Students

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Students

Want to know what it's like to be a student at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture and Temple University? 

Explore the profiles below and contact our Admissions Office to learn how being a Tyler student can be a transformative experience for you, too.

  • Art Therapy, Community Arts Practices

    Elizabeth Allen

    • Name
      Elizabeth Allen
       
      Hometown
      Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

      Tyler degree program
      BA in Art Therapy
       
      Why Tyler?
      I wanted a unique experience—a small school within a large university, a close-knit community, a university in a big city and to major in art therapy (undergraduate art therapy programs are not very common).

      Why Art Therapy?
      I realized how art...

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  • Art Therapy, Art History

    Jordan Bertok

    • Name
      Jordan Bertok

      Hometown
      York, PA

      Tyler degree program
      BA in Art Therapy with a Minor in Art History

      Why Tyler?
      Tyler was my first choice. I came in as a Visual Studies major, knowing I wanted to eventually go to graduate school for an MA in Art Therapy. 

      At the end of...

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  • Architecture

    Amira Brahimi

    • Name
      Amira Brahimi   

      Hometown
      Wilmington, DE

      Tyler degree program
      Accelerated BS in Architecture + MArch Program Option (4+1 Track)

      Why Tyler?
      I chose Tyler particularly for its diversity, creativity and student body, as well as it’s location embedded in the city. Specifically studying architecture, Tyler—being in an urban...

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  • Sculpture

    Lloyd-Princeton Cangé

    • Name
      Lloyd-Princeton Cangé

      Hometown
      Honey Brook, Pennsylvania

      Tyler degree program
      BFA Sculpture

      Why Tyler?
      I have experienced an enormous amount of support. My professors have been in my corner from day one, giving me the confidence to do all the things that I’m doing now. I would not be where I am without them.

      Study abroad experience
      I wanted to experience a completely...

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  • Glass, Printmaking, Art Education

    Scout Cartagena

  • Graphic & Interactive Design

    Katie Fish

    • Name
      Katie Fish

      Hometown 
      East Greenwich, RI

      Tyler degree program
      BFA in Graphic & Interactive Design (GAID)

      Why did you choose Tyler?
      I knew I belonged at Tyler the minute my mom and I walked in the front door and found the GAID Junior Restaurant Exhibition on display in the main lobby. We almost missed my tour because I had to look at every single project.

      Why...

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  • Visual Studies

    Isaac Horning

    • Name
      Isaac Horning

      Hometown
      York, PA

      Tyler degree program
      BA in Visual Studies

      Why Tyler?
      Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, I always had a craving for a more diverse secondary education experience. Because of Tyler’s location on Temple University’s Main Campus in North Philadelphia, as well as its world-renowned facilities and programs, I knew it was...

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  • Painting

    Ye Jin Jeon

  • Horticulture

    Thao (Emma) Le

    • Name
      Thao (Emma) Le

      Hometown
      Hanoi, Vietnam

      Tyler degree program
      BS in Horticulture

      Why Tyler/Temple?
      During my college application rounds, I applied to Temple’s psychology program. I wanted to have roots in a city, and Temple provided that. They also offered me a very good scholarship.

      Growing up in Hanoi, Vietnam, I always wanted more green space to play in as a child....

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  • Community Development

    Maggie Loesch

    • Name
      Maggie Loesch

      Hometown
      Pennington, New Jersey

      Tyler degree program
      BS in Community Development 

      Why Tyler?
      I took a lot of classes across Temple in the College of Education, Klein College of Media and Communications and the College of Liberal Arts, to name a few. But I was also trying to take glass blowing. Then, on Tyler’s website, I found the Community Development program and...

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  • Landscape Architecture

    Abigail Long

    • Name
      Abigail Long

      Hometown
      Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

      Tyler degree program
      BSLA in Landscape Architecture

      Why Tyler?
      I chose Tyler because it is one of the few schools in Pennsylvania that offers landscape architecture and horticulture programs while remaining affordable.

      Why Landscape Architecture?
      I had no idea what landscape architecture was...

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  • Art History

    Hannah ‘Han’ McCoy

    • Name
      Hannah ‘Han’ McCoy

      Hometown
      Leonardtown, MD

      Tyler degree program
      BA in Art History

      Why Tyler?
      I was immediately won over by the studio space upstairs. The floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over North Philadelphia, paired with the amazing art in the halls, was so inspiring. I envisioned myself creating a work of art in one of these spaces and imagined my own pieces on the walls. I knew Tyler...

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  • Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

    Wyatt Nestor-Pasicznyk

    • Name
      Wyatt Nestor-Pasicznyk

      Hometown 
      Stockton, New Jersey

      Tyler degree program
      BFA in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM (MJCC)

      Why did you transfer to Tyler?
      I found the atmosphere at Tyler very refreshing—as an art school it doesn’t take itself too seriously and has both diversity and engaging programs as well as majors that piqued my interest. The opportunity to take courses outside of Tyler, as...

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  • Ceramics

    Anthony Romero

    • Name
      Anthony W. Romero

      Hometown
      Boyertown, Pennsylvania

      Tyler degree program
      BFA Ceramics

      Why Tyler?
      It’s the community—the way the school treats students, the relationship you have with your teachers. They are invested in you and your success, and the relationship is continuous.

      My new beginning
      I studied engineering for a year and a half before I transferred here. But I always loved...

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  • Fibers & Material Studies

    Alec Strosser

    • Name
      Alec Strosser

      Hometown 
      Lewisburg, PA

      Tyler degree program
      BFA in Fibers & Materials Studies

      Why did you choose Tyler?
      Tyler was suggested to me by one of my art teachers in high school. She graduated from here and always commended it for being a great place to learn and grow.

      When I visited campus, it was filled with amazing studios and faculty and students hard at...

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