Alumni News

    December 1, 2022

    Adé Cornelius (MArch '22) Speaks on Inclusivity at the 2022 Designing Libraries IX Conference

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Adé Cornelius (MArch ‘22) received unexpectedly exciting news following her graduation from Tyler's Master of Architecture program in August when she was invited to speak as a panelist at the 2022 Designing Libraries IX Conference held at Temple University’s Charles Library earlier this fall. After being introduced to Nancy B. Turner, Director for Planning, Strategy and Organizational Evolution at Temple Libraries by Kate Wingert-Playdon, Tyler Associate Dean and Director of Architecture and Environmental Design, Cornelius was given the opportunity to draft a presentation regarding inclusive spaces in libraries. Architects, librarians, planners, designers, and information technologists gathered at the event to “explore the achievements and challenges of designing libraries and learning spaces for the 21st century.”  Read More

    October 27, 2022

    Leah Frances (MFA '21) Reflects on the Purpose of Place in New Photo Book

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Tyler alumna Leah Frances (MFA ‘21) focuses her photography practice on what she calls third spaces — “communal settings outside of home and work such as taverns, church picnics, diners, restaurants, and movie theaters.” Her latest photo book, Lunch Poems (2022, Aliens in Residence), is an homage to the Americana landscape of these empty or just-visited liminal settings. Read More

    September 14, 2022

    Scout Cartagena (BFA '22) Probes Memory, Illness, and Accessibility in Print and Glass

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Scout Cartagena’s (BFA ‘22) multimedia work explores themes of memory, connection, and their identity as a queer, Afro-Latinx, non-able-bodied person. While at Tyler, Cartagena, a Glass major, focused on Glass and Printmaking and earned a certificate in Art Education to pursue a career in teaching. Now, Cartagena has won a prestigious Emerging Artist in Residence scholarship from the Pilchuck Glass School in Washington State, working alongside artists from all around the world.  Read More

    August 18, 2022

    Tyler's 11th Annual Art Market Spotlight

    Author: Emily Herbein

    On September 16, the Tyler School of Art and Architecture will host its 11th annual Art Market in person for the first time after two virtual years. Join us in the Tyler Atrium and Green Hallway to browse the works of 25+ artists and vendors consisting of alumni, current students, and Tyler students clubs in conjunction with Temple's Homecoming Weekend. Below, read more about five participating artists and organizations to learn more about their work and time at Tyler. Read More

    August 10, 2022

    Lynn Dolby (MA 2004) curates show at Arthur Ross Gallery

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Lynn Dolby, Collections Manager and Assistant Curator of the Penn Art Collection has curated a show that will be on view until August 21, 2022: "From Studio to Doorstep: American Artists in Prints from the Penn Art Collection": https://penntoday.upenn.edu/Arthur-Ross-Gallery-From-Studio-to-Doorstep-... Read More

    July 11, 2022

    The Hatchery Promotes a Design-Focused Business Model

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Associate Professor of Instruction Bryan Satalino (MFA ‘13) approaches Graphic and Interactive Design from an innovative, entrepreneurial lens. He joined Tyler’s faculty in 2013 specifically to foster students’ understanding of the relationship between graphic design and business, and successfully founded The Hatchery, Tyler’s project incubator. He teaches students how to model their art as a business and provides them with tools to interact with real-world clients in bold and inventive ways.  Read More

    July 11, 2022

    NXTHVN Fellow Warith Taha (MFA '20) Explores Black Legacy in Exhibition at Sean Kelly Gallery

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Immediately after earning an MFA in Painting from Tyler in 2020, graduate Warith Taha scored a Tournesol Award from the Headlands Center for the Arts and a yearlong residency at NXTHVN, a non-profit incubator for emerging artists and curators of color in New Haven, Connecticut. Now his work is on view in Undercurrents, a group exhibition with NXTHVN’s Fellowship Program cohort at Sean Kelly Gallery in New York, from June 10 – August 5, 2022. Read More

    July 8, 2022

    Doreen Garner (BFA '09) Displays Courageous, Arresting Work at The New Museum

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Sculptor, performance artist, and Tyler alum Doreen Lynette Garner (BFA ‘09) presents a solo exhibition titled “REVOLTED” at The New Museum from June 30-October 16.  Her signature themes of body horror, rebellion, and the grotesque further a narrative of racial injustice and the “myth of white racial purity,” the exhibition description details.  Read More

    June 15, 2022

    Samara Weaver (BArch '11, MArch '13) Exhibits Naturalistic Artwork at Delaware's Mezzanine Gallery

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Samara Weaver (BArch ‘11, MArch ‘13) has always been drawn to buildings, spaces, and the emotions they can evoke. She ties her early love of architecture to a childhood memory of Philadelphia’s grand, neoclassical 30th Street Station.   When deciding on her education, Weaver chose to obtain both an undergraduate and graduate degree in architecture rather than the fine arts due to her search for a more “structured job market,” she recently told Art Watch Podcast.   Read More

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