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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

June 16, 2021

AH Alumni publish on art and politics in the US

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Natalia Vieyra (PhD 2021) and Tara Kaufman (MA 2019) have both contributed articles to Panorma: Journal of the Association of Historians of American Art 7.1 2021. Natalia's article is in the Special Section on Art and Politics in the US Capitol: "Columbus, Conquest, and the Capitol"; Tara's article is a review of an exhibition: "Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art Nature, Culture" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Both can be found here : Panorama Spring 2021 Read More

June 9, 2021

Tyler alumnus selected for campus mural project as part of Temple’s commitment to the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Zachary Vickers

This post is an edited version of a longer story by Rayna Lewis at Temple Now. Read the entire story here. Tyler School of Art and Architecture alumnus Mat Tomezsko (TYL ’09), an accomplished muralist who has created a variety of community art projects, has been selected to produce a mural as part of Temple University’s commitment to the U.N.’s invitation to World Heritage Cities to create artwork depicting one of their 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These goals include no poverty, zero hunger, affordable and clean energy, and reducing inequalities—the latter selected by Temple as it aligns with Russell Conwell’s purpose when he established Temple.  Read More

June 8, 2021

Tyler Horticulture Grad Student Earns Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarship

Author: Zachary Vickers

Alyssa Hannigan, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Horticulture graduate student, has received The Garden Club of America’s (GCA) Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Horticulture, which celebrates friendship and the love of gardening within the GCA. “I'm honored to receive this scholarship because it will help fund my education towards a master's in landscape architecture,” said Hannigan. “I've always had a great admiration for the natural world and plants, so receiving this award from the Garden Club of America is confirmation that I'm headed in the right direction.” Read More

May 27, 2021

GAID’s Hatchery Teaches Students to Hustle and Design for Social Change

Author: Zachary Vickers

The Hatchery—an initiative within Tyler’s Graphic & Interactive Design Program—is a class that allows students to experience entrepreneurship and the creative agency and “hustle” needed to succeed in the design field and propel them into their future careers. Each semester, students, under the mentorship of GAID faculty, including Bryan Satalino, Tyler’s associate professor of GAID and Hatchery director, bring their ideas to market by working hands-on with real clients, solving actual problems through real-world projects. Past clients have ranged from local brands like Victory Brewing Company, launched by Tyler alum Bill Covelski (BFA ‘85), to large international brands, like Hallmark.  Read More

May 27, 2021

Tyler student aspires to help build city neighborhood

Author: Zachary Vickers

This blog post is an edited version of an original story written by Temple Now's Tori Addison. You can read the full story here. In the spring of 2021, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Landscape Architecture student Savina Echeverria (BArch '22) explored her interests, combining knowledge learned inside the classroom with hands-on experience in real-world settings, by working directly with city officials on revitalization efforts for a neighborhood in Upper Darby—an urban township that borders Philadelphia. Read More

May 27, 2021

Maite Barrigan (PhD 2017) publishes article in Modernism/Modernity

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Maite Barragán, who earned her PhD at Temple in 2017 and is now a tenure-track assistant professor of art history at Albright College, has an article published in the Modernism/Modernity – one of the top journals for modern art and visual culture. Her article is drawn from a chapter of her dissertation, and is featured on the cover of the recent January 2021 print issue and has been made available online as a featured article in the print-plus edition. Read More

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