Sculpture Faculty

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Sculpture Faculty

  • Assistant Professor and Program Head of Sculpture
    Sculpture

    C.T. Jasper

    • Email: ctom@temple.edu
    • Phone: 215-777-9176
    • Office: Tyler 130K
    • Website: www.ctjasper.com
    • C.T. Jasper’s practice comprises various media, concentrating principally on video art, sound, film, sculpture, installation, collage and manipulative interventions within already existing films. These media form a threshold through which Jasper explores the dissonance between imaginary and fragmented cinematic space and the physical experience of architecture, as well as the excavation of history through postcolonial and experimental anthropological lenses.
       
      From 1996 to 2013, he worked under different names exploring his interests in myth and sociopolitical realities...

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  • Professor
    Sculpture

    Karyn Olivier

    • Email: kolivier@temple.edu
    • Phone: 215-777-9155
    • Website: www.karynolivier.com
    • Karyn Olivier, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago, creates sculptures, installations and public art. Her work often intersects and collapses multiple histories and memories with present-day narratives. She has exhibited at the Gwangju and Busan Biennials; World Festival of Black Arts and Culture, (Dakar, Senegal); The Studio Museum in Harlem; The Whitney Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art’s P.S.1; The Museum of Fine Arts Houston; Contemporary Art Museum Houston; The Mattress Factory; SculptureCenter; Laumeier Sculpture Park; Drexel University; Ulrich Museum of Art and the University of...

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  • Adjunct Professor
    Fibers & Material Studies, Foundations

    Timothy Belknap

    • Email: belknap@temple.edu
    • Website: www.iceboxprojectspace.com
    • Timothy Belknap is a Philadelphia-based artist, curator and director of Icebox Project Space—a large warehouse space that showcases performance, video and experimental sound. For over 20 years, Timothy's body of work has been grounded in technology and robotics and features tales of death, folklore and existential dread. 

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BFA, University of Illinois Chicago

  • Adjunct Professor
    Foundations, Sculpture

    Rob D'Amico

    • Email: rjd243@temple.edu
    • Rob D’Amico is an accomplished sculptor, metal fabricator and educator living and working in Philadelphia. D’Amico has 20 years of professional experience making prototypes, architectural elements, custom furniture and artistic commissions for artists, architects and designers in Philadelphia and New York City.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BS, New York University

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Nancy Davenport

    • Email: nancy.davenport0001@temple.edu
    • Website: www.nancydavenport.com
    • Nancy Davenport’s work has been exhibited broadly, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Liverpool Biennial; the Istanbul Biennial; the São Paulo Biennial; and the National Gallery of Canada; among others. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, such as Artforum, October, Frieze, New York Times, Art in America, and Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography (Phaidon Press). Her book RENOVATION was published by Cabinet Books.

      MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York
      BFA, York University, Toronto, Canada

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Lauren Fueyo

    • Email: tuh33565@temple.edu
    • Website: www.laurenfueyo.com
    • Lauren Fueyo is an artist, writer, performer and arts educator. Exercising nimbleness as a matter of life or death, Fueyo leans on tragicomic storytelling strategies to melt righteousness and explore questions of how (rather than whatwe believe. 

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BA, DePaul University

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Nicolo Gentile

    • Email: nicolo.gentile@temple.edu
    • Website: http://www.nicologentile.com
    • Nicolo Gentile is a Philadelphia-based artist, writer and fabricator. Composed of leather, latex, iron and steel, his work slips between recognizable materials of kink, industry, and sport to address the oscillating power dynamics of desire, gender, and masculinities.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Jacob Hammes

    • Email: jacob.christopher.hammes@temple.edu
    • Website: http://stopgostop.com/jacobchammes/projects.html
    • Jacob C. Hammes is an interdisciplinary artist, arts organizer and educator based in Philadelphia. Working primarily in sculpture, drawing and sound, Hammes approaches art as a form of serious play, exploring themes of late capitalist anxieties and how we constitute ourselves as individuals within a backdrop of time/labor precarity.  

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Rachel Hsu

    • Email: rachel.hsu@temple.edu
    • Website: http://www.rachelhsustudio.com
    • Rachel Hsu is an interdisciplinary artist who works with visual art, language, and poetry. Inspired by absence, relational ruptures, and slippages in translation, she engages the yearning that emerges from distance and displacement to make mental exertion and emotional endurance felt within one’s body.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BFA, Western Washington University

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    J. Alex Schechter

    • Website: www.alexschechter.com
    • J. Alex Schechter is a Philadelphia-based sculptor whose work uses a combination of traditional craft and digital fabrication to make objects that explore concepts of mythology, ritual and religiosity in the American psyche.

      MFA, The Maryland Institute College of Art 
      BA, Grinnell College 

  • Adjunct Professor
    Foundations, Sculpture

    Suzanne L. Seesman

    • Email: tuc70362@temple.edu
    • Website: www.suzanneseesman.com
    • Suzanne L. Seesman is a Philadelphia-based artist and art-service worker whose research explores the emotional and material conditions upon which political, intellectual and art histories are built. Her experiences working in collective and labor organizing and the service industry shape her approach to teaching, writing and art making.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BFA, Ohio University

  • Adjunct Professor
    Painting, Sculpture

    Misha Wyllie

    • Email: misha.wyllie@temple.edu
    • Originally from the South, Misha Wyllie is a Philadelphia-based artist and teacher with a commitment to art creating space for dialogue. Her interests include education, language, ecology and theories of representation, appropriation and the politics at work in them. With a background in making objects, she approaches writing and 2D work through sculptural concerns.

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture
      BFA, New College of Florida
      BFA, School of Visual Arts

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Katie Zaeh

    • Email: katie.zaeh@temple.edu
    • Katie Zaeh is an architect and educator based in Baltimore. Her expertise is in digital representation, parametric processes and digital fabrication. As an educator, she has researched and developed curriculum for early-design education, specifically focusing on high school students from non-traditional backgrounds.

      MArch, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University
      AB, School of Architecture, Princeton University

       

  • Professor Emeritus
    Sculpture

    Jude Tallichet

    • Website: www.judetallichetstudio.com
    • Jude Tallichet has had six solo exhibitions at Sara Meltzer Gallery, NYC, since 2000. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as the Konsthallen in Gothenburg, Sweden, The Shanghai Biennial in China, The Busan Biennial in Korea, The Tirana Biennial in Albania, the “Officina America” exhibition in Bologna, Italy, and at Periogi Gallery in Liepzig, Germany, among others. She also participated in the inaugural Greater New York Show at PS1 MOMA, the “Treble” exhibition at Sculpture Center, and the “Brooklyn Next” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. 

      In 1996, Tallichet spent a year in Brazil as a Senior Fullbright Fellow. She has received fellowship grants in sculpture from the National Endowment for the Arts and from the New York Foundation for the Arts. She participated in the International Sculpture Biennial in Boras, Sweden in 2016.

      Image courtesy of www.judetallichetstudio.com.

  • Laura Carnell Professor Emeritus
    Sculpture

    Winifred Lutz

    • Website: www.winifredlutz.com
    • Winifred Ann Lutz is an American sculptor, fiber artist, and environmental artist known for her site-integrated installations and handmade papermaking. She is recognized as a key innovator in the field of hand papermaking as art form. 

      Past locations of her installations have included MoMA PS1, the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, the Institute of Contemporary Art of the University of Pennsylvania, the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, OH and the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT. Her permanent projects include the Garden for The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh.

      MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art
      BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art