Community Arts Practices

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

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

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

October 10, 2016

MEd Candidate Presents at PAEA

Author: issarevell

What does the art of make-up aging teach us about value and form? MEd candidate Molly Porter, a former Hollywood makeup artist, delivered a presentation to this year's PAEA (Pennsylvania Art Education Association) Conference on how makeup techniques for film and television can be used for dynamic lessons on how to use light and shadow to shape 3D appearances. In the picture above, Molly Porter is giving a hands-on demonstration of her lesson plan to Professor Renee Jackson's Science and Art of Teaching class. Read More

September 28, 2016

SPARC Artists Visit Tyler!

Author: issarevell

On Thursday, September 22nd, artists from SPARC visited Tyler for a reception celebrating their current exhibition in Tyler's Underground Gallery. The exhibition, Gigantic Extravaganza, features large scale art by SPARC artists that haven't been displayed before, and was coordinated by Linda Price, Director of SPARC's Cultural Arts Center and Tyler alum. The artists were able to meet with Professor Renee Jackson's Science and Art of Teaching class and discuss their work during the reception, which is pictured above. The exhibition will remain open to the public until September 28th. Read More

July 21, 2016

Tyler Professor Pepón Osorio Nominated to NCA Post

Author: Kari Scott

President Obama announces his intent to nominate Professor Pepón Osorio to the National Council for the Arts!  Congratulations to Professor Pepón Osorio, Community Arts Practices! Just a few days ago the White House released the news that President Barack Obama intends to nominate him for a position at the National Council for the Arts (NCA). His nomination is pending confirmation by the Senate. Regarding the nominees, President Obama said, “I am confident that these experienced and hardworking individuals will help us tackle the important challenges facing America, and I am grateful for their service. I look forward to working with them.” Professor Osorio will continue his teaching and creative work at Tyler while serving on the NCA. Read More

April 18, 2016

New Teaching Artist Course Offered in Fall 2016!

Author: issarevell

The Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department is proud to offer a new course designed for artists looking to expand their teaching experiences. Students from all fields are welcome to register!   ARTE 3202/5202 Artist Educators in Communities Fall 2016 Thursdays, Tyler room B85 4:30-7:00 pm (3 credits) contact: Wendy Osterweil; woster@temple.edu, office B90 All students will complete a minimum of 20 hours in a field experience practicum.   Read More

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