Tyler News

    March 7, 2024

    Printmaking Major Researched Ways To Create Her Own Canon

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    This is the last of four articles in a series about Tyler's Spring 2023 CARAS grant awardees.In Printmaking major Deejay Bosca’s lithograph Diez Años del Movimiento Colibrí (Pink), the head and shoulders of an ethereal figure loom large in the center of the composition as a small, delicate figure floats prostrate on hair-like tendrils below. A shadowy face with an arched eyebrow stares from the upper right corner, while vertical striations, diagonal shafts of light, and bulbous forms appear suspended in air.  Read More

    March 6, 2024

    Tyler Foundations Courses Collaborate on Cloud Quilt

    Author: Jordan Cameron

    A unique type of quilt blanketed the central portion of the yellow hallway on the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s second floor recently, a visual patchwork of designs that reflect hugely varied concepts of weather.This student art installation, called Cloud Quilt, is a collaboration among the Foundations Department’s three first-year studio courses: Drawing, 2D Design, and 3D Design. Guided by the theme of “weather,” students were asked to consider how speed and direction of motion can be visually communicated to mimic the movement and noise of a weather event. Read More

    February 26, 2024

    Architecture Professor Designs with Neuroscience in Mind

    Author: Wanda Motley Odom

    When Associate Professor of Architecture Na Wei contemplates new ways to design buildings, she doesn’t only consider the architectural elements and materials that she might use. Wei also ponders how those components can influence the way people think and feel.“My current research delves into the intersection of architecture and neuroscience, particularly through dynamic experiments in architectural spaces to study the relationship between architectural form language and human perception,” said Wei, who in December was a guest speaker at the 2023 International Conference on Neuroaesthetics, held in Guangzhou, China. Read More

    February 22, 2024

    Professor Pepón Osorio and Edgar Heap of Birds (MFA '79) Named 2024 Arts and Letters Awardees

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Pepón Osorio, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Community Art, and Tyler alum Edgar Heap of Birds (MFA '79) have been honored as 2024 Awards in Art recipients by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the organization announced in a press release. Since 1942, the awards have been selected annually by Arts and Letters members. The 2024 awards, totaling $125,000, were granted to eleven established and emerging artists. Read More

    January 3, 2024

    Exhibition Supported by Tyler Glass Program On View at Corning Museum of Glass

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Disclosure: The Whiteness of Glass, currently on view at the Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) in upstate New York, addresses systemic racism, exclusion, and inequality in the field of glass through a research-based, collective exhibition. Previously hosted by the Center for Craft in Asheville, NC, the exhibition includes works that were created during a collaborative studio session hosted at Tyler’s glass studios in 2022.  Read More

    December 8, 2023

    Professor of Printmaking Exhibits in Mexico Alongside MFA Alum

    Author: Jordan Cameron

    Decades separate the artistic careers of Professor of Printmaking Hester Stinnett and Tyler alum Ron Abram (MFA ’86), but their artistic practices connect through a shared interest in the personal significance of archival materials, as demonstrated in a duo exhibition at the Museum of the University of Guanajuato in Mexico.The exhibition, Lo Personal Se Imprime / The Personal is Printed: Hester Stinnett & Ron Abram, was curated by Tyler alum Gilberto López-Elías (MFA ’21), whom Stinnett taught when he worked on his MFA in printmaking during a leave of absence from teaching art history and printmaking at the University of Guanajuato. Read More

    December 1, 2023

    Tyler Alumni Awarded 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler alumni Michelle Weinberg (MFA ’88), Beth Sutherland (MFA ’81), and Amy Ritter (BFA ’09) have been awarded a 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship grant, a highly competitive program administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts with support from the New York State Council on the Arts. Read More

    November 14, 2023

    Recent Faculty Achievements Roundup

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    This fall and summer have been an exciting and prolific time for Tyler’s faculty members. Across every discipline and program, our accomplished faculty have been curating and participating in exhibitions around the world, writing and editing books and other publications, receiving recognition for their work through grants and awards, and more. Below is a roundup of their recent achievements and activities.  Read More

    November 6, 2023

    Tyler Graduate Student’s Research Cited in Michelangelo Attribution Debate

    Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

    Tyler Art History graduate student Hatice Köroglu Çam’s research is at the center of a recent Insider article about ongoing disagreement over the attribution of a 16th century marble statue of the Greek god Pan. Çam, a first-year PhD student whose work focuses on Italian Renaissance art, argues that the statue was created by one of the most renowned artists of the Western canon: Michelangelo. Read More


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