Visual Studies Faculty
Associate Professor and Program Head of Visual Studies
Visual Studies, Art History
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- Office: Tyler 201B
- Website: www.leahmodigliani.net
Leah Modigliani is Associate Professor of Visual Studies at Tyler School of Art and Architecture. She is an artist and scholar who rejects specialization in favor of transdisciplinary engagements with fine arts, art history, critical geography, urban studies, and politics. Modigliani’s projects arise from a network of concerns including the history of the avant-garde and its relationship to political critique, feminist art and writing, social dissent since 1968, the history of photography, performance and re-enactment as political strategy, and the pernicious effects of neoliberal...
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Associate Professor and Program Head of Printmaking
Printmaking, Visual Studies
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 215-777-9126
- Office: Tyler 260C
- Website: www.amzeemmons.com
Amze Emmons is a multi-disciplinary artist with a background in printmaking and drawing. His research results in prints, drawings and paintings that explore systems of local experience, architecture, vernacular design and print culture. He also produces temporary collaborative projects that investigate the potential of the multiple.
He has held solo exhibitions in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco, among other locations. His work has been included in group exhibitions in innovative commercial galleries, artist-run spaces and museums. Emmons has...
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Associate Professor and Chair of Foundations
Foundations, Visual Studies
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- Phone: 215-896-4197
- Office: Tyler 210R
- Website: www.nicholakinch.com
Nichola Kinch is an artist whose creative production is propelled by technical investigations that span pre-photographic practices to computer aided design and manufacturing. Her practice centers on the creation of objects and installations that explore image production as a metaphor for a variety of fictional constructs.
Kinch’s commitment to learning new processes is uniquely aligned with her interest in innovative curriculum development in the areas of foundation studies and interdisciplinary practice. She has developed an approach to teaching that stems from...
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Foundations, Painting, Visual Studies
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 215-777-9151
- Office: Tyler 230C
- Website: www.samanthasimpson.com
Samantha Simpson makes paintings and drawings that reference cartooning, 14th century woodcuts and the history of modernist painting. Her recent pieces specifically address the uneasy juxtaposition of the everyday and the political.
Simpson’s work has been shown nationally and internationally and has been included in solo and two-person exhibitions at Firecat Projects; Gallery Joe; Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center; Tufts University; the Lawndale Art Center in Houston; Slugfest Printmaking Workshop in Austin, Texas and Gallerie Michael Rasche in Fribourg, Germany. Her art has...
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Adjunct Assistant Professor
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- Website: www.zoecohen.com
Zoe Cohen is a visual artist creating images, installations and situations. Her research-based practice bridges contemporary concerns with inquiry into visual and cultural heritage, driven by an interest in origins, beginnings and hidden histories.
MFA, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York
BA, Haverford College