Temple Contemporary

October 11, 2018

Dr. E. Carmen Ramos lecture at Tyler

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

View of the audience who attended the lecture by Dr. E. Carmen Ramos, Curator of Latino Art and Deputy Chief Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC.  Ramos discussed her curatorial role as contextualizing Latinx artists in American art, and focused on the work of Freddy Rodriguez, an artist based in NY and the Dominican Republic.  The lecture was supported by the Granger/American Art Fund, in the Department of Art HIstory. Read More

August 20, 2018

Velocity Fund awards inaugural grants to 14 Philadelphia-based art projects

Author: Hillel Hoffmann

The Velocity Fund, a new program created by Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art to directly support visual artists living in the city of Philadelphia, has announced its inaugural grant winners. Fourteen new art projects conceived by Philadelphia artists—most of them proposing to work collaboratively—were selected from more than 120 applicants to receive awards of up to $5,000. The 2018 Velocity Fund grantees: Davelle Barnes* — The Black Veterans Art Conference Timothy Belknap* and Taji Ra'oof Nahl, a.k.a. TR7 — Drape and Cladding Steve Burns*, Alexa Smith, Warren Longmire, Kai Davis, Kareem Groomes and Miriam Harris (APIARY Magazine) — APIARY X Read More

March 15, 2018

Temple Contemporary launches Velocity Fund to support Philadelphia artists

Author: Hillel Hoffmann

Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art (Temple University) has announced the creation of The Velocity Fund, an initiative that will directly support visual artists living in the city of Philadelphia with grants of up to $5,000. Established with the support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Velocity Fund is one of 12 Regional Re-granting Programs launched by the foundation to fund “under-the-radar artistic activity” by partnering with leading cultural institutions in cities across the nation where the level of self-organized artistic activity is the highest. The Velocity Fund is the first Warhol Foundation-supported regional re-granting program in Pennsylvania, and only the second on the East Coast between Maine and Florida. Read More

October 28, 2016

Tyler Professor Included in Historic Collection of African-American Art

Author: Kylie Doyle

One of Tyler’s faculty has been included in one of the newest collections of artwork, an incredible honor that speaks to his skill and finesse as an artist. Keith Morrison is a man of many talents with a history as interesting as his artwork. His recent inclusion in the Driskoll Center of the newly constructed African American Art Museum in Washington DC is nothing short of inspiring. Morrison describes his practice as that of a “A storyteller. A painter of poetic myths. An artist who uses the past as metaphor for the present.” Read More

October 20, 2015

Coming Soon from Rotterdam: Letterproeftuin!

Author: amze

October 26th-30th In collaboration with Temple Contemporary, Letterproeftuin will be coming all the way from Rotterdam to set up a design & print lab in the gallery. We look forward to working closely with them to produce some new work! Read More

October 22, 2014

Nate Ricciuto: Fixing a Hole at Temple Contemporary

Author: kclements

 Fixing a Hole is part of Temple Contemporary's series of Quiet Works, artistic interventions that play with the form of the exhibition space itself. Nate Ricciuto (Glass MFA 2015)calls attention to Temple Contemporary's drop tile ceiling through an inserted semi-sphere, giving the appearance that the ceiling itself is bubbling up.     Read More

March 31, 2014


Author: somara

Don't miss Wes Valdez' MFA Thesis Exhibition at Temple Contemporary/Tyler School of Art April 9-12th! OPENING RECEPTION Friday, April 11th, 6-8pm. Read More

October 24, 2013

Katie Grinnan

Author: Anonymous

From September 9th - 14th, 2013, artist Katie Grinnan was invited to complete a short-term residency at Tyler School of Art. During her stay she worked directly with the students to complete a series of prints on cement, for an exhibition at the Print Center, entitled "For Your Information". In conjunction, Katie Grinnan also presented a lecture in which she spoke about her work and practice, from graduate school to the present.       Read More

September 22, 2013

Knit Datascapes at Temple Contemporary

Author: Michael Carwile

Jenny Sabin is an architect, laboratory researcher, and educator.  On September 16th, Sabin gave a talk at the Temple Contemporary gallery about her work.  This fall she is collaborating with Knit Lab at Temple Contemporary to create a generative, parametric, knit installation.  Dynamic reciprocity, optimization, datascape, wormhole, fine-scale design ecology, and body architecture – these are just a taste of the terms that pop up as she talks about what she does. Read More

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