a handful of Tyler's own faculty, who will discuss their research and how it informs their teaching, architects from local firms, and an architectural critic from the Philadelphia Inquirer.  A full schedule of events can be found here. Read More

January 20, 2023

Ceramics Artist-in-Residence Michael Dela Dika Explores Identity Through Spontaneity

Author: Emily Herbein

Michael Dela Dika is this year’s Ceramics Artist-in-Residence, and he describes this role as a hybrid of “adjunct professor meets visiting artist.” While spending time with students aside from his teaching schedule, Dika finds ways to share his real-world experience as a working artist by encouraging unconventional approaches to the medium and open conversations regarding vulnerability within one’s process. Outside of the classroom, Dika is presenting a new body of work at Ursinus College’s Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art in a solo exhibition titled Shaping Rhapsody, on view from January 20-May 12.   Read More

January 20, 2023

Distinguished Alumni Lecture: Dr. Laura L. Watts

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

"Passion of Place: Nineteenth-century Italian Painting in the Service of Politics" Monday Feb 27, 2023 5 (reception) 5:30-7 EST Tyler B082 Dr. Laura L. Watts (MA 1993; PhD 1999) is a Professor at Daemen University in Amherst, NY and author of the award-winning book, Italian Painting in the Age of Unification (Routledge, 2021). Event sponsored by the Art History Department and supported by Temple's GAF. This lecture is free and open to the public. Read More

January 11, 2023

Tyler Presents Lineup of Spring Visiting Artists and Lecturers

Author: Emily Herbein

The spring season of Tyler School of Art and Architecture's major speaker series — Critical Dialogues, AED Presents, and the Jack Wolgin Visiting Artist Lecture — begins this month featuring both in-house and internationally acclaimed practitioners. Areas of study include an absurdist approach to depicting the ecological crisis through sculpture, futuristic, multimedia landscapes that explore immigrant identity, new media and technology, museum curation, and the intersection between art and literature.  A full schedule of events can be found here. Read More