Tyler School of Art and Architecture Blog

April 5, 2019

Joseph Kopta (PhD Candidate) awarded Kress Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitute für Kunstgeschichte

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Joseph Kopta (PhD Candidate) has been awarded a two-year Kress Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitute für Kunstgeschichte (Central Institute for Art History) in Munich, Germany, supporting his dissertation research on the materiality of Byzantine manuscripts.   The Samuel H. Kress Foundation devotes its resources to advancing this history and conservation of European art from antiquity through the nineteenth century. It regularly awards six pre-doctoral Fellowships each year in the History of European art in association with one of six European host institutions.   Read More

April 3, 2019

Wearable Art Show

Author: tuj81552

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and parents gather at Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture for the annual Wearable Art Show, a student-run event organized by Tyler’s Fibers and Materials Studies program that has rapidly grown into the school’s signature, high-energy closing statement of the spring semester. The event is organized by students in adjunct faculty member Paige Fetchen’s Sculptural Garments class and adjunct faculty member Timothy Belknap’s Body Art and Adornment class. They solicit entries from students all over the school The event will take place in the green hallway at Tyler on April 25th, 2019 at 7:30pm Read More

March 28, 2019

Summer Course - Rule Breakers and Makers: Artist, Identity, Society

Author: Michael Smaczylo

Rule Breakers and Makers: Artist, Identity, Society How does society shape and influence artists? How do artists find their individual voices and make an impact? Explore your own creative vision as you take inspiration from artists in the collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in this two-week long collaboration with Art Education, Tyler School of Art and Architecture. Structured looking, responding, and connecting led by Art Museum Educators builds a foundation for intensive studio practice exploring a variety of materials and media.    SCHEDULE July 22 - August 2   Monday through Friday   9:30am-1:30pm Course taught by  Carol Royer, Tyler Art Education Faculty member and PMA educators and curators. Sessions include in-depth and behind-the-scenes explorations of original works of art Read More

March 27, 2019

Jesse Harrod "steals the show" at Spring/Break Art Show

Author: tuj81552

Fibers and Material Studies Chair, Jesse Harrod, exhibited work at the Spring/Break Art Show in New York City March 5-11, 2019 in a booth curated by Danny Orendorff Jesse's work was featured in Artsy.Net's review of the show - 7 Artists Who Stole the Show at Spring/Break . Congrats Jesse!! Read More

March 21, 2019

Kedra Kearis (AH PhD anticipated) receives NY Historical Society Fellowship for Summer 2019

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Kedra Kearis has been awarded a NY Historical Society Fellowship for her pre-doctoral research on women patrons of New York Society in the Gilded Age. Kearis's research focuses on the French-American exchange in the late nineteenth century with a particular emphasis on the revival of eighteenth-century fine and decorative arts. Fellowships of the NY HS are made possible through the generous endowment of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the NY HS is home to over 350,000 books, nearly 20,000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, and a distinctive collection of maps, photographs and prints, as well as ephemera and family papers documenting the history of the US from a distinctly NY perspective. The Library's collections are particularly rich in material pertaining to the American Revolution and the early Republic, the Civil War, and the Gilded Age. Read More

March 14, 2019

Vision Zero Conference PHL 2019

Author: lmandara

The Tyler School of Art and Architecture's City & Regional Planning and Community Development programs are excited to be the local host and sponsor for the VisionZero PHL 2019 conference on March 16. The goal of VisionZero is to reduce the the number and severity of traffic crashes each year with the goal of reaching Zero incidents.  The conference is being convened by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and will be held at Temple's Howard Gittis Student Center from 10 am. to 4 p.m. Mayor Keeney is scheduled to make concluding remarks at 3 p.m. To register and learn more visit the s conference schedule click here The link with take you to the conference page at the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Read More

March 12, 2019

Scott Gratson, "Fire in my Belly: Reflections on Censorship and Images of AIDS and Activism through the Art of David Wojnarowitcz"

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Scott Gratson (Professor of Instruction in Communication and Social Influence, Klein College of Undergraduate Studies; PhD in AH anticipated May 19) presented a lecture on the art of David Wojnarowicz on Temple's Tokyo campus, as part of the Feminist Art and Theory class on that campus.  Picture: Scott Gratson enjoying an after-lecture dinner with Toshiaki Yokozawa (TUJ Board Member), and Assoc Dean George Miller and his wife. Read More

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