Tyler Blog

December 18, 2023

Remembering Renowned Lithographer and Printmaking Alum Andrew Vlady

Author: Jordan Cameron

On October 27, 2023, Tyler Printmaking alum Andrew Vlady (BFA ’67 MFA ’70) passed away in Mexico City, the place he worked and called his home for many decades. Along with his wife, Beatriz, he was the co-founder and technical director of the lithographic studio Kyron Ediciones Gráficas Limitadas. Vlady received his BFA in Printmaking from Tyler in 1967, then traveled to the then Tyler School of Art Rome Campus, today Temple Rome, to be a teaching assistant in the Printmaking program there. He stayed in Rome to embark on his MFA, which he completed in 1970, gaining a particular interest in lithography, one of the oldest forms of printmaking. Read More

December 8, 2023

Professor of Printmaking Exhibits in Mexico Alongside MFA Alum

Author: Jordan Cameron

Decades separate the artistic careers of Professor of Printmaking Hester Stinnett and Tyler alum Ron Abram (MFA ’86), but their artistic practices connect through a shared interest in the personal significance of archival materials, as demonstrated in a duo exhibition at the Museum of the University of Guanajuato in Mexico.The exhibition, Lo Personal Se Imprime / The Personal is Printed: Hester Stinnett & Ron Abram, was curated by Tyler alum Gilberto López-Elías (MFA ’21), whom Stinnett taught when he worked on his MFA in printmaking during a leave of absence from teaching art history and printmaking at the University of Guanajuato. Read More

December 1, 2023

Tyler Alumni Awarded 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

Tyler alumni Michelle Weinberg (MFA ’88), Beth Sutherland (MFA ’81), and Amy Ritter (BFA ’09) have been awarded a 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship grant, a highly competitive program administered by the New York Foundation for the Arts with support from the New York State Council on the Arts. Read More

November 14, 2023

Recent Faculty Achievements Roundup

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

This fall and summer have been an exciting and prolific time for Tyler’s faculty members. Across every discipline and program, our accomplished faculty have been curating and participating in exhibitions around the world, writing and editing books and other publications, receiving recognition for their work through grants and awards, and more. Below is a roundup of their recent achievements and activities.  Read More

November 6, 2023

Tyler Graduate Student’s Research Cited in Michelangelo Attribution Debate

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

Tyler Art History graduate student Hatice Köroglu Çam’s research is at the center of a recent Insider article about ongoing disagreement over the attribution of a 16th century marble statue of the Greek god Pan. Çam, a first-year PhD student whose work focuses on Italian Renaissance art, argues that the statue was created by one of the most renowned artists of the Western canon: Michelangelo. Read More

November 2, 2023

Position open: full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank specializing in the Art and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Assistant Professor—Art and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora The Department of Art History in the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank specializing in the Art and Visual Culture of Africa and the African Diaspora, to start fall 2024. Though the chronological parameters of research are flexible, the committee welcomes applicants whose teaching and scholarship are centered on cross-cultural encounters and exchanges—examining the ways in which art is produced and circulates through networks of trade and immigration, and how its discourse is formed by the dynamics of race, colonialism, post-colonialism, and globalization. We are especially interested in candidates who can Read More

October 31, 2023

Painting Major Reimagines Vanitas through Research

Author: Wanda Motley Odom

This is the third of four articles about Tyler's Spring 2023 CARAS grant winners.In senior Sofia Angelini’s haunting and intensely red deer painting Crucifixion, a wide-eyed fawn stares backward seemingly bewildered, its head turned away from a wainscoted wall where the preserved head of an eight-point stag hangs mounted as a trophy.  Read More

October 27, 2023

Tyler Students Awarded IFMA Scholarships

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

In the summer of 2023, four students in Tyler’s Facilities Management program were awarded academic scholarships to attend the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) annual World Workplace Conference & Expo – known as the largest facility management conference in the world.The prestigious awards were granted to Noah Colón (BS ’24), Oliwia Pine (BS ’24), Zara Abbasi (BS ’24), and recent alum Maina Sharmin (BS ’23). The scholarship included a cash award along with fully subsidized travel, registration, and participation in World Workplace 2023. This year’s conference was held September 27-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Read More

October 16, 2023

Tyler Professor Curates Exhibition "Form and Formless" for UrbanGlass

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

Glass is classified as neither a solid nor liquid— rather, it fluctuates between these states of matter. This scientific phenomenon was a point of inspiration for Form and Formless: Constellations of Knowledge, a new exhibition curated by Alpesh Kantilal Patel, Tyler’s Associate Professor of Global Contemporary Art, at the Robert Lehman Gallery at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, New York.As Patel explained, the exhibition “meditates on the slipperiness rather than the fixity of identity categories” such as gender, sexuality, nationality, and race. In curating Form and Formless, he sought to foreground works that complicate the notion of identity as something that is singular and static. Read More

October 13, 2023

Horticulture Major Tests Forest Recovery at Ambler Campus

Author: Wanda Motley Odom

This is the second of four articles about Tyler's Spring 2023 CARAS grant awardees.Horticulture major Trinity Flores (BS Hort ’24) developed a love for nature as a young student attending Waldorf schools, an academically rigorous education program where the focus on experiential learning often took her outdoors.“I learned to milk cows when I was in third grade,” Flores, a Pottstown native, said. Read More