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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  • Associate 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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  • Assistant Professor of Instruction
    Sculpture

    Timothy Rusterholz

    • Email: timothy.rusterholz@temple.edu
    • Phone: 215-777-9157
    • Office: Tyler 130J
    • Website: www.rustfab.com
    • Tim Rusterholz is an artist, CAD/CAM specialist and educator focused on figure and land based formation. Utilizing 3D modeling and milling applications as an extension of the hand to cross over with traditional sculpting techniques, his work presents an experience of psychological displacement in nature, representing multiple positions between vision and rationality.

      Tim creates objects and installations that convey an illusion of a hauntingly self-aware human presence, whether through anatomical portraiture rendered in raw construction material or 3D scanned surface data...

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  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Kim Brandt

    • Website: www.kimbrandt.net
    • Kim Brandt is an artist from New York whose choreography explores our physical, spatial and symbiotic relationship to place. Her work has been presented by MoMA/PS1, MCA Chicago, The Kitchen, SculptureCenter, Pioneer Works, Issue Project Room, Artists Space, The Shed and Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, among others. 


      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture
      
BA, Hampshire College

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Cameron Crawford

  • 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

  • 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

    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. Working primarily in sculpture, sound and video, Hammes approaches art as a form of serious play and a method of reclaiming the emotive potential of childhood, to challenge structures we participate in and the ideologies we use to constitute ourselves as individuals. 

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

  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    TJ Hunt

    • Email: tuf65941@temple.edu
    • TJ Hunt is a Texas-born, Philadelphia-based maker and educator who believes that learning to work with one’s hands empowers people to be better artists and more resourceful humans. Her interests include land use, urbanism and ecology, particularly as these intersect with cultural and political narratives around autonomy and agency.  

      MFA, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
      BFA, The University of Texas at Austin
      BA, The University of Texas at Austin

  • 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
    Sculpture

    Nicole Wilson

    • Email: colewilson@temple.edu
    • Website: www.nicolewilson.com
    • Nicole Wilson lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Through mold-making, conceptual conceits and long process-driven projects, she makes objects that articulate and own absence and empty space.

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

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  • Adjunct Professor
    Sculpture

    Misha Wyllie

    • Email: misha.wyllie@temple.edu
    • Misha Wyllie's interests include language, ecology, education, found objects and discourses focusing on desire and the politics of representation and appropriation. 

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

  • 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

  • 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.