Tyler School of Art and Architecture Blog

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

February 6, 2021

Jessica Sternbach (PhD candidate) publishes entry in Smarthistory

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Andries Beeckman, The Castle of Batavia and Dutch colonialism – Smarthistory Andries Beeckman's landscape painting with the so-called Castle of Batavia (in what is today Jakarta, Indonesia) highlights Dutch prowess and strength during their ascension to colonial power in the seventeenth century. Read More

February 5, 2021

Student Profile: Elizabeth Caccavano

Author: Zachary Vickers

Tyler School of Art and Architecture senior architecture major Elizabeth Caccavano ((BSArch '21) has been involved with the American Institute of Architecture Students since freshman year, attending regional and national meetings, working on committees and learning about leadership.  In the fall, Caccavano was elected to the organization’s national leadership team to serve a one-year term as AIAS’s Northeast Quad Director, a position that makes her the primary contact for chapters at 54 colleges and universities spread across 15 states. Caccavano will be responsible for ensuring that chapters have the resources to recruit new members, conduct activities, and learn about how as architecture students they can impact their field and the larger community.  Read More

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