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April 27, 2020

Meet Tyler’s Virtual Celebration Speaker: Jordan Bertok (BA ‘20)

Author: tuf83247

Jordan Bertok, a member of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Class of 2020 and soon-to-be recipient of a BA in Art Therapy and Minor in Art History, will address her class as Tyler’s student speaker as part of Temple University’s virtual celebration.  You can watch Bertok’s speech here. Bertok “met up” with a recent Tyler graduate, Princeton Cangé (BFA ‘19, Sculpture), on Zoom for a Q&A, which you can read below:   Princeton Cangé: Why did you come to Tyler? Was it your first choice? Read More

April 8, 2020

Tyler Almuna Jennifer Packer Receives Greenfield Prize

Author: tuf83247

Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumna Jennifer Packer (BFA ‘07) has been selected as the  2020 Greenfield Prize recipient from a competitive pool of well-established artists. The prestigious prize consists of a $30,000 commission and a residency at the Hermitage Artist Retreat. Packer joins a distinguished group of artists to receive this prize, including another Tyler alum, Trenton Doyle Hancock (MFA ‘00). Read More

April 3, 2020

Tyler Alumna, Christa DiMarco, wins Art History Award

Author: tuf83247

Tyler School of Art and Architecture Art History alumna Christa DiMarco (MA ‘07, PhD, ‘15) has been awarded the Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) President's Award, which honors members who have contributed in extraordinary ways to both the Nineteenth Century Studies Association and to scholarship in interdisciplinary 19th-century studies. “[DiMarco] is a versatile scholar and writer,” remarked Susan E. Cook, president of the NCSA. “...[She] is also a tireless advocate for the profession and professional organizations like NCSA, as well as a tireless educator.” Read More

April 3, 2020

Tyler Alumna Patricia Renee Thomas’s Solo Show

Author: tuf83247

Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumna Patricia Renee Thomas (BFA ‘17) is featured in her solo show, “Grapejuice,” at Kapp Kapp gallery in Philadelphia, which is currently closed due to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. The exhibition, inspired by Thomas’s experience getting her hair done as a child and focuses more widely on “the self in the form of preparation, and the form of preservation, and the form of performance, especially as a black woman,” will be extended once the gallery reopens.  Read More

March 9, 2020

Philip Glahn Wins Art Journal Award

Author: tuf83247

Philip Glahn, professor of aesthetics and critical studies at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, has received the Art Journal Award from the College Art Association along with Cary Levine, an associate professor at University of North Carolina. Read More

March 9, 2020

Tyler Faculty Leah Modigliani’s New Exhibition

Author: tuf83247

Leah Modigliani, program head of Visual Studies at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, has a solo exhibition, Rome 1947, on view at Grizzly Grizzly gallery in Philadelphia, now through March 29, 2020. Her work in the show “is made in response to our contemporary political climate to be exhibited in the midst of the democratic primaries in this important election year.” Modigliani uses photography, a political poster and a large-scale puppet to harken back to the Italian citizens’ protest of their right-wing government. Read More

February 17, 2020

Tyler Alumnua Featured in Solo Museum Exhibition

Author: tuf83247

Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumna Lisa Yuskavage (BFA ’84) is featured in Lisa Yuskavage: Wilderness, currently on view at the Aspen Art Museum. The exhibition looks beyond the eroticism of the figure to the fantastical nature of Yuskavage’s landscapes. In a recent interview with The New York Times, Yuskavage reflects on her time at Tyler, in particular, recalling two moments that were indicators of her development: the creation of a painting entitled, “Once Transient,” and the sale of her first work. “I had a BFA thesis show… and it did extremely well,” said Yuskavage. “My dentist came and bought a big painting. I was kind of amazed.” Read More

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