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April 13, 2021

2021 Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Senior Exhibition

Author: Zachary Vickers

The Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Program at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture is pleased to present its annual senior exhibition, featuring the work of ten undergraduate seniors who reflect the program’s tradition as a national leader in the discipline. The ten seniors—Christine Chang, Emma Coats, Muye Gao, Wyatt Nestor-Pasicznyk, Nina Reisinger, Merha Shahid, Julia Votto, Miranda Wager, Guannan Corina Wang, and Xiaofan Zhang—offers an excellent glimpse into the breadth of materials, processes, and concepts explored in the field of contemporary metals and jewelry. In Tyler’s Atrium, guests can explore work made from a combination of techniques, from traditional like champlevé enameling and wood carving, to high-tech like 3D printing and laser cutting.  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

November 2, 2020

PMA Virtual Craft Show (November 6–8) features work by Tyler faculty

Author: Zachary Vickers

Tyler School of Art and Architecture faculty Seher Erdogan Ford, assistant professor of Architecture, and Barb Baur, MFA ‘17 and adjunct faculty in Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM), are featured in this year’s Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show—the premier online presentation and sale of contemporary American craft. Read More

October 14, 2020

Doug Bucci appointed as Program Head of Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

Author: Zachary Vickers

Doug Bucci, assistant professor at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture, has been named Program Head of the Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Program. Bucci, who earned his MFA from Tyler in 1998, is also a practicing artist who uses his personal health to influence his innovative jewelry works. He utilizes data-mapping and 3D-printing technologies to explore and display biological systems and the effect of disease on the body. 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

June 4, 2020

Tyler's Eve Streicker (MFA '13) Wins Two Jewelry Awards

Author: Zachary Vickers

Tyler Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM alumna Eve Streicker (MFA '13) is the recipient of two awards in 2020: the 2020 Carelle Grant from The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA), awarded annually through a jury process to an emerging design brand in their first five years of business; and a CASE Award by the Jewelers of America, which honors the jewelers who create jewelry pieces with the highest levels of creativity, artistry, skills and excellence in quality and style.  Read More

October 8, 2019

Tyler alumni and faculty featured in an exhibition of visionary Philadelphia craft artists from the last 70 years

Author: Zachary Vickers

From October 9–November 10, 2019, numerous alumni as well as current and former faculty of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture will be featured in a monumental exhibition, Philadelphia: Then and Now 1950–2019, presenting works from more than 50 Philadelphia-based craft artists from the last seven decades. Bertrand Productions, in collaboration with Helen Drutt (BFA '52), Matthew Drutt and Globe Dye Works, will include 14 emerging and mid-career artists as well as more than 40 historic works in various craft media by artists celebrated in their field. Philadelphia: Then and Now is part of the programming for The American Craft Council “Present Tense 2019” conference in Philadelphia (October 10–12, 2019), which will host a national conversation on craft’s relevance as a powerful catalyst for navigating and making meaning in an increasingly complex present. Read More

November 17, 2017

Tyler Alumni Receives Leeway Grant

Author: Anonymous

Grants are one of the greatest resources for artists with a vision. Recently, a Tyler Alumna was the recipient of the Leeway Grant, a source of funds that provides a variety of awards to artists working towards social change in their practice. The Leeway Foundation seeks to amplify marginalized voices in art, providing creators with resources to accomplish their goals and participate in the making of a space in our culture for the unheard. Barbara Baur, a Tyler Alumna, was recently named as one of the recipients of the Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant. Baur is a multi-faceted artist and instructor at Tyler. Her work connects body adornment with fine art, and with the help of the Leeway Foundation will be bringing her expertise to new communities. I had the opportunity to interview Baur about her process leading up to the grant, as well as her history in art and community work. Read More