April 16, 2024

    Natalia Ángeles Vieyra (PhD '21) Appointed First Associate Curator of Latinx Art at National Gallery of Art

    Author: Jordan Cameron

    Art History alum Natalia Ángeles Vieyra (PhD '21) has joined the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. in the newly created role of Associate Curator of Latinx Art. This position originated as part of the Advancing Latinx Art in Museums initiative, with the support of the Mellon, Fort, Getty, and Terra Foundations. “This transformative program has provided the support for the creation of several new curatorial positions specializing in Latinx art across the United States and Puerto Rico, including my new role at the National Gallery of Art,” Vieyra, who is Mexican American, said. Vieyra says her top priorities as associate curator include building on the National Gallery’s collection of Latinx art, exhibition programming, and community outreach.  Read More

    April 3, 2024

    Back to the Nest: Tyler Architecture Alum’s Career Journey Comes Full Circle

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler Architecture alum Aaron Bell (BArch ’11) has worked on a wide range of projects throughout his career– from a food hall in Nashville to a historic bank building-turned-hotel in Pittsburgh. But two recently completed projects have stood out for bringing his professional journey uniquely full circle: Bell had the opportunity to work on iNest, a new Temple University innovation center, in addition to serving as project architect for The Battery, a mixed-used complex that repurposed the very same structure that Bell studied for his thesis work at Tyler. Read More

    February 28, 2024

    (re)Focus Festival Convenes Tyler Alumni Panel to Discuss Portraying Women's Bodies

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    In March, amid a Philadelphia-wide celebration of women artists, three Tyler alums will reflect on the portrayal of female bodies in art in a panel discussion hosted by Tyler and Temple Contemporary.  The panel, (im)positions - Women Portraying Women’s Bodies, will feature a conversation among visual artists Erin M. Riley (MFA ’09), Autumn Wallace (BFA ’18), and Chelsey Luster (BFA ’19), moderated by art historian and Tyler Professor Emerita Therese “Terry” Dolan, PhD.  Read More

    February 22, 2024

    Professor Pepón Osorio and Edgar Heap of Birds (MFA '79) Named 2024 Arts and Letters Awardees

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Pepón Osorio, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Community Art, and Tyler alum Edgar Heap of Birds (MFA '79) have been honored as 2024 Awards in Art recipients by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the organization announced in a press release. Since 1942, the awards have been selected annually by Arts and Letters members. The 2024 awards, totaling $125,000, were granted to eleven established and emerging artists. Read More

    December 1, 2023

    Tyler Alumni Awarded 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler alumni Michelle Weinberg (MFA ’88), Beth Sutherland (MFA ’81), and Amy Ritter (BFA ’09) have been awarded a 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship grant, a highly competitive program administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts with support from the New York State Council on the Arts. Read More

    March 22, 2022

    Visual Studies Alumna Alison Evans (BFA '21) Recognized by Honoring the Future for Sustainability Project

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Visual Studies alumna Alison Evans (BA ‘21) was recognized with an Honorable Mention from Honoring the Future’s Fellowship and Award Program for Emerging Craft Artists Advancing Sustainability. Thanks to the organization, “craft students across the nation are rising to the challenge of climate change, using their powerful visual voices to offer hope and inspiration for achieving a sustainable future.” Evans’ project, Water Works, explored the relationship between  Philadelphia’s waterways and various levels of pollution.  Read More

    November 13, 2019

    Tyler Glass alumnus builds “House of Learning” at local synagogue

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Eight decades after his grandfather fled Nazi Germany and his family’s beloved synagogue was destroyed during the terrors of Kristallnacht, Tyler Glass alumnus Dan Ostrov (MFA ’08) has helped construct a suite of new, one-of-a-kind furniture for the Beit Midrash, or “house of learning,” at Kohelet Yeshiva, a Modern Orthodox K-12 school near Philadelphia in Merion Station, Pennsylvania.  Read More


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