Tyler Blog

August 20, 2019

Paige Howarth (AH MA candidate) serves as Exhibitions Intern at Winterthur

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Paige Howarth (AH MA candidate) worked as an Exhibitions Intern at Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in the summer of 2019.  She designed and built an online exhibition for a show which closed in the spring (Striking Beauties) and for the upcoming Delaware Antiques show (Irresistibly Irish). Read More

August 20, 2019

Maeve Coudrelle travels to Buenos Aires and Santiago for doctoral research

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Maeve Coudrelle (AH PhD candidate) travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile in teh Summer of 2019 in order to research her dissertation, "The Imprint of Pan-Americanism: Chilean Graphic Biennials, 1963-70".  Her travel was supported by the Getty Foundation Graduate Intern scholarship and a Dean's Grant for Research. Read More

August 20, 2019

Art History students work in Crete in the Summer of 2019

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Tenninger Kellenbarger (AH PhD student), Leanna Kolonauski (AH PhD candidate), Rachel Salmon (AH PhD student), Sydney Sarasin (AH PhD candidate), and Lauren Wilson (AH grad student) spent part of their summer working at INSTAP, a research center in Crete, with Dr. Betancourt (emeritus) on various archaeological projects.  They are pictured here on a "field trip" to Knossos to study the Aegean Bronze age palatial site. Read More

June 7, 2019

Marcia B. Hall’s new book explores the “Power of Color”

Author: Zachary Vickers

After five years of research, Marcia B. Hall’s latest exploration of color in European painting is here. Yale University Press has published The Power of Color: Five Centuries of European Painting, a sequel of sorts to her 1992 book, Color and Meaning, which explored color in the Renaissance. Read More

May 24, 2019

Tyler Alumni in 5 into 1 Exhibition (May 23–June 23, 2019)

Author: Zachary Vickers

On May 23, 2019, in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Green Hallway Gallery, Philadelphia Sculptors hosted the opening of its 20th annual 5 into 1 exhibition (on view through June 23, 2019). The show features the work of some of the best up-and-coming artists who have graduated from five local institutions: the Moore College of Art & Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the University of the Arts, the University of Pennsylvania and Tyler. Read More

May 15, 2019

Tyler Art Education Hosts Safe Spaces Workshop for Student Teachers and Philadelphia Art Teacher's Alliance

Author: Michael Smaczylo

On Saturday, March 27, 2019, Dr. Lisa Kay, Chair of the Art Education and Community Arts Practices Department, hosted student teachers as well as art educators from the Philadelphia Art Teacher's Alliance at workshop about creating safe spaces for students. Attendees explored and experimented with the idea of safe space and learned practical strategies for weaving related theories and concepts into both art and teaching practice.   Read More

May 15, 2019

Student Teachers Attend Workshop with Christina Lukac, Adaptive Arts Educator

Author: Michael Smaczylo

On Saturday April 6, 2019, Student Teachers attended a workshop with Christina Lukac, Adaptive Arts Educator at Olney Charter High School, titled "Art Making Strategies for Individuals in the Life Skills & Autism Support Classroom". The workshop focused on strategies for teaching art in a wide range of settings for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.  Read More

May 14, 2019

In Light & Color: A Workshop by Carol Saylor

Author: Michael Smaczylo

On Saturday March 23, 2019, Carol Saylor, Tyler/Temple BFA Painting, BS in Education, will shared her memoir and facilitated a Ceramics workshop. Originally a painter, Saylor gradually turned to sculpture during about 25 years of progressive deafness and blindness.   Read More