Alumni News

June 14, 2018

Jordan Garlic (BA 2018) to be interning at the PMA

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Jordan Garlic, who earned her BA in Art History in Dec 2017, will be interning at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the summer of 2018.  She is as well the recipient of the Diversity Fellowship.  She writes, "I have been placed in the Contemporary Art department and will be working on a few different projects with the Exhibitions Assistant and the Collections Assistant including preparations for the Jasper Johns Retrospective that will be taking place simultaneously at the PMA and the Whitney in 2020. " Read More

May 23, 2018

Sophie Sanders (Art History PhD 2013) shows at the Woodmere Art Gallery

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Upcoming exhibition of Philadelphia artists at the Woodmere Art Museum: Sophie Sanders was honored by being selected by curator and artist Syd Carpenter as a participant in this show and featured in the related podcast called Diving Board.  You can see more work from the "Ophelia" series on the website: https://www.sophiesanders.art/ The Woodmere Annual: 77th Juried Exhibition June 2 - September 3, 2018 This year's juror, Syd Carpenter, invited artists and craftspeople to submit work in all media that references the land, the transience of the body, and the skill of the maker. Exhibition-related programming: Read More

May 3, 2018

Steven Charles, MFA '96, "You and I are living now," at Chris Worley in Dallas, TX

Author: econover

Steven Charles, Tyler Painting MFA '96, is showing recent works in a solo show at Chris Worley Fine Arts in Dallas, TX, May 19-June 23, 2018. Charles's work has been exhibited nationally in galleries and museums, as well as internationally in Canada and Spain. He has been the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, and an Artist’s Fellowship from The New York Foundation for the Arts. His work has been reviewed in publications including Art in America, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Vice among others. For more information about the show, see the gallery website here. Read More

April 24, 2018

Natasha Bowdoin, Painting MFA '07 shows at Mass MoCA

Author: econover

Houston-based artist Natasha Bowdoin, Tyler painting MFA '07, is currently showing her work "Maneater" at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA. Her largest-ever cut-paper collage installation "investigates the intersections of the visual, the experiential, and the literary, treating language and nature as kindred phenomena." Read more about Bowdoin's work and the exhibition here.    Read More

April 11, 2018

Bradley Cavallo (PhD Art History 2017) presents at 2018 Midwestern Art History Society

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Bradley Cavallo (PhD 2017) recently presented research at the 2018 Midwestern Art History Society in Indianapolis.  In the presentation, "Skeuomorphism as Hermeneutic: From Obsidian Mirrors to Copper Escudos de Monjas", Cavallo argued that  "Nuns' Shields" in early-modern Mexico could be understtod as a colonial skeumorphs derived from the Mesoamerican ritual wearing of oval obsidian discs to signal the presence of Aztec divinities. Escudos mimicked the stone artifacts in metal form and religious function in order to make the presence of the Christian divine - painted on escudos as the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception - comprehensibely analogous to the way in which some pre-Columbian divinities had been traditionally experienced. Read More

April 4, 2018

Tyler Art History students and alumni (re)connect at CAA meetings in Los Angeles

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Several Art History alumni met for a DIY happy hour to connect, reconnect, and socialize during the Feb 2018 College Art Association Meeting.  Pictured are Alysha Meloche (BA 2008, MA 2012), Nicole Restaino (MA 2016), Will Schwaller (PhD candidate), Brian Seymour (PhD 2018), Jessica Cooley MA 2011), Kaelin Jewell (PhD candidate), and Monica Hahn (PhD 2018). Read More

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