Art Education

April 3, 2018

Annual Artist As Educators Alumni Show

Author: Michael Smaczylo

On Sunday February 25th the reception was held for the Second Annual Art Education and Community Arts Practices Alumni Show “The Artist as Educator” at Tyler School of Art’s Atrium. The Show featured works by Tyler Art Education alumni and their students. This show celebrated the difficult task of balancing studio practice and teaching practice.    View more photos on the Tyler Art Education and Community Arts Practices Instagram Page! Read More

April 3, 2018

Teaching Artists Course Visits Russell Craig Exhibition

Author: Michael Smaczylo

Students in the AECAP Department's "Artists Teaching in Communities" course recently visited the Philadelphia Magic Gardens' Russell Craig Exhibition. From the Magic Gardens' website: "Craig makes art on court documents, prison paperwork, and discarded items to convey how art helped him overcome a tumultuous time in his life. Read More

March 26, 2018

Big Is Beautiful Show Reception

Author: Michael Smaczylo

Here are some pictures of the Underground Gallery “Big is Beautiful” reception showcasing artwork created by Thomas Holme school! The work exhibited a variety of mediums, color, textures, and cultures. Thomas Holme’s art teacher, Ms. Roksana Potocki, completed the Art Education program from Tyler School of Art in 2009 and also holds a Masters Degree in Education and is bilingual in Polish and English. She is also certified in English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor and is an expert in arts integration. The goal of her classroom is to teach, and develop an understanding and appreciation for art. Ms. Potocki embraces the diversity and includes the study of cultures in her lesson planning. She also supports the homeroom teachers and integrates literacy themes in her classroom. Read More

February 1, 2018

Follow the Intro to Art Education Class' Blog!

Author: Michael Smaczylo

If you're interested in following the journey of our Spring 2018 Art Education students, head over to Tumblr to follow their class blog! The site will feature updates from class, personal reflections, and details on the process of going from artist to artist-educator, led by their professor, Dr. Renee Jackson. Read More

January 25, 2018

Pepón Osorio wins College Art Association's 2018 Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement

Author: Hillel Hoffmann

January keeps getting better for Pepón Osorio, Laura Carnell Professor of Community Art at the Tyler School of Art. The College Art Association (CAA) announced today that Pepón had been named the 2018 Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement—only nine days after learning he had won a United States Artists fellowship. Pepón is the first artist of Puerto Rican descent to win the award. In a press release, CAA cited his "meticulous installations incorporating the memories, experiences and cultural and religious iconography of Latino communities and family dynamics." He joins a select 31-member club. Previous winners of the award include Hans Haacke, David Hammons, Jacob Lawrence, Yvonne Rainer and Nancy Spero. The award will be presented on Feb. 21, the first day of the CAA Annual Conference in Los Angeles. For more details, read our full-length story. Read More

December 19, 2017

AECAP Professor Dr.Lisa Kay's Work To Be Published In Forthcoming Art therapy Book

Author: Michael Smaczylo

Congratulations to Tyler School of Art, Art Education and Community Arts Practices Professor Lisa Kay whose work is published in the forthcoming book, Art for Children Experiencing Psychological Trauma: A Guide for Educators and School-Based Professionals. This timely and groundbreaking resource is focuses on the relationship between art education and psychological trauma in youth populations. Dr. Kay, a board certified art therapist and art educator, contributed two solo chapters: Children Exposed to Trauma: Children in Crisis and Yellow Bricks: An Approach to Art Teaching. She also co-authored two chapters on understanding the potential for art Making for students experiencing psychological trauma and best practices in pre-service art teacher education and professional development.   Read More

December 19, 2017

Pepón Osorio Receives Distinguished Arts Award From Pennsylvania Governor

Author: Michael Smaczylo

Congratulations to Tyler School of Art, Art Education and Community Arts Practices Professor Pepón Osorio who received the Distinguished Arts Award from Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf. Osorio was honored as a Pennsylvania artist of international renown whose artwork and contributions enrich the state and beyond by the Governor and First Lady. Osorio creates large scale, multi-media, socially conscious art installations. He has worked on long term projects that address critical social issues in collaboration with more than 25 communities across the country and the world. Recently, he was in the Fairhill neighborhood of Philadelphia, where, with the help of the community, he relocated an classroom from a closed District of Philadelphia school, transforming it into a living art installation in the Tyler Community Arts classroom. Read More

December 18, 2017

Tyler Art Therapy Major's Work Featured On Philly.com

Author: Michael Smaczylo

The artwork of Tyler School of Art, freshman art therapy major,  Natasha Yeso was recently featured by Philly.com for her award winning editorial cartoon concerning the shifting policies towards gay and transgender military recruits (above). The cartoon won Natasha first place in the College of Liberal Arts’ political cartoon contest. Congrats! Read More

December 18, 2017

Art of Student Teaching Show Reception

Author: Michael Smaczylo

On Sunday December 3rd, an estimated 600 people came to the Art of Student Teaching Exhibition! This exhibition was organized and curated by Tyler's pre-service art teachers and featured artwork from Philadelphia area K-12 students. At one point, every gallery was filled with students and their families enjoying the artwork and snacking on refreshments. The range of ideas in the lesson plans and the variety of art media demonstrated the inventiveness and the students' ability to explore, experiment and express. The exhibition boldly and proudly told the story of the value of the arts in schools. Thanks to all those who attended and everyone who helped make this semester’s Art of Student Teaching Exhibition a success!       Read More

December 7, 2017

Teaching Artist & Muralist Michelle Ortiz Gives Talk in AECAP Department

Author: Michael Smaczylo

On November 14, Michelle Ortiz, teaching artist, muralist, and activist, gave an exciting presentation on her mural project in Mexico City, and discussed issues relating to immigration, indigenous cultures, and development of sustainable partnerships. Thank you so much Michelle Angela Ortiz for taking the time to speak with our students.        Read More

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