April 10, 2024

    Tyler Faculty Take a Lead in Climate Action

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    For the last two years, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Rob Kuper has been diligently working with fellow faculty members to organize around the topic of climate change, particularly how institutions such as Temple University can reduce their use of fossil fuels.On April 18, Kuper will combine his efforts with other proponents of decarbonization at Temple for a community conversation, “Your Role in Decarbonizing Temple,” about innovative solutions to promote the use of renewable energy and make the university’s energy infrastructure less reliant upon fossil fuels. Read More

    March 26, 2024

    Temple Rome Expands Rich History with Campus Move

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    Temple's Rome Campus is relocating to Piazza di Spagna, a historic area in the Eternal City that offers students a more immersive cultural experience surrounded by landmarks, museums, cafés and shops. For almost 30 years, thousands of Tyler and Temple students have enjoyed the temporary homeliness and comfort of the campus, located in a 15th-century palazzo, the Villa Caproni, situated in the historic heart of the city near the Piazza del Popolo. The location, across the Tiber River from Rome’s Prati neighborhood, has provided students with a beautiful and culturally immersive setting for their studies. Read more Read More

    March 6, 2024

    Tyler Foundations Courses Collaborate on Cloud Quilt

    Author: Jordan Cameron

    A unique type of quilt blanketed the central portion of the yellow hallway on the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s second floor recently, a visual patchwork of designs that reflect hugely varied concepts of weather.This student art installation, called Cloud Quilt, is a collaboration among the Foundations Department’s three first-year studio courses: Drawing, 2D Design, and 3D Design. Guided by the theme of “weather,” students were asked to consider how speed and direction of motion can be visually communicated to mimic the movement and noise of a weather event. Read More

    August 1, 2022

    Tyler's First-Year Foundations Program Fosters Buildable, Transferrable Skills

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Buy Shaver, Associate Professor of Tyler’s Art Foundations program, emphasizes the importance of patience in his classes. The patience to understand ground-laying practices. The patience to document progress and work through failure. The patience to learn and unlearn techniques until they feel right. The ethos of Tyler’s critical freshman-year studies in art making is this: figuring things out.   Read More

    November 26, 2018

    Buy Shaver site specific exhibition

    Author: sfritch

    “ Matter”, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Bucks County Community College, OCT 29 DEC 10, 2018.A site specific exhibition pairing the sculpture of Michael Grothusen and text mural by Buy Shaver.“Matter” brings together two new works by midcareer Philadelphia based artists, Michael Grothusen and Buy Shaver. This pairing of sculpture and wall text strives to explore the gaps between perception and belief in order to speculate how we might know and share anything with certainty. Read More

    April 6, 2018

    Student interview

    Author: sfritch

      Jarrah May- It seems like you've lived everywhere. Is that true? I was born in Arlington, VA, but the entire timeline of moves is like this: Read More

    January 5, 2018

    Yvonne Lung Residency

    Author: sfritch

    Yvonne spent this past summer as the Social Practice Lab Artist-in-Resident at Asian Arts Initiative. Working with the North Chinatown community in Philadelphia, she worked on her project, Dish, where participants learn their favorite home made dishes from their elders.  Read More

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