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    March 22, 2022

    Visual Studies Alumna Alison Evans (BFA '21) Recognized by Honoring the Future for Sustainability Project

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Visual Studies alumna Alison Evans (BA ‘21) was recognized with an Honorable Mention from Honoring the Future’s Fellowship and Award Program for Emerging Craft Artists Advancing Sustainability. Thanks to the organization, “craft students across the nation are rising to the challenge of climate change, using their powerful visual voices to offer hope and inspiration for achieving a sustainable future.” Evans’ project, Water Works, explored the relationship between  Philadelphia’s waterways and various levels of pollution.  Read More

    March 11, 2022

    Dean Cahan Shares Expertise on Inclusivity in Art World

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Tyler Dean Susan E. Cahan has made her life’s work advocating for greater inclusivity in the art world, particularly in the field of education and in museums. Her expertise, developed over 30 years as an arts educator, art historian, and curator has influenced public understanding of art, politics, and institutional practices. This spring, Cahan will bring her vision to three public conversations.   Read More

    March 1, 2022

    Tyler Glass Program Hosts "Disclosure: The Whiteness of Glass"

    Author: Carin Whitney

    This week, the Glass program at Tyler School of Art and Architecture will host the artist collective Related Tactics to facilitate the making of work for their project Disclosure: The Whiteness of Glass.  The project’s primary goal is to make space for artists of color to build meaningful connections with one another and reexamine collective experiences negotiating systemic racism in the field. The project builds on Tyler’s prior engagement with Related Tactics as part of the Laurie Wagman Visiting Artist Lecture Series in 2021.  Read More

    February 28, 2022

    Madeline Rile Smith (BFA '14) Granted 2022 Saxe Emerging Artist Award

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Madeline Rile Smith (BFA ‘14), Adjunct Professor in Glass, was recently granted the Saxe Emerging Artist Award from the Glass Art Society. Thanks to this opportunity, Smith will present at the 2022 Annual GAS Conference in Tacoma (May 18-21), participate in an upcoming digital artist exhibition, receive an honorarium to support her work, and more.  Read More

    February 25, 2022

    Tyler Ray (BS '22) Advocates for Preservation of Historic North Philly Church

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Lifelong North Philadelphia resident Tyler Ray (BS '22) is determined to use his Community Development degree and certificate in Historic Preservation to uphold one of his neighborhood's most beloved structures, the Church of the Advocate. Ray tells Temple Now that his family have been lifelong members and the church is what initially "nurtured his love of architecture and passion for preservation."  Read More

    February 18, 2022

    Tyler School of Art and Architecture Issues Formal Land Acknowledgment

    Author: Emily Herbein

    The Collegial Assembly at Tyler School of Art and Architecture recently adopted use of an Indigenous Land Acknowledgment, developed by a faculty committee spearheaded by Art History Chair Jane DeRose Evans, to recognize the history of the native peoples who originally lived on the lands where the school sits.   Read More

    February 15, 2022

    Temple's Scientista Chapter Shares Collaborative Exhibit

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Temple’s chapter of Scientista, a national foundation built around empowering women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) fields, recently curated an open-call exhibition for STEMM-related artwork. For students like Hajra Sohail (CST ‘23), a biology major with an art minor, this project was an eye-opener to the kinds of creative collaboration that non-art disciplines can enjoy. Projects were varied, incorporating an array of mediums like painting, drawing, sculpture, and fibers.  Read More

    February 8, 2022

    "Crave," A Vibrant GAID Exhibition Now On View in Green Hallway

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Junior GAID students are displaying their vibrant, interactive kiosk posters as part of the annual restaurant identity project, “Crave.” With brightly colored, engaging imagery, enticing language, and scannable QR codes that lead to video and behind-the-scenes content, “Crave” is a showcase of nearly all the skills cultivated in the GAID program. Curated by Professor Paul Sheriff, who has been coordinating this assignment for the last 25 years since his time at the original Elkins Park campus, “Crave” has grown and changed over the years to reflect a modern student and creator.   Read More

    February 3, 2022

    Tyler Faculty Named to AIA Philadelphia Board

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Two AED faculty members, Fauzia Sadiq Garcia, RA, and Eric Oskey, RA were recently named board Directors of the American Institute of Architects' Philadelphia Chapter. Garcia will serve as the Director of Education, while Oskey will be the Director of Technology and Innovation.  What are your plans for your AIA tenure?  Read More


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