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

    October 8, 2019

    Tyler alumni and faculty featured in an exhibition of visionary Philadelphia craft artists from the last 70 years

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    From October 9–November 10, 2019, numerous alumni as well as current and former faculty of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture will be featured in a monumental exhibition, Philadelphia: Then and Now 1950–2019, presenting works from more than 50 Philadelphia-based craft artists from the last seven decades.Bertrand Productions, in collaboration with Helen Drutt (BFA '52), Matthew Drutt and Globe Dye Works, will include 14 emerging and mid-career artists as well as more than 40 historic works in various craft media by artists celebrated in their field. Read More

    October 7, 2019

    Two Must-See Exhibitions by Painting Alumni

    Author: Zachary Vickers

      Images (left to right): Epistrophy (2018) by Louise Fishman and An Exercise in Tenderness (2017) by Jennifer Packer. Images courtesy of the artists. Two distinguished Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumni are currently featured in exhibitions in Philadelphia and New York City: Read More

    October 3, 2019

    Tyler alumnus creates mural with Philadelphia high school students to enhance community

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    In spring 2019, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Community Development alumnus Jon Fiamoncini (BSCD ‘19) helped create a mural and garden at Philadelphia’s George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science (GWC), with the help of students and generous donors.“Originally, I’d been assigned the task of assisting a group of GWC students with a community engagement project through my Placemaking: Revitalizing Urban Communities class at Tyler,” Fiamoncini said. After the class ended, he continued to volunteer at GWC. That’s when plans were discussed for the creation of a mural and garden. Read More

    February 4, 2019

    Art History faculty and alumni at the PMA Symposium "Worlds Among US"

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Tyler Art History faculty and alumni reconnected at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Symposium "Worlds Among Us: Across Geographies" on January 31, 2019. Squeezed into the frame are James Merle Thomas; Jerry Silk; Yana Balsom (MA 19xx), Associate Director of Exhibition Planning at the PMA; Jennifer Zwilling (MA 2001), Curator of Artistic Programs at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia; Nicole Elizabeth Cook (MA 2010), Coordinator for Academic Partnerships at the PMA. Read More

    January 28, 2019

    Jesse Harrod and Amy Cousins in Lip-Sync Parade at Fjord

    Author: tuj81552

    Jesse Harrod, department head and Amy Cousins, department tech (and Tyler Printmaking MFA alum) are both in this group show at Fjord!Curated by FJORD member, Doah LeeOpening Reception: Thursday, December 13th | 6-9pmOn view: November 29th – January 12thClosing Reception: January 12th | 2-6pmLip-Sync Parade: Queer meditations on history and visibility 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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