Art Major and Art Minor

Temple University Japan’s Art Major is offered under the auspices of the world-renowned Tyler School of Art - the Art Minor is offered at both Temple Japan and Temple Main campus.

While including courses in painting and drawing, three-dimensional design, and art history, the major's principal focus is on digital media art. It helps to cultivate the artistic sense and skills that will help students develop as artists and to work in art-related careers, such as graphic and website design.

  • Minor in Art

    Temple University students have the option of exploring the visual arts by choosing to take a minor in Art. The Art Minor is available on both the Main Campus of Temple University and at the Temple University Japan Campus.  While the studio c... More More about Minor in Art

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    Critical Dialogue Series: B.Wurtz

    January 23, 2019

    1973, Bill Wurtz—better known as B. Wurtz—made a text drawing titled Three Important Things, which simply read: “sleeping, eating, keepin

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    Critical Dialogue Series: Jace Clayton

    April 10, 2019

    Jace Clayton is an artist and writer based in Manhattan, also known for his work as DJ /rupture. Clayton uses an interdisciplinary approa

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    Critical Dialogue Series: Caitlin Cherry

    April 03, 2019

    Caitlin Cherry was born in Chicago in 1987; she now lives and works in Brooklyn. In a practice that combines painting, sculpture, and ins

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    Critical Dialogue Series: Jennifer Packer

    March 21, 2019

    Jennifer Packer was born in Philadelphia, and received her BFA from the Tyler University School of Art in 2007, and her MFA from the Yale

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    Critical Dialogue Series: Joanne Greenbaum

    January 30, 2019

    Joanne Greenbaum (b. 1953, New York, NY) earned a BA from Bard College, Annadale-on- Hudson, NY. Over the past twenty years, Joanne Green

    fabric swap
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    Fabric Swap!

    March 13, 2018

    Come barter and trade at the fibers department. Bring fabric, yarn, paper, etc... Tuesday March 13 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

    Julia Haines drawing
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    Two openings this Friday!

    January 31, 2018

    Join us this Friday, Feb. 2, celebrating two of our student's works! Julia Haines' BFA show, Point of Replication, is up in Tyler's Loung

    Samantha Bittman
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    Samantha Bittman Artist Talk

    February 26, 2015

    Samantha Bittman is an artist based in Chicago, IL. She earned her B.F.A. in Textiles from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2004 and

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    Alternative Materials Student Work at the Tri-State Sustainability Symposium

    March 06, 2015

    Lori Glessner's Alternative Materials will be exhibiting work that coincides with the Tri-State Sustainability Symposium. On Friday Marc

    Anthony Romero
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    Anthony Romero, 6 Collaborations Lecture

    January 28, 2015

    Anthony Romero, "6 Collaborations" What constitutes a collaboration and what does it require? 6 collaborations is a performative lecture

    Gatehouse by Sam Connors
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    November 10, 2014

    Work by Fiber and Material Studies Students. Curated by Sam Connors.  Opening will be held on November 16, from 6 - 8pm.

    fibers and material studies
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    Fibers and Material Studies Undergradute Show

    November 05, 2014

    Please come to our opening on November 5th, from 5pm - 8pm in the Stella Elkins Gallery!

    Student Life

    Baker Dave on Chocolate Roses

    November 25, 2013

    Watch Baker Dave show you how to make chocolate roses (video). "Baker Dave" by Kayla Cropper. Tyler School of Art. Philadelphia, Pa.