Tyler School of Art and Architecture Blog

April 5, 2021

Summer 2021 internship awards for AH undergrads!

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Congrats to the winners of competitive awards for internships for this summer: Jessica Aguilar has been selected as Summer 2021 Curatorial Intern with the Brandywine River Museum of Art Triana Cancel has been selected for the Barnes Foundation's Summer internship program India Thorne has been selected for an internship with the Near Eastern Deptartment of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology congrats to all, and kudos for the successful work you put into the applications! Read More

April 1, 2021

Landscape Architecture Students Win ASLA Merit Awards

Author: Zachary Vickers

Landscape Architecture students, Sidney Buckingham, Alyssa Hannigan and Abigail Long, of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture have received Pennsylvania-Delaware American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Student Merit Awards for their visionary projects that represent the bright future of the field. Buckingham and Hannigan’s project “ReTHINK The Refinery: 2100,” is based on thorough environmental and social site analysis of Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the oldest oil refinery on the East Coast. The recommendations in the proposal embrace the potential for the site to become reintegrated into Philadelphia by harmonizing ecological restoration, community development and a growing economy. Read More

April 1, 2021

Three Alumni Receive Awards by The American Academy of Arts and Letters

Author: Zachary Vickers

Three Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumni, Will Villalongo (MFA ‘01), Jennifer Packer (BFA ‘07) and Erin M. Riley (MFA ‘09) are among the 18 artists to receive 2021 awards from The American Academy of Arts and Letters. The winners were chosen from a group of 125 established and emerging artists who had been invited to submit work. Read More

March 30, 2021

Two Tyler Faculty Receive Teaching Excellence Awards

Author: Zachary Vickers

  Two faculty members at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture have recently received awards for distinguished teaching. Kelly Holohan, professor and program head of Graphic & Interactive Design, has received The Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award from the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation. More than 50 institutions, primarily across the Greater Delaware Valley area, participate in the Lindback Foundation’s program, making the prestigious award competitive. Read More

March 25, 2021

Community Arts Practices Addresses Inequities Created by Climate Change

Author: Zachary Vickers

The Trust for Public Land Heat Response PHL project was launched to create public art that addresses the question: “Why should we care about urban heat and what can we do about it?” The organization, along with its team of artists and community leads, will help elevate community voices and  creatively amplify their lived experiences to drive policy change and achieve equity across Philadelphia neighborhoods in response to rising temperatures.  Members of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Community Arts Practices (CAP) are supporting this project. Read More

March 23, 2021

Kira Carleton (BA anticipated 2021) to speak at 2021 SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Kira will be presenting "Embroidered Samplers: Self-Portraits of America's Forgotten Artists" on Friday April 9 at 2:15. We are pleased to invite you to explore the website for the 2021 SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium at https://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/arthistorystudentsymposium/    The website contains the event’s full schedule along with the 98 speakers’ abstracts and photographs. Talks will be given during twelve sessions held over three days, from April 9th to 11th.     Read More

March 23, 2021

Pepón Osorio’s “Badge of Honor” Acquired by MoMA

Author: Zachary Vickers

The installation piece Badge of Honor by Pepón Osorio, The Laura H. Carnell Professor of Community Art, in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Community Arts Practices, will join the renowned collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Read More

March 23, 2021

Liam Machado to speak at Rutgers University Art History Graduate Symposium

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Liam will be giving a paper, "The Elegy in the Expanse: Water as a Medium of Memory in Afterlives of the Transatlantic Slave Trade" on Thursday April 22 in the 1:00-2:45 panel, "Material Memory". The conference, Mnemonic Aesthetics: Memory and Trauma in Art, April 22 and 23, hosted by the Rutgers University Graduate Students. Read More

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