Student Achievements

May 6, 2019

Marlise Brown (PhD candidate, Art History) selected to participate in the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) hosts the seminar, which will be held this summer (2019) in New York. It is a two-week intensive program where participants attend workshops, meet with curators, directors, educators, and trustees from New York museums and cultural institutions. Each participant is paired with a curator in the city who will act as a mentor. Read More

April 25, 2019

Newly elected to Phi Beta Kappa!

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Congratulations to the new inductees to Phi Beta Kappa (2019)! Maya Borrero (2019) Lindsey Gilbert (2020) Olivia Hosie (2019) Catharine Lautenbacker (2019) and an AH minor, Aron Skarzenski (Anthro, 2019) Read More

April 25, 2019

Hannah McCoy (BA anticipated, Art History) and Jessye Storey (BA anticipated, Art History/Communications) awarded a Mellon Foundation Grant for the Summer Academy at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

The program includes workshops,field trips, and networking events with museum professionals. At the end of the Academy, participants are invited to apply for the two-year Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program, which matches them with a museum mentor and provides an internship and stipend. There are 17 Summer Awards annually.  Congratulations to both! Read More

April 11, 2019

Ali Printz (PhD student, Art History) to attend Emerging Curators Retreat and Casa Lu's Parque Hundido Residency

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Ali Printz will be attending the Otis College of Art and Design (Los Angeles) Emerging Curators Retreat. The leading scholar of the Retreat will be curator Jeffrey Deitch (formerly Director of MOCA, now an independent curator). She will then head to Mexico City for a residency at Casa Lu Parque Hundido, where she will be creating a new body of paintings based on the history and fabric of Mexico City. Read More

April 5, 2019

Joseph Kopta (PhD Candidate) awarded Kress Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitute für Kunstgeschichte

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Joseph Kopta (PhD Candidate) has been awarded a two-year Kress Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitute für Kunstgeschichte (Central Institute for Art History) in Munich, Germany, supporting his dissertation research on the materiality of Byzantine manuscripts.   The Samuel H. Kress Foundation devotes its resources to advancing this history and conservation of European art from antiquity through the nineteenth century. It regularly awards six pre-doctoral Fellowships each year in the History of European art in association with one of six European host institutions.   Read More

April 3, 2019

Wearable Art Show

Author: tuj81552

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and parents gather at Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture for the annual Wearable Art Show, a student-run event organized by Tyler’s Fibers and Materials Studies program that has rapidly grown into the school’s signature, high-energy closing statement of the spring semester. The event is organized by students in adjunct faculty member Paige Fetchen’s Sculptural Garments class and adjunct faculty member Timothy Belknap’s Body Art and Adornment class. They solicit entries from students all over the school The event will take place in the green hallway at Tyler on April 25th, 2019 at 7:30pm Read More

March 21, 2019

Kedra Kearis (AH PhD anticipated) receives NY Historical Society Fellowship for Summer 2019

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Kedra Kearis has been awarded a NY Historical Society Fellowship for her pre-doctoral research on women patrons of New York Society in the Gilded Age. Kearis's research focuses on the French-American exchange in the late nineteenth century with a particular emphasis on the revival of eighteenth-century fine and decorative arts. Fellowships of the NY HS are made possible through the generous endowment of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the NY HS is home to over 350,000 books, nearly 20,000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, and a distinctive collection of maps, photographs and prints, as well as ephemera and family papers documenting the history of the US from a distinctly NY perspective. The Library's collections are particularly rich in material pertaining to the American Revolution and the early Republic, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age. Read More

March 12, 2019

Scott Gratson, "Fire in my Belly: Reflections on Censorship and Images of AIDS and Activism through the Art of David Wojnarowitcz"

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Scott Gratson (Professor of Instruction in Communication and Social Influence, Klein College of Undergraduate Studies; PhD in AH anticipated May 19) presented a lecture on the art of David Wojnarowicz on Temple's Tokyo campus, as part of the Feminist Art and Theory class on that campus.  Picture: Scott Gratson enjoying an after-lecture dinner with Toshiaki Yokozawa (TUJ Board Member), and Assoc Dean George Miller and his wife. Read More

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