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March 19, 2018

Erin Riley-Lopez (PhD student, Art HIstory) to give a lecture at the ICA

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Erin Riley-Lopez will be speaking on, "Gender in Contemporary Art from the 70s Feminisms to Today's Queer Cultures" at the ICA 's Coffee & Conversations series, Sunday, April 1st, at 2 PM.  The lecture is part of the show Tag: Proposals on Queer Play and the Ways Forward, For more information, see http://icaphila.org/programs/9101/coffee-conversation-roleplay-gender-in... Read More

March 15, 2018

Temple Contemporary launches Velocity Fund to support Philadelphia artists

Author: Hillel Hoffmann

Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art (Temple University) has announced the creation of The Velocity Fund, an initiative that will directly support visual artists living in the city of Philadelphia with grants of up to $5,000. Established with the support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Velocity Fund is one of 12 Regional Re-granting Programs launched by the foundation to fund “under-the-radar artistic activity” by partnering with leading cultural institutions in cities across the nation where the level of self-organized artistic activity is the highest. The Velocity Fund is the first Warhol Foundation-supported regional re-granting program in Pennsylvania, and only the second on the East Coast between Maine and Florida. Read More

March 7, 2018

Angela McQuillan, Painting B.F.A. '10, profiled in The New York Times

Author: econover

Angela McQuillan, a Philadelphia-based artist and curator, is profiled in the New York Times as part of the Business section's Vocations series. Currently the curator at the Esther Klein Gallery in Philadelphia, McQuillan studied painting at Tyler and graduated in 2010. Her work explores the intersection of science and the visual arts. Read more here.  Read More

March 1, 2018

Prof. Gerald Silk featured in Philly Voice

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Prof. Gerald Silk was interviewed by Philly Voice avout the legacy of Robert Indiana and his "LOVE" statue.  Find the interview at: http://www.phillyvoice.com/what-are-the-origins-of-the-love-design/ Read More

February 13, 2018

Julie McGinnis Flanagan (PhD candidate, Art History) mentioned in Forbes article

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

"Phenominal Collecting: The Center for the History of COllecting at the Frick Collection" by Clayton Press  Forbes Magazine Jan 10, 2018 The Center’s Fellows’ Forums are open to the public and are yet another source of education about art collections. Most recently, in November 2017, Julie McGinnis Flanagan, a Temple University PhD candidate, gave a talk about New York’s Grand Central Art Galleries. Unbeknownst to most people, these galleries were a 14,000-square-foot exhibition space for the nonprofit Painters and Sculptors Gallery Association, which occupied the sixth floor of Grand Central Station from 1923 to 1952. Even more curiously, The Galleries transported art around America by train and placed it on steamships, predating the moveable feast offered by today's art fairs. Read More

February 13, 2018

Jennifer Packer (B.F.A. '07) exhibits work at Brandeis

Author: econover

Jennifer Packer: Tenderheaded will be on view in the Gerald S. and Sandra Fineberg Gallery at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University from March 2 through July 8 2018. Opening reception is March 1, 7-9 pm.  Based in observation, improvisation, and memory, this selection of recent work by Jennifer Packer (b. 1984) presents paintings of funerary bouquets and intimate portraits.   Read More

February 11, 2018

Tyler Glass alumni featured in Temple Super Bowl ad

Author: Hillel Hoffmann

If you watched the broadcast of the Philadelphia Eagles’ big Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots last Sunday (or the episode of NBC’s “This Is Us” that immediately followed the game), you may have seen an ad for Temple University—and you may have noticed some familiar faces in the Tyler School of Art family. The one-minute advertisement, which aired soon after the game’s final whistle in the Philadelphia region, is part of a Temple campaign targeting prospective students. The spot showcases the many joys of living and learning in Philadelphia, including the city’s vibrant art scene, as exemplified by three lightning-quick scenes of glass-blowing and sculpting by members of the Tyler Glass community in the studio at East Falls Glassworks. Read More

February 5, 2018

Tyler MFA wins Platinum in Graphis New Talent - Designers win 15 awards

Author: Kelly Holohan

Graphis New Talent 2018 recognized Tyler students with 15 awards in the 2018 annual competition. Krissy Beck (MFA 2017) took a platinum award for her graduate thesis preject, Sustain: Reflections from a tired grad student. Congratulations to Krissy and all the GAID winners! You can see the winning selections on their site here and also in the new book annual.  Platinum Award / Krissy Beck / Short Film / Professor: Kelly Holohan Gold Award / Krissy Beck / Educational Animation / Professor: Abby Guido Gold Award / Brandon Wherley / Packaging / Professor: Abby Guido Silver Award / Krissy Beck / Games / Professor: Joe Scorsone Silver Award / Jacqueline Jenson / Illustration / Professor: Melissa McFeeters Silver Award / Julie Lam / Catalogs / Professor: Abby Guido Read More

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