Faculty News

    July 28, 2022

    Professor Scott Laserow Speaks with Graphis Journal About Socially-Conscious Poster Design

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Scott Laserow (BFA '87), Professor of Graphic and Interactive Design, was recently profiled in the prestigious Graphis Journal #372 regarding his professional work with socially conscious poster design and how his campaigns inform causes that encourage ecological and political change. Laserow has been recognized by Graphis in the past, earning a Platinum Award in its 2015 poster covers series. Featuring an introduction by Professor Emeritus Joe Scorsone, the article discusses his work philosophy, what he learned from his own education at Tyler, and why he gravitates toward poster design above all else.   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

    May 25, 2022

    Tyler Faculty Recognized for Excellence

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Tyler faculty members across painting, photography, architecture, and sculpture programs have been recognized for their ongoing achievements outside of the classroom, with notable contributions to both national and international programs and publications. The real-world experience that Tyler's esteemed professors bring into the classroom help to encourage student engagement with their professional environments as well as open their eyes to available opportunities following their degree.  Read More

    May 17, 2022

    Adjunct Professor of Landscape Architecture Bess Wellborn-Yates Receives Case Study Initiative Award to Examine Philadelphia's Rail Park

    Author: Emily Herbein

    The Landscape Architecture Foundation has recognized Bess Wellborn-Yates, adjunct professor of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, and Studio Bryan Hanes with a Case Study Initiative Award to further their collaborative work on the Callowhill neighborhood Rail Park.  These awards pair landscape architecture firms with faculty in accredited institutions of higher education, who are named Research Fellows, to study the landscape performance of a site’s design features, and the Rail Park in particular hopes to maintain the historic aspect of the Callowhill neighborhood.  Read More

    April 20, 2022

    Dean Susan Cahan to present at conference

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    At the conference "Paradoxes and Double-speak: Responding to Howardena Pindell’s Work on Art World Racism" Cahan will present a paper, "The Context of Pindell's Research in New York in the 1980s and '90s". Read More

    April 18, 2022

    Prof Mariola Alvarez's book to appear in 2023

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Alvarez's book, The Affinity of Neoconcretism: Interdisciplinary Collaborations in Brazilian Modernism 1954-1964 will come out in March 2023, from the University of California Press, under their Studies in Latin American Art series. In the meantime, register to hear her speak at "Las Informalistas: Women of Latin American Informalist Abstraction" on May 3, 2022, the subject of her new inquiry: https://www.islaa.org/events/event-2022-may-las-informalistas  Read More

    April 13, 2022

    Dr. Alpesh Patel's new book

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Storytellers of Art histories: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, edited by Alpesh Patel and Yasmeen Siddiqi (University of Chicago, 2022) Read More


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