Tyler School of Art and Architecture Blog

March 3, 2021

Art Therapy Graduate Takes First Prize for Research, Fieldwork

Author: Zachary Vickers

  Tyler alumna’s interdisciplinary scholarship at local rehabilitation facility wins AATA award Elizabeth Allen (BA ‘20), a graduate of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture Art Therapy Program, has earned first prize at the annual American Art Therapy Association (AATA) conference’s poster presentation competition. Her presentation, titled “Common Threads: Community Weaving with Patients with Cognitive and Physical Trauma,” was given virtually in late January as part of the 2020 AATA conference, which delayed a few panels due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

March 3, 2021

Ashley West Elected as Vice President of Historians of Netherlandish Art

Author: Zachary Vickers

Ashley West, associate professor of Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art, 1400–1700 in Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Art History Program, has been elected as vice president of Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA). “I am very honored to have been voted by my colleagues across the globe to be the next vice president of HNA,” said West. The HNA is a group of over 800 international academics, curators and graduate students who are all dedicated to the study of Netherlandish, German/Austrian and Franco-Flemish art and architecture. During her four-year term, working closely with president-elect Walter Melion of Emory University, West will help lead the organization through a variety of new and existing initiatives. Read More

March 3, 2021

Dr Erin Pauwels to present a paper at RIT March 10

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Erin Pauwels will be presenting a virtual lecture, "Napoleon Sarony and the Mixed Media Backgrounds of American Photography" for the Rochester Institute of Technonology Visual Culture, Arts, and Media Lecture Series March 10 3:30-4:45. The lecture is free and open to the public:  Jonathan Schroeder - contact for Zoom information jesgla@rit.edu Read More

February 25, 2021

Sarina Miller (AH instructor) to teach a class at CAT

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Sarina Miller, who hold the Provost's Award for Teaching Excellent for Adjuncts, will be giving a CAT workshop on March 10: The Adjunct Survival Guide: Teaching Effectively While Adjuncting (hosted on Zoom). Read More

February 19, 2021

Henry Morales’s (BFA '21) New Exhibition, Funded by CARAS Grant, Explores Family and Identity

Author: Zachary Vickers

Henry Morales, a senior painting major at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, will unveil his exhibition, Aquí Chambeando!, in Tyler’s Green Hallway from February 24–March 7, 2021. The show will feature Morales's work inspired by 19th-century French labor art to create a deeply moving series of portraits of members of his family performing their jobs as a housekeeper, janitor, construction workers and more. Through interviews with his family and close observations, Morales uses art to explore what it means to be an immigrant and a laborer in a particular time and place. Read More

February 16, 2021

Art History alum and professors at online conference, "Reconsidering Raphael"

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr Tracy Cooper and Dr Marcia B. Hall are co-organizers of the virtual conference, which is co-sponsored by Tyler. Professor Tamara Smithers (PhD 2012, now Austin Peay State University) and Cooper are chairing sessions; Dr Tiffant Lynn Hunt (PhD 2020) and Hall are presenting papers. The conference is online April 9-10. Registration information can be found here; https://connect.vassar.edu/s/1654/2/16/interior-ai.aspx?sid=1654&pgid=53... Read More

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