February 11, 2018
Author: Hillel Hoffmann
If you watched the broadcast of the Philadelphia Eagles’ big Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots last Sunday (or the episode of NBC’s “This Is Us” that immediately followed the game), you may have seen an ad for Temple University—and you may have noticed some familiar faces in the Tyler School of Art family.
The one-minute advertisement, which aired soon after the game’s final whistle in the Philadelphia region, is part of a Temple campaign targeting prospective students. The spot showcases the many joys of living and learning in Philadelphia, including the city’s vibrant art scene, as exemplified by three lightning-quick scenes of glass-blowing and sculpting by members of the Tyler Glass community in the studio at East Falls Glassworks.
January 12, 2017
Author: David Rhoads
Watch the Clip!
November 13, 2016
Kristin Deady, a recent graduate of the MFA glass program, has accepted the position of Glass Education Administrator at Salem Community College’s Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center. She was appointed the position after a nationwide search.
She will be working with students on guidance, future job placement, and with four-year schools for transfer agreements for SCC graduates. She will also be teaching.
Before taking on this position, Kristin was the glass technician here at Tyler, running daily operations of the glass studio and teaching Introduction to Glass.
The Tyler Glass Community will miss Kristin but we are excited for her in this new position and we wish her the best of luck. You can view Kristin’s work at her website: http://www.kristinleedeady.com/
November 9, 2016
Glass, Ceramics, and the Fiber & Material Studies departments have donated handmade wares to Fulfill, an event whose proceeds will be evenly distributed to three non-profit organizations. A $20-30 donation will allow you access to the event which provides you with a locally sourced meal in dishware made by the ceramics and glass departments, with napkins created and screen printed on by the fibers department. It’s an amazing event that gives back to the community and it is sure to be a wonderful night.
The three non-profit organizations that will benefit from this event are:
Throw Away Dogs Project: This program rescues thrown away dogs, trains them, and then donates the dogs to K9 Departments around the region that cannot afford them. They not only save the life of an animal but help communities in need. More information about this program can be found at http://throwawaydogsproject.com
October 7, 2016
We are honerd to have artist Helena Parriott to give a lecture at Tyler 121 this Wednesday. Helena Parriott, a painter and sculptor, received a BFA with distinction in 2010 from California College of the Arts, in San Francisco, California. Parriott’s work has been shown with galleries and institutions including VICTORI + MO, Brooklyn, NY, Novella Gallery, New York, and Centotto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY. In Fall of 2015, she presented a series of performances through the Community Activation Program at UrbanGlass, Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been selected for the ArtBridge Off the Grid project, and won Honorable Mention in ArtSlant’s annual ArtPrize, which exhibited in Miami at Aqua Art Fair. Parriott has been awarded a fellowship through the Creative Glass Center of America scheduled for fall of 2016.
October 4, 2016
Yixuan Pan (MFA '17) is a part of 3-Person Exhibition Wish List, at New Boone Gallery, Philadelphia. The curator Stephanie Price introduces the show as a "comprised of work utilizing crafting techniques such as rug making, candy creating and tile laying. This gentle group of works focuses on earnest messages from the artist to the viewer. The artists have created works about language, tender love gestures and self care. " Yixuan Pan has included a number of work from sculptures, to installations of sound and videos.
Preview & conversation about Wish list on Thursday 6th at 7:30pm.
Wish list will open Oct. 7th from 7pm til 10pm. This exhibition can be seen at New Boone from the 8th to the 9th of October during gallery hours 12pm-3pm or on the selected dates by appointment.
May 6, 2016
Author: Katie Steinberg
Victoria Ahmadizadeh (BFA '10) and Emily McBride (BFA '08) showed their MFA Thesis Exhibitions at Virginia Commonwealth University last month.
(above) the most unkind morsels of the self removed, dimensions variable, jean jacket, glass, tape, safety pins
Victoria Ahmadizadeh's show, free & content, was installed at The Depot Gallery in Richmond from April 8-24, 2016. All of the works included in free & content are based off of poetry that was published in a small zine of the same title. Viewers were invited to take a zine with them from the exhibition. The forms explore the text's ability to evoke visual imagery. Together in the space, the works become their own poem, made of objects, with blank white spaces becoming the pauses between words.
April 29, 2016
Author: Katie Steinberg
The Glass Art Society (GAS) announced James Labold as one of three 2016 Saxe Emerging Artists, who are scheduled to present short lectures at the GAS conference on Friday, June 10, 2016 from 12:30pm-2:00pm in the Corning Incorporated Headquarters Auditorium in Corning, NY. Each year, GAS selects three artists with promising talent to introduce their work to a large audience of established artists, educators, peers, collectors, and critics. The 2016 jurors included artist and director Osamu Noda from Niijima, Tokyo, Japan, as well as artist and educator Jeff Zimmer of Edinburgh, Scotland. “The ecumenical approach to working with glass among this year’s entrants, its techniques and expressive potential, was impressive,” said Zimmer. “I’m pleased that our three winners display a diversity of aesthetic, from the carnal to the cool to the kitsch." Congratulations James!
April 16, 2016
Author: Katie Steinberg
Emma Salamon (MFA '12) is featured in this year's New Glass Review, which was just recently published! Her sculpture, Anticipated Bijoux :my stomach is my brain, was shown last may at Goldilocks Gallery as part of a group exhibition titled Quell. Congratulations Emma!
For additional information: http://emmasalamon.com/
April 13, 2016
Author: Katie Steinberg
Jessica Jane Julius and Erica Rosenfeld, co-founders of the Burnt Asphalt Family artist collective, will co-teach "Stop, Collaborate, & Listen" at Pilchuck Glass School this summer during their second session, which runs May 31 through June 17. "Students will investigate the artist collective as support for both individual and collaborative works. The class will discover how to create work using shared resources while merging processes and materials. Play will be the unifying ingredient, so be prepared to embrace impulse, reaction, and interaction. Students will use the Hot, Cold, Flame, and Wood and Metal Shops and visit thrift stores. The class will culminate in an all-campus extravaganza using glass and found materials." For more information on the course, please visit: www.pilchuck.com
Jessica Jane Julius: http://jessicajanejulius.squarespace.com/