Tyler School of Art and Architecture Blog

April 30, 2020

ASLA Honors Tyler's Tai for Contributions to Landscape Architecture

Author: Zachary Vickers

In 2003, Lolly Tai, PhD, RLA, FASLA and professor of landscape architecture at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University was named a First Asian American Pacific Islander female ASLA Fellow by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, to honor her vital contributions to the field. Read More

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

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