Tyler Blog

September 1, 2021

Always Drawing, Always Painting Student Exhibition on View at Tyler

Author: Carin Whitney

Tyler School of Art and Architecture is proud to present Always Drawing, Always Painting, a survey of more than 40 new paintings and works on paper by 15 current and recently graduated painting students, some with majors in art education and entepeneurial studies. Curated by Tyler painting faculty members Dona Nelson, Mark Shetabi and Ricardo Zapata, the show offers a shot of creative energy at the start of the semester—and following a year-plus of remote instruction, it is an exceptionally welcome sight.  Read More

August 28, 2021

Joseph R. Kopta receives Tyler Art History Graduate Teaching Award 2020/21

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Joseph R. Kopta (PhD candidate) received the Art History Graduate Teaching Award for 2020/21. Joe has taught at every level in the undergraduate program, including most recently, "Destroying Images: Iconoclasm", for which students revised and wrote on under-represented topics on iconoclasm on Wikipedia. In just over a month since the articles were written or published, over 20,000 views were recorded.  Read More

August 28, 2021

Lily F. Scott receives Art History Graduate Teaching Award 2020/21

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Lily F. Scott (PhD candidate) is the recipient of the Tyler Art History Graduate Teaching Award, 2020/21. She has taught a range of courses, pioneering the Arts of the World I and II, teaching the GenEd Arts of the Western World, and upper-level classes such as "Sapphic Art". Lily summed up her teaching philosophy by noting that "I treat my own art historical pratice as an exercise of intellectual investigation, and I encourage my students to join me and be investigators as well." Congratulations to Lily for this well-deserved award! Read More

July 23, 2021

Ali Printz (PhD candidate, Art History) Chosen for Center of Curatorial Leadership Seminar

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Ali Printz is one of sixteen PhD candidates from across the country chosen to attend the eighth annual Center for Curatorial Leadership/Mellon Foundation seminar, both this summer and next. With the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation since 2014, CCL has provided eight classes of advanced graduate students with the knowledge and networks to pursue professional opportunities in museums. This year’s students represent sixteen different universities and a broad range of fields of study which include contemporary art in the Middle East, the swamps of Dutch landscapes, Soviet Hauntology, ecological art in the Black diaspora, Appalachian regionalism, and marble sculptures from post-Tridentine Rome. Together, this cohort demonstrates approaches to scholarship that promise to expand the knowledge, impact, and audience of our field." Read More

July 14, 2021

Ari Lipkis (PhD student) to speak at Piranesi conference

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Ari Lipkis will present "Imprisoned in the Fold: Piranesi and the Video Artist" at the New Approaches to Piranesi: A Virtual Roundtable, hosted by the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of North Carolina, on July 16, 2021. Registration for the event is through: bit.ly/piranesiroundtable  Read More

June 30, 2021

GAID Alum “Brunofsky” Work Included in PMA Collection

Author: Zachary Vickers

A Tyler School of Art and Architecture Graphic & Interactive Design alum, who goes by the anonymous artist name “Brunofsky,” recently had their work enter the renowned permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Brunofsky’s poster is part of the “First 100 Days Art Project,” a project, in partnership with the Philly blog Streets Dept and the nonprofit Mural Arts Philadelphia, designed to engage the public around policy issues that could be addressed by President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris during their first 100 days in office. Read More

June 28, 2021

Tyler Landscape Architecture Faculty Member Wins Teaching Medal

Author: Zachary Vickers

Lolly Tai, professor of Landscape Architecture, has received the 2021 Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), recognizing her sustained and significant contribution to landscape architecture education.  Click here to read Dr. Tai's Jot D. Carpenter Nomination and Support Letters “Needless to say I am deeply humbled,” said Tai. Read More

June 25, 2021

Lily F. Scott (PhD candidate) awarded fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Lily F. Scott was awarded the Barra American Art Fellowship at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Center for American Art for 2021/22. The Barra American Art Fellow assists with department research and exhibition projects while also working on personal research and dissertation writing. Lily's project, Neither Then nor Now: Queer Temporalities & Interwar Portraits of Expatriate Sapphists, examines the portraiture of/by queer American women artists living in 1920s Paris. Read More

June 24, 2021

Architecture Alum Named Princeton University’s Associate Vice President for Capital Projects

Author: Zachary Vickers

Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Dozie Ibeh (BArch ‘01), alum of the Architecture Program, has been named Princeton University’s next associate vice president for capital projects. Ibeh, who has over 20 years of experience in architecture and construction management, will lead a staff of 60 whose responsibilities cover all activities involved in capital plan project management and real estate development, including project initiation and planning, project administration and construction management. Read More

June 22, 2021

Isaac Scott (MFA '21) Wins National Magazine Award

Author: Zachary Vickers

Isaac Scott (MFA '21), a student in Tyler's ceramics program, has won a 2021 National Magazine Award for his photography featured in the 2020 New Yorker article, "A Photographer on the Front Lines of Philadelphia's Protests." National Magazine Awards, known as "the Ellies," are the highest awards in the magazine industry. Read More