Sculpture

Contemporary sculpture is a broad and diverse field that includes object making, large-scale architectural installation, performance-based work, time-based work, and time-based media. 

The Sculpture Program provides the skills and concepts essential to creative growth. Courses are designed to integrate the development of technical skills with critical discourse and theory, and knowledge of contemporary sculpture. Tyler’s highly regarded Critical Dialogues series regularly brings nationally known artists, critics, and authors to campus to present their work, lead discussions and critique student pieces. Students are encouraged to explore interdisciplinary projects, which mesh public art with video, sound, performance, installation, and digital imaging.

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Dean Daderko

Dean Daderko is Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. His first exhibition at CAMH, It is what it is. Or is it? (2012), explored how contemporary artists have recast the readymade to address a variety of social, political, and temporal concerns as this artistic form nears its 100th anniversary. Parallel Practices: Joan Jonas & Gina Pane (2013) brings together a selection of works made between 1965 and 2010 by two foundational performance artists with multidisciplinary practices working in New York and Paris respectively. His upcoming CAMH exhibitions include a solo exhibition of documentary work by LaToya Ruby Frazier, which will travel to the ICA Boston. Previously working as an independent curator based in New York, Daderko has mounted curatorial projects in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montreal, Canada; and Vilnius, Lithuania, among other locations. He has also organized programming for Art in General, Artists’ Space, The Kitchen, and Visual AIDS in New York. More

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES – KIMSOOJA

November 09, 2016

Kimsooja was born in South Korea in 1957 and currently lives and works in NYC. Her practice involves  repetitive actions, meditative prac

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- JENNY SNIDER

April 06, 2016

Jenny Snider spent her working life teaching Studio Art. She is best known for her black and white dance drawings, painted wooden taxis,

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- TAMEKA NORRIS

April 13, 2016

Tameka Norris states:

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- HARMONY HAMMOND

March 30, 2016

Harmony Hammond is an artist, art writer and independent curator who lives and works in Galisteo, New Mexico. Considered a pioneer of the

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- LAUREL SPARKS

March 16, 2016

Laurel Sparks was born in Phoenix AZ in 1972 and lives and works in Brooklyn NY. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts B

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- SHAUN LEONARDO

March 09, 2016

Shaun Leonardo is a multidisciplinary artist who uses modes of self-portraiture as a means to convey the complexities of masculine identi

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- CULLEN WASHINGTON, JR.

February 10, 2016

Cullen Washington Jr. received his BA from Louisiana State University and his MFA from Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- STEVE LOCKE

February 03, 2016

Steve Locke (born 1963) is an African American artist who explores figuration and perceptions of the male figure, and themes of masculini

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- JUDY GLANTZMAN

January 27, 2016

Judy Glantzman is an artist living and working in New York City, represented by the Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York City. She graduate

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CRITICAL DIALOGUES LECTURE- HALSEY RODMAN

January 20, 2016

Halsey Rodman’s work proposes a consensual and liberating encounter with objects by rendering apparent the radical instability of their f

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MFA Open Studios

November 13, 2015

Tyler School of Art will host its fourth annual MFA Open Studios on Friday, November 13th, 2015, from 4 - 8pm.  Graduate studios will be

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Philadelphia Sculpture Gym: Te(a)ch Exhibition

April 03, 2015

First Friday in April! Come check out some amazing work Philadelphia Sculpture Gym's  Te(a)ch exhibition! They have techs representing PA

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Strauss Bourque-Lafrance received his MFA in 2010. He was awarded a fellowship to Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, the following summer.

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Critical Dialogues: Alexander Alberro and Dan Graham (Panel Discussion)

October 30, 2013

Alexander Alberro, Virginia Wright Professor of Art History at Barnard College and Columbia University in New York, is the author of Conc

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Critical Dialogues, Christopher Eamon, "Film as Sculpture"

September 18, 2013

"Film as Sculpture" is the subject of a talk by curator, Christopher Eamon included in the Critical Dialogues Lecture Series organized by

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