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May 10, 2022

Tyler 2022 Grad Proposes on Commencement Day

Author: Emily Herbein

Phil Le (TYL ‘22) made his graduation day extra special by proposing to his girlfriend of eight years, Olivia Colacicco (TYL ‘21), at Tyler’s commencement reception surrounded by friends, family, and former professors.   Since meeting in their high school’s graphic design class, the two bonded over their shared love for the digital art world, and when Colacicco went on to pursue her BFA at Tyler, Le was encouraged to attend the year after. From weekend visits to late night studio work sessions, Le quickly came to appreciate what life at Temple University would be like, and the fact that he would share a major with Colacicco was an added bonus.   Read More

March 23, 2022

GAID Student Audrey Lee '23 Wins Changemaker Challenge Award

Author: Emily Herbein

Audrey Lee (BFA ‘23) is using her education in Graphic & Interactive Design and Entrepreneurial Studies to find a more sustainable and practical way to end the overabundance of Philadelphia’s food deserts, and her idea was recognized this month with a Changemaker Challenge Award from the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute at Temple's Fox School of Business.   Read More

February 8, 2022

"Crave," A Vibrant GAID Exhibition Now On View in Green Hallway

Author: Emily Herbein

Junior GAID students are displaying their vibrant, interactive kiosk posters as part of the annual restaurant identity project, “Crave.” With brightly colored, engaging imagery, enticing language, and scannable QR codes that lead to video and behind-the-scenes content, “Crave” is a showcase of nearly all the skills cultivated in the GAID program.  Curated by Professor Paul Sheriff, who has been coordinating this assignment for the last 25 years since his time at the original Elkins Park campus, “Crave” has grown and changed over the years to reflect a modern student and creator.   Read More

December 3, 2021

Paula Scher (BFA '70) Honored as a Royal Designer of Industry

Author: Emily Herbein

Graphic designer and prominent alumna Paula Scher (BFA ‘70) was recently honored with the UK’s most prestigious design award, the Royal Designer for Industry (RDI), established in 1936. The Royal Society of Arts (RSA) recognizes only 200 individuals at any one time who demonstrate “sustained design excellence” and create “work of aesthetic value and significant benefit to society.” Creators across disciplines such as graphic design, fashion, textiles, architecture, and industrial design have been recipients. Presently, Vivienne Westwood, Paul Smith, and Margaret Calvert are all RDIs.  Read More

April 7, 2021

Introducing the Graphic & Interactive Design MFA Thesis Exhibition

Author: Zachary Vickers

On April 21 and 22, 2021, the Graphic & Interactive Design (GAID) Program at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture will present its MFA Thesis Exhibition, 21.svg. Four students—Kat Brissette, Justine Kelley, Wenqing Liu and Marisa Watanabe—will feature their work developed at Tyler over the past two years, representing their intensive artistic and critical development. 21.svg is not just a virtual exhibition, it is a brand, a social media campaign, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the entire process and creation.  Read More

February 4, 2021

Tyler’s Representation Strong Among InLiquid’s 2021 Wind Fellows & Wind Young Fellows

Author: Zachary Vickers

Alumni of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture represent more than half of the recipients of InLiquid’s 2021 Wind Fellows & Wind Young Fellows—awards given for artistic excellence to ten outstanding artists, and to offer them optimal career support. Wind Fellows were nominated by experts in the art field to be considered based on the excellence of their work. The following list represents both Wind Fellows, Wind Young Fellows and Honorable Mentions: Hazziza Abdullah (MFA ‘20) Austen Camille (MFA ‘20) Daniel Clark (BFA ‘17) Amy Cousins (MFA ‘16) Sarah Kaizar (BFA ‘07) Yixuan Pan (MFA ‘17) Mollie Schaidt (MFA ‘21) A group exhibition featuring work by all 10 artists is scheduled for December 2021. Read More

October 12, 2020

Tyler News Round Up September/October 2020

Author: Zachary Vickers

Stay up to date on all that is happening with faculty, students and alumni of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture: Trenton Doyle Hancock (MFA '00) gives the origin story of his alter ego, Torpedo Boy, talks about what Philip Guston’s infamous Klansmen have to offer as well as discusses his latest exhibition, “Something American,” on view at James Cohan’s two New York City locations through October 17, 2020. (October 7, 2020) Tyler Painting alumna GaHee Park (BFA '12) has been named one of "5 Artists on Our Radar This October" by Artsy. (October 6, 2020) Tyler Printmaking alumna Madison Ketcham's (BFA '18) illustration of Fleet Foxes's lead singer Robin Pecknold is featured in The New Yorker. (October 6, 2020) Read More

September 27, 2019

Tyler students among “Top Talent” recognized by Adobe Design Achievement Awards

Author: Zachary Vickers

  Four Tyler School of Art and Architecture Graphic & Interactive Design BFA students and one Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication student were among the “Top Talent” recipients of the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards—the world’s premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators.  This annual competition is a great opportunity to expose students to creative leaders, influencers and fellow designers, illustrators, thinkers and problem solvers. It also helps them deepen their understanding of what goes into building a career in the design field. Read More

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