Art Education

May 2, 2017

Professional Development for Teachers at 'A Taste of Tyler'

Author: issarevell

Tyler recently invited 40 Philadelphia School District teachers to 'A Taste of Tyler', a set of professional development workshops delivered by Tyler faculty. Workshops included a therapeutic bead collage exercise, a book-making demonstration, a printmaking demonstration (pictured above), a community arts exercise, and an exploration of 'play' in the classroom. Read More

May 2, 2017

SpArc Philadelphia at Tyler

Author: issarevell

Tyler's Art Education and Community Arts Practices and Art Therapy Departments were proud to host a reception celebrating the artists of SpArc Services’ Cultural Arts Center exhibition, "Identity Crisis". The show was an exhibition of new work exploring the dichotomy between how people with disabilities represent themselves and how they are perceived by those around them. Read More

May 2, 2017

Art of Student Teaching Spring 2017 Show is a Success

Author: issarevell

On April 23, 2017, Tyler welcomed the families of K-12 students to a celebratory reception for Spring 2017 Art of Student Teaching Show. Organized and curated by Tyler's pre-service art teachers at the end of every semester, this semester's show featured student artwork from six Philadelphia-area K-12 schools. Over 200 people attended the reception - a wonderful turnout for an excellent exhibition! Read More

March 7, 2017

MEd Candidate Selected for Summer Residency Programs

Author: issarevell

Daphne Smallwood, an ME.D in Art Education student at Tyler School of Art, has been selected to be a part of two highly competitive Artist-in-Residence programs: the Imagenes y Palabras and the Warm Heart Art residencies. Imagenes y Palabras is a small cultural organization in Spain that offers workshops, artist stays and classes throughout the year. The Warm Heart Art residency is located in Arusha, Tanzania, and Daphne will exhibit artwork that she has created during her residency there with other international artists. Daphne believes these residency experiences will help to expand her art practice and introduce her to artists from all over the world, as well as positively influence her practice as an art educator. Read More

February 27, 2017

'The Art of Recovery: An Exhibit of Work by Women in Recovery from Eating Disorders' at Tyler

Author: issarevell

This past Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, Tyler School of Art welcomed the Renfew Center and their traveling exhibition entitled 'The Art of Recovery: An Exhibit of Work by Women in Recovery from Eating Disorders' in the Tyler atrium. Over 60 people were in attendance for the event, including Professor Lisa Kay's Introduction to Art Therapy class. After hearing presentations by art therapist Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC and Shelby, a Renfrew Center alumna, students and attendants were able to engage them in discussion about their experiences at the Renfrew Center. After attending the event, one student remarked that it was "an eye-opening, deeply affecting experience". Read More

February 6, 2017

7th Annual Clay Programs of Excellence Exhibition a Success!

Author: issarevell

The 7th annual Clay Programs of Excellence: Philadelphia Area High Schools Exhibition, supported by a collaboration between Tyler's Ceramics and Art Education and Community Arts programs, was a success! Over 70 people attended the reception for the exhibition on January 29, 2017, including one school superintendent.   This year was the largest exhibition yet, with 17 Philadelphia area high schools participating. There were 49 works submitted by the school art teachers, and ten of the 17 participating art teachers this year were also graduates of Tyler's undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Participating students received scholarship vouchers for Tyler's summer Continuing Education programs.       Read More

January 23, 2017

AECAP Faculty Presenting at the 2017 National Art Education Association Convention

Author: issarevell

Art Education and Community Arts Practices faculty will be presenting several panels and presentations at the 2017 National Art Education Conference in NYC on March 2-4, 2017. Scheduled times for these panels and presentations are to be announced. March 3, 2017 CAC Forum: Alliance for Creative Change - Socially Engaged Arts Education Along with socially-engaged artists and community arts educations, Pepón Osorio will explore related goals, strategies, and possibilities for cross-pollination of practices, while considering the implications of creating a more direct dialogue between the disciplines. Changing the Discourse: Aren't We All "Special"? Lisa Kay will join members of the NAEA Special Needs in Art Education and the Women's Caucus on a panel to dialogue about the language of "special" in current educational discourse. Read More

December 5, 2016

Early Career Art Teachers at Tyler

Author: issarevell

Every month, alumni of Tyler's Art Education program return to campus for Early Career Art Teacher meet-ups. These meetings are fun, supportive get-togethers where new teachers can share their experiences in the classroom, present lesson plan ideas, and make connections within the Philadelphia education community. This past week, Tyler's early career art teachers had a chance to visit the Art of Student Teaching exhibition and participate in a workshop led by Michael Catalano (pictured above). Read More

November 2, 2016

New Art Therapy Course Open to Undergraduates and Graduates!

Author: issarevell

The Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department is excited to offer a new course during the spring 2017 semester for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning about the field of Art Therapy. Introduction to Art Therapy ARTE 3004 (Undergraduate CRN# 31088)  Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm ARTE 8004 (Graduate CRN# 27050) Tuesdays 12:30-3 pm   Course Description This course offers students a didactic and experiential overview of the field of art therapy. Material covered includes history, theory, and practice of art therapy, processes and approaches, as well as a survey of populations, settings, and applications. Lectures, readings, discussion, audiovisual presentations, experiential art making exercises, and guest presentations comprise the structure of this course. Read More

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