Community Arts Practices

May 2, 2017

Professional Development for Teachers at 'A Taste of Tyler'

Author: issarevell

Tyler recently invited 40 Philadelphia School District teachers to 'A Taste of Tyler', a set of professional development workshops delivered by Tyler faculty. Workshops included a therapeutic bead collage exercise, a book-making demonstration, a printmaking demonstration (pictured above), a community arts exercise, and an exploration of 'play' in the classroom. Read More

May 2, 2017

SpArc Philadelphia at Tyler

Author: issarevell

Tyler's Art Education and Community Arts Practices and Art Therapy Departments were proud to host a reception celebrating the artists of SpArc Services’ Cultural Arts Center exhibition, "Identity Crisis". The show was an exhibition of new work exploring the dichotomy between how people with disabilities represent themselves and how they are perceived by those around them. Read More

January 23, 2017

AECAP Faculty Presenting at the 2017 National Art Education Association Convention

Author: issarevell

Art Education and Community Arts Practices faculty will be presenting several panels and presentations at the 2017 National Art Education Conference in NYC on March 2-4, 2017. Scheduled times for these panels and presentations are to be announced. March 3, 2017 CAC Forum: Alliance for Creative Change - Socially Engaged Arts Education Along with socially-engaged artists and community arts educations, Pepón Osorio will explore related goals, strategies, and possibilities for cross-pollination of practices, while considering the implications of creating a more direct dialogue between the disciplines. Changing the Discourse: Aren't We All "Special"? Lisa Kay will join members of the NAEA Special Needs in Art Education and the Women's Caucus on a panel to dialogue about the language of "special" in current educational discourse. Read More

February 23, 2016

Tyler Alum Rebecca Asch Gives Lecture on Trauma and Art Therapy

Author: issarevell

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Tyler Alum (B.S. Art Education) Rebecca Asch, ATR-BC (Board Certified Art Therapist) returned to Tyler School of Art to give a lecture entitled "Trauma and Art Therapy". Rebecca talked about her art therapy research with veterans, her clinical experience with patients on an adult psychiatric unit, and the transformative art projects she facilitated with refugees through BuildaBridge. Rebecca is pictured above, speaking to students in Professor Lisa Kay's Introduction to Art Therapy class in the ReForm exhibition. Read More

September 17, 2015

Upcoming Show - MathThematic: a fine art exhibition

Author: issarevell

Regina Ceribelli, a senior in Tyler's BFA with teaching certifcation program, has been selected as a participant in "MathThematic: a fine art exhibition" at the University Science Center's Esther Klein Gallery. Regina will be showing Radial Tessellation, a 6' by 6' folded paper sculpture. The show will be up from October 7th to November 20th.   MathThematic: a fine art exhibition  Esther Klein Gallery  3600 Market Street  Philadelphia, PA 19104           Read More

September 17, 2015

Dr. Lisa Kay Receives PAEA Outstanding Special Needs Art Educator Award

Author: issarevell

Dr. Lisa Kay, an assistant professor in the Department of Art Education and Community Arts Practices, has been awarded the 2015 PAEA Outstanding Special Needs Art Educator Award by the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. This award recognizes Dr. Kay's exemplary contributions, achievments, and service to art education as the innovative leader of Temple University's Special Education program, as well as honors her work as a dedicated, compassionate art therapist.  Read More

September 15, 2015

Art Education Field Trip to United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia

Author: issarevell

Graduate and undergraduate Art Education students in Dr. Lisa Kay's Special Needs Class recently toured United Cerebral Palsy of Philadelphia, where they met with Tim Lefens, artist and founder of the A.R.T. (Art Realization Technologies). The students were able to observe many artists with disabilites working in the on-site art studio. Several students commented that the A.R.T. program was incredible to witness, and that it was amazing to watch the artists create and express! It was a wonderful opportunity to see art and art education in an entirely new way. Read More

May 23, 2014

Dr. Lisa Kay Receives the Mary J. Rouse Award

Author: Kayla Cropper

Dr. Lisa Kay, an assistant professor in the Department of Art Education and Community Arts Practices, has been honored with the Mary J. Rouse Award. "Seeing my name added to the list of the previous award recipients, who have shaped the field of Art Education, is an incredible tribute," Dr. Kay said. "I am humbled." The award is given by the National Art Education Association Women's Caucus. Its purpose is to recognize the work of a professional who has shown potential to make significant contributions in the art education profession. "Receiving this award supports my previous research efforts with art education and students at-risk, challenges me to continue my work with adolescent girls with adverse childhood experiences and involves the development of a transformational trauma-informed art curriculum for art teachers who work with troubled students," Dr. Kay said. Read More

January 31, 2014

Morgan Gilbreath's The Ground Beneath My Feet

Author: Kayla Cropper

Senior Morgan Gilbreath came to Tyler because she wanted to take on a double major, a school that was not just an art school, and to be in an urban environment. She is currently pursuing a BFA with a concentration in Glass, a BA in Art History, and a certificate in Community Arts from Tyler. In the past year, Gilbreath has been awarded the Tyler School of Art Partner Scholarship, had an article published in Cleaver Magazine, and had an original piece installed in Temple Contemporary. With the money awarded to Gilbreath from the scholarship, she was able to study kiln-formed glass and public art at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington this past summer. Read More

October 7, 2013

Park(ing) Day 2013

Author: Michael Carwile

Images: Park(ing) Day Parks: Temple Landscape Architecture (left); Philadelphia Water Department in collaboration with the AIA Community Design Collaborative (right) When the weather is nice, even deep into September, sometimes the best way to spend an afternoon is lounging in the park. Maybe you noticed that on September 20th you had a good many additional options to choose from for your lounging.  For the first time this year it felt like fall today, after the rain, and this reminded me of an event I’ve been meaning to write up from a couple of weeks ago on the still-summer afternoon of September 20th. Read More

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