February 27, 2017

'The Art of Recovery: An Exhibit of Work by Women in Recovery from Eating Disorders' at Tyler

Author: issarevell

This past Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, Tyler School of Art welcomed the Renfew Center and their traveling exhibition entitled 'The Art of Recovery: An Exhibit of Work by Women in Recovery from Eating Disorders' in the Tyler atrium. Over 60 people were in attendance for the event, including Professor Lisa Kay's Introduction to Art Therapy class. After hearing presentations by art therapist Sondra Rosenberg, ATR-BC and Shelby, a Renfrew Center alumna, students and attendants were able to engage them in discussion about their experiences at the Renfrew Center. After attending the event, one student remarked that it was "an eye-opening, deeply affecting experience". Read More

May 14, 2014

Emerge 2014 Academic Award Goes to Kate Clements

Author: Kayla Cropper

Emerge 2014 attracted more than 320 entrants from artists in 32 countries and 35 universities. 42 of the artists were selected to win awards. MFA Glass student Kate Clements received the Emerge 2014 Academic Award for her piece Untitled (Wall). It was her second time submitting work. "While I was in undergrad at the Kansas City Art Institute I got into Emerge 2010 but wasn't an award winner," Clements said. "The push for me to apply this year came from Sharyn O'Mara and the glass department's artist in residence Dan Clayman, they were both excited and confident that the piece would do well in the show and that I should make time to apply even though it was at the end of the semester. I almost didn't apply!" Winners were announced at the show's opening. Clements found out that she had won through a Facebook post. Read More

March 10, 2014

Exhibition: Call + Response

Author: Byron Wolfe

Call + Response is a visual dialogue between UARTS + Tyler Photography students.  Group Exhibition: March 10th - 24th Opening Reception: Friday, March 14, 6 - 9 Tyler School of Art: Lower Level Atrium Gallery 2001 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122   It's a great idea for a show, and we hope to see you there! Byron   Read More

January 6, 2014

Architecture Chair Kate Wingert-Playdon's book featured in Zimmerman Library Exbibit

Author: Rashida Ng

Kate Wingert-Playdon’s book, John Gaw Meem at Acoma: The Restoration of San Esteban del Rey Mission (Albuquerque: UNM Press, 2012) was included in the exhibit, Researching the Southwest: Recent Works Using the Collections of the Center for Southwest Research, at the Zimmerman Library, University of New Mexico. The exhibition showcased the works of authors of recently produced Southwestern books, articles, dissertations, video documentaries and more that utilized CSWR archives in their research. It included recent works on a range of subjects – Architecture, History, Grassroots Activism, Music, and Literature. Read More

December 13, 2013

Tyler Professor's Work on Display at Museum of Art & Design

Author: Kayla Cropper

Adjunct Jewelry Professor Doug Bucci makes all of his jewelry on a 3D printer. His piece "Sweetmeat" is currently on display for the Museum of Art & Design's "Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital" exhibition. "Two years ago, I was invited by MAD's curator Ron Labaco to be a part of the Out of Hand exhibition," Bucci said. "Labaco had seen the beginnings of my new series 'Sweetmeat' at the 2011 SOFA New York exhibition. The work was presented by Sienna Gallery as part of the exhibition 'Covet'." His piece is an epergne, or centerpiece, that was 3D printed and made up of stainless steel, nylon, biocompatible resin, silicone, and 18k gold. "I suspect, the main reason Labaco chose the piece was because of my use of Computer Aided Design and Rapid Manufacturing techniques I used in the piece," Bucci said. Read More

November 2, 2013

In which the Artist Paints the Sky

Author: Michael Carwile

The last time I mentioned a Quaker meetinghouse on this blog was in the context of two-hundred-year-old bricks. During that visit I had asked about contemporary meetinghouse design. Well, really my question was more basic than that, “Are there Quaker meeting houses still being built today?” I asked. “Actually, there’s a new one about to open in Chestnut Hill,” I was told, “with a meeting space designed by James Turrell.” Read More

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