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April 27, 2022

Grants for summer 2022 research

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

We're so proud that a large number of graduate students have been awarded summer grants for their research projects - and we want to hear all about your research when we get back together in August! Temple Grad Summer Grant: Nicole Marcel (PhD student), who will be working with her primary advisor, Dr. Rachel Grace Newman Ryan Mitchell (PhD student), who will be working with his advisor, Dr. Ashley West Emily Schollenberger (PhD student), who will be working with her advisor, Dr. Erin Pauwels And the recipients of the Marcia Hall Research Awards: Flavia Barberini (PhD candidate) to attend a workshop on International Thematic Summer School:  Art Markets (Antwerp/Brussels) Preston Gould (MA anticipated) to conduct research in Florence, IT for his qualifying paper Li Machado (PhD candidate) to conduct research in L.A.on "Networks of Desire in Queer Chicanx Los Angeles" Read More

April 27, 2022

Temple's 30 Under 30 Features Two Tyler Alums

Author: Emily Herbein

This year, Temple's annual 30 Under 30 list features two Tyler graduates, Rachel Bell (BFA '17) and Amirah Mitchell (BS '21). Each year, Temple University reconnects with 30 of its best and brightest graduates under the age of 30 across all schools to find out how they've become innovators in their fields. Thanks to an extensive alumni network, these honorees are furthering Temple's legacy for the better. The 2022 award recipients will be formally recognized during Temple Made Days, April 25–30.  Read More

April 20, 2022

Dean Susan Cahan to present at conference

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

At the conference "Paradoxes and Double-speak: Responding to Howardena Pindell’s Work on Art World Racism" Cahan will present a paper, "The Context of Pindell's Research in New York in the 1980s and '90s". Read More

April 19, 2022

Phi Beta Kappa inductee: 2022

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

After a hiatus of two years due to COVID, invitations to join Phi Beta Kappa, the scholar/service organization, have returned: Lydia Davidheiser (BA anticipated 2023), majoring in Art History, is in its newest class! Congratulations, Lydia! Read More

April 18, 2022

Duckworth Scholars Digital Studio Showcase Features Contemporary Vietnamese Art From Chau Nguyen, MFA '22

Author: Emily Herbein

Chau Nguyen, MFA '22, is presenting their work in painting at this year's Duckworth Scholars Digital Studio Showcase on April 19. Pulling influence from their time growing up in Vietnam and their knowledge of commercialized Western paintings, Nguyen explored various creative techniques, both familiar and experimental to their painting practice, in order to visualize this phenomenon. Below, they explain the meaning behind their work and what they feel is important for viewers to take away from the complexity of decolonial practices and contemporary Vietnamese art. Nguyen's presentation is from 11:50-12:10 in the Charles Library event space. Click here to register. Read More

April 18, 2022

Prof Mariola Alvarez's book to appear in 2023

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Alvarez's book, The Affinity of Neoconcretism: Interdisciplinary Collaborations in Brazilian Modernism 1954-1964 will come out in March 2023, from the University of California Press, under their Studies in Latin American Art series. In the meantime, register to hear her speak at "Las Informalistas: Women of Latin American Informalist Abstraction" on May 3, 2022, the subject of her new inquiry: https://www.islaa.org/events/event-2022-may-las-informalistas  Read More

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