Tyler News

    September 1, 2021

    Always Drawing, Always Painting Student Exhibition on View at Tyler

    Author: Carin Whitney

    Tyler School of Art and Architecture is proud to present Always Drawing, Always Painting, a survey of more than 40 new paintings and works on paper by 15 current and recently graduated painting students, some with majors in art education and entepeneurial studies.Curated by Tyler painting faculty members Dona Nelson, Mark Shetabi and Ricardo Zapata, the show offers a shot of creative energy at the start of the semester—and following a year-plus of remote instruction, it is an exceptionally welcome sight.  Read More

    June 30, 2021

    GAID Alum “Brunofsky” Work Included in PMA Collection

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    A Tyler School of Art and Architecture Graphic & Interactive Design alum, who goes by the anonymous artist name “Brunofsky,” recently had their work enter the renowned permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.Brunofsky’s poster is part of the “First 100 Days Art Project,” a project, in partnership with the Philly blog Streets Dept and the nonprofit Mural Arts Philadelphia, designed to engage the public around policy issues that could be addressed by President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris during their first 100 days in office. Read More

    June 28, 2021

    Tyler Landscape Architecture Faculty Member Wins Teaching Medal

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Lolly Tai, professor of Landscape Architecture, has received the 2021 Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), recognizing her sustained and significant contribution to landscape architecture education.  Read More

    June 24, 2021

    Architecture Alum Named Princeton University’s Associate Vice President for Capital Projects

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Dozie Ibeh (BArch ‘01), alum of the Architecture Program, has been named Princeton University’s next associate vice president for capital projects.Ibeh, who has over 20 years of experience in architecture and construction management, will lead a staff of 60 whose responsibilities cover all activities involved in capital plan project management and real estate development, including project initiation and planning, project administration and construction management. Read More

    June 22, 2021

    Isaac Scott (MFA '21) Wins National Magazine Award

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Isaac Scott (MFA '21), a student in Tyler's ceramics program, has won a 2021 National Magazine Award for his photography featured in the 2020 New Yorker article, "A Photographer on the Front Lines of Philadelphia's Protests." National Magazine Awards, known as "the Ellies," are the highest awards in the magazine industry. Read More

    June 9, 2021

    Tyler alumnus selected for campus mural project as part of Temple’s commitment to the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    This post is an edited version of a longer story by Rayna Lewis at Temple Now. Read the entire story here.Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumnus Mat Tomezsko (TYL ’09), an accomplished muralist who has created a variety of community art projects, has been selected to produce a mural as part of Temple University’s commitment to the U.N.’s invitation to World Heritage Cities to create artwork depicting one of their 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These goals include no poverty, zero hunger, affordable and clean energy, and reducing inequalities—the latter selected by Temple as it aligns with Russell Conwell’s purpose when he established Temple.  Read More

    June 8, 2021

    Tyler Horticulture Grad Student Earns Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Alyssa Hannigan, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Horticulture graduate student, has received The Garden Club of America’s (GCA) Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Horticulture, which celebrates friendship and the love of gardening within the GCA.“I'm honored to receive this scholarship because it will help fund my education towards a master's in landscape architecture,” said Hannigan. “I've always had a great admiration for the natural world and plants, so receiving this award from the Garden Club of America is confirmation that I'm headed in the right direction.” Read More

    May 18, 2021

    2021 Glass Art Society Conference Features Tyler Community and Honors Two Alumni with Emerging Artist Prize

    Author: Carin Whitney

    When adjunct professor Leo Tecosky broadcasts live this week to a global community of glass artists from Tyler’s studio, his presentation will include hot glass sculpting, enamel work and engraved surfaces, and the poignant message: Black Lives Matter.Tecosky says, “Tyler is the best place to explore experimental glass work because the shop is great and the community is always ready to help out.” And he wanted his demo, which is inspired by graffiti, protest, and the Black Lives Matter movement, to resonate globally. Read More


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