Student Achievements

July 10, 2020

Bethany Farrell (PhD candidate) awarded NEH-CARES grant

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Bethany Farrell, Department of Art History PhD Candidate, will continue her fellowship at American Philosophical Society Library & Museum through a NEH CARES Grant. The grant supports the expansion of a digital humanities project on Benjamin Franklin's account books, which Bethany has developed in the past ten months. The American Philosophical Society was one of 317 institutions that received the NEH CARES Grant out of 2,300 applicants. The official announcment is here: https://www.amphilsoc.org/blog/aps-receives-neh-cares-grant-support-staf... Read More

February 11, 2020

Art History graduate students to participate in "Living Histories of Art from Latin America" workshop

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce Living Histories of Art from Latin America: A Workshop with Gerardo Mosquera, to be held on March 5-6, 2020.  Co-organized with the History of Art & Architecture Department at the University of Pittsburgh and the Department of Art History at Temple University, this workshop brings together advanced graduate students in the Middle Atlantic region who are studying modern and contemporary Latin American and Latinx art.   Read More

January 28, 2020

Danielle Abdon to speak at four conferences this spring

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Danielle Abdon (PhD anticipated May 2020) will be giving four papers this spring: College Art Association: “Latrines and Sewers for the Sick Poor: Waste Management in Italian Renaissance" (supported by the Dean of Tyler School of Art and Architecture) Renaissance Society of America: "The Hospital de las Cinco Llagas: Negotiating Physical and Spiritual Health in Sixteenth-Century Seville” Read More

November 13, 2019

Tyler Glass alumnus builds “House of Learning” at local synagogue

Author: Zachary Vickers

Eight decades after his grandfather fled Nazi Germany and his family’s beloved synagogue was destroyed during the terrors of Kristallnacht, Tyler Glass alumnus Dan Ostrov (MFA ’08) has helped construct a suite of new, one-of-a-kind furniture for the Beit Midrash, or “house of learning,” at Kohelet Yeshiva, a Modern Orthodox K-12 school near Philadelphia in Merion Station, Pennsylvania.  Read More

October 8, 2019

Tyler students take first place in Design and Build competition

Author: Zachary Vickers

A rendering of Tyler’s winning project, entitled "Recycle Generate Build," which utilizes shipping containers to create a pop-up makerspace that promotes sustainability.   A team of Architecture students from the Tyler School of Art and Architecture have won the Museum of Outdoor Arts’ (MOA) inaugural collegiate design competition, as part of their Design and Build arts education program.  Read More

October 7, 2019

Philly business led by Tyler alumni is first to earn “Zero Waste” honor from city

Author: Zachary Vickers

   Tyler alumni Mark Ellis (BFA ’06) and Danielle Ruttenberg (BFA ’06), two of the three co-owners and co-founders of Remark Glass. Image courtesy of the artists.   Remark Glass—a majority women-owned studio co-owned and co-founded by two Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumni, Mark Ellis (BFA ’06) and Danielle Ruttenberg (BFA ’06), along with artist Rebecca Davies—is the first business to earn the “Zero Waste” designation from the City of Philadelphia’s Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, which is charged with creating a comprehensive plan for waste reduction and litter prevention. Read More

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