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November 27, 2017

Erin M. Riley Alumni in Narrative Horizons at Moore

Author: Anonymous

September 16 – December 9, 2017 Narrative Horizons presents the work of three women—Kay Healy, Sophia Narrett and Erin M. Riley—whose contemporary studio practices are heavily influenced by traditions steeped in functional craft and the handmade. Presented in conjunction with CraftNOW—a citywide exhibition examining the fluid boundaries that exist around art, design and craft—this show considers how contemporary revivals of sewing, weaving and embroidery reflect the continuing feminist interest in historical technique and play a crucial role in helping these artists understand the past while addressing identity in the present and future. Artist Talk: Thursday, October 19, 6:30 pm.   Read More

November 17, 2017

Tyler Alumni Receives Leeway Grant

Author: Anonymous

Grants are one of the greatest resources for artists with a vision. Recently, a Tyler Alumna was the recipient of the Leeway Grant, a source of funds that provides a variety of awards to artists working towards social change in their practice. The Leeway Foundation seeks to amplify marginalized voices in art, providing creators with resources to accomplish their goals and participate in the making of a space in our culture for the unheard. Barbara Baur, a Tyler Alumna, was recently named as one of the recipients of the Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant. Baur is a multi-faceted artist and instructor at Tyler. Her work connects body adornment with fine art, and with the help of the Leeway Foundation will be bringing her expertise to new communities. I had the opportunity to interview Baur about her process leading up to the grant, as well as her history in art and community work. Read More

November 15, 2017

Jane DeRose Evans presents paper on her research on the excavation coins found at Sardis, Turkey, at the annual ASOR meetings

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Prof Jane DeRose Evans is presenting recent work on the excavation coins of Sardis, Turkey, "Coins and Pottery: Tracking the Numismatic Profile of 4th and 5th Century Sardis" at the annual meetings of the American Schools of Oriental Research, in Boston.  The talk is part of her forthcoming monograph, to be published by Harvard University Press. Read More

November 14, 2017

Temple Analytics Challenge Winners from Tyler

Author: Kelly Holohan

Graphic and Interactive Design (GAID) seniors, Luke Harding and Charles Attisano, were awarded the first place prize ($2500 award) in the graphics category for this year's 5th Annual Temple University QVC Analytics Challenge, presented by the Institute for Business and Information Technology at Fox School of Business. This year's challenge offered students three data sets from the following companies: QVC, Pfizer and Comcast. The winning entry utilized movie sales data provided by Comcast that included information on movie budget and box office profit. The winning entry, titled Directing Success, analyzed this data and created an animated infographic that can be used to predict box office success. The animation is available for viewing at: https://vimeo.com/240704803.   Read More

November 7, 2017

AIA Young Architect Award

Author: tug69032

Adam Montalbano, partner of Professor Eric Oskey at Moto Designshop, was recognized by the AIA with the Young Architect Award. Read More

November 3, 2017

Jonathan Kline contributes two chapters to "Gli Affreschi delle Palazze / The Palazze Frescoes" (Gangemi Editore)

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Assistant Professor Jonathan Kline published two chapters in an edited volume on the frescoes of a thirteenth-century monastery in Italy. The bilingual volume is titled Gli Affreschi delle Palazze: Una Storia tra Umbria e America / The Palazze Frescoes: A Tale between Umbria and America. To mark the publication of the volume, Dr. Kline and colleagues from Italy gave lectures on their research at College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, and at Temple University. Read More

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