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March 12, 2021

Karyn Olivier Wins Commission at Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial

Author: Zachary Vickers

Karyn Olivier, associate professor of Sculpture at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture has won a commission by The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) and the Bethel Burying Ground Historic Site Memorial Committee for her memorial design entitled Her Luxuriant Soil. “Karyn’s proposal is not only a memorialization of our past, but it also communicates what we value as a city,” said Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. “When they view Her Luxuriant Soil...visitors...will understand that the City of Philadelphia truly values the diversity of our history and the contributions of African Americans.” Read More

March 11, 2021

RECAP: Art History's Presence at CAA

Author: Zachary Vickers

A large number of graduate students and faculty of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture's Art History Department presented papers, chaired sessions and were panelists at the annual College Art Association of America (CAA) conference (February 10–13, 2021). As the principal organization in the United States for professionals in the arts, CAA is the most important professional conference to for advocacy in the arts and intellectual engagement with cutting-edge theory with its broad and diverse membership. Meeting together only once a year, this is where makers and interpreters of art exchange ideas and foster understanding of the arts. Read More

March 3, 2021

Art Therapy Graduate Takes First Prize for Research, Fieldwork

Author: Zachary Vickers

  Tyler alumna’s interdisciplinary scholarship at local rehabilitation facility wins AATA award Elizabeth Allen (BA ‘20), a graduate of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture Art Therapy Program, has earned first prize at the annual American Art Therapy Association (AATA) conference’s poster presentation competition. Her presentation, titled “Common Threads: Community Weaving with Patients with Cognitive and Physical Trauma,” was given virtually in late January as part of the 2020 AATA conference, which delayed a few panels due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

March 3, 2021

Ashley West Elected as Vice President of Historians of Netherlandish Art

Author: Zachary Vickers

Ashley West, associate professor of Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art, 1400–1700 in Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Art History Program, has been elected as vice president of Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA). “I am very honored to have been voted by my colleagues across the globe to be the next vice president of HNA,” said West. The HNA is a group of over 800 international academics, curators and graduate students who are all dedicated to the study of Netherlandish, German/Austrian and Franco-Flemish art and architecture. During her four-year term, working closely with president-elect Walter Melion of Emory University, West will help lead the organization through a variety of new and existing initiatives. Read More

March 3, 2021

Dr Erin Pauwels to present a paper at RIT March 10

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Dr. Erin Pauwels will be presenting a virtual lecture, "Napoleon Sarony and the Mixed Media Backgrounds of American Photography" for the Rochester Institute of Technonology Visual Culture, Arts, and Media Lecture Series March 10 3:30-4:45. The lecture is free and open to the public:  Jonathan Schroeder - contact for Zoom information jesgla@rit.edu Read More

February 25, 2021

Sarina Miller (AH instructor) to teach a class at CAT

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Sarina Miller, who hold the Provost's Award for Teaching Excellent for Adjuncts, will be giving a CAT workshop on March 10: The Adjunct Survival Guide: Teaching Effectively While Adjuncting (hosted on Zoom). Read More

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