Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Tyler professor emeritus featured in the ‘NYT’
Type: News Story
A review of two new exhibitions by Stanley Whitney, professor emeritus of painting and drawing at Tyler School of Art, was published in ‘The New York Times.’
July 23, 2015
Tyler professor selected to create public art installation
Type: News Story
Sculpture Professor Karyn Olivier was chosen by the city of Philadelphia's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy to construct a public art installation in Philadelphia's Stenton Park.
July 16, 2015
'Philadelphia Explained' exhibit continues to amaze
Type: News Story
Paula Scher, TYL '70, and Keith Hartwig, TYL '11, collaborated on a large-scale installation that provides a look at the entire city through a hand-painted map covering the walls and floor of Temple Contemporary.
June 22, 2015
Tyler program spurs alumni/student collaboration
Type: News Story
Through the Tyler School of Art's Distinguished Alumni Mentoring Program, Paula Scher, TYL ’70, and Keith Hartwig, TYL ’11, have come together to create a Philadelphia-based exhibit.
May 7, 2015
Next stop: Lilly Pulitzer
Type: News Story
Courtney Spencer, who will receive a degree in graphic and interactive design from the Tyler School of Art, will start work as a junior graphic designer at Lilly Pulitzer, her next stop on a promising career in design.
May 4, 2015
Tyler professor transforms salvaged classroom objects into art
Type: News Story
For his latest project, Tyler School of Art Professor Pepón Osorio will transform the inside of a Tyler classroom using salvaged materials from a vacant neighborhood elementary school. Read about this innovative project, as noted on Philly.com.
April 29, 2015
Tyler professors talk visual literacy on WHYY-TV
Type: News Story
Art history professors Anna Arabindan-Kesson and Therese Dolan were featured in a segment on visual literacy in a recent episode of a new WHYY-TV program.
April 9, 2015
Students design tiny house for Temple garden
Type: News Story
At the Office of Sustainability’s Student Design Charrette, students from various disciplines competed to design a tiny house for Temple Community Garden.
February 26, 2015
Art exhibitions showcase student talent
Type: News Story
This week marks the kickoff of Tyler School of Art's MFA thesis exhibitions at Temple Contemporary. “The Tyler MFA shows are a watershed event in Philadelphia's exhibition calendar,” said Tyler's Robert Blackson.
February 20, 2015
Tyler alumna designs Forever stamp
Type: News Story
A design by Tyler alumna Jessica Hische is featured on a 2015 U.S. Postal Service Forever Hearts stamp.
February 13, 2015
Acclaimed designer collaborates with Tyler students on graphic map of Philly
Type: News Story
Students in the Tyler School of Art will have a unique opportunity to work with notable designer Paula Scher, TYL’70, on a one-of-a-kind map of Philadelphia.
February 6, 2015
Tyler School of Art turns designers into entrepreneurs
Type: News Story
This semester, Tyler School of Art launched a new design incubator to promote entrepreneurship and inspire students. It's called the Hatchery.
October 1, 2014
'Funeral for a Home' leads to continued community engagement
Type: News Story
In May, Temple Contemporary's community history, art and engagement project, “Funeral for a Home,” culminated in the celebration of the life of a single Philadelphia rowhouse—before it was demolished.
July 3, 2014
Art installation bathes Temple Contemporary in colorful stripes
Type: News Story
The work of Tyler Distinguished Alumni Mentoring Program participants culminated in the exhibit "Polly Apfelbaum + Dan Cole: For the Love of Gene Davis," currently on display at Temple Contemporary.
June 18, 2014
Architecture students design installation
Type: News Story
Fourth-year architecture students designed the installation that covers the window bays of the front of that building, located next to the Tyler School of Art. “Patterning Porosity” will be on display in the Architecture Building until May 17.
April 29, 2014
Graphic-design thesis project inspires seventh-grade class
Type: News Story
Graduate students from the Tyler School of Art partnered with seventh-graders from St. James School, located in North Philadelphia, to create a series of colorful posters that represent the school pledge.
March 25, 2014
'Funeral for a Home' celebrates shared lifetimes in a neighborhood on the rise
Type: News Story
Temple Contemporary and a host of community organizations are undertaking a yearlong project designed to honor the city’s forgotten homes.
March 19, 2014
Tyler School of Art adds flair to boutique hotel
Type: News Story
Student artists are adding a splash of color to the walls of the Independent Hotel in Center City Philadelphia. Temple’s widely acclaimed Tyler School of Art partnered with the Independent Hotel to present a rotating art program—featuring 14 original pieces—on display in the main areas of the hotel. The exhibit will be open through February 2014.
November 15, 2013
Joe Frazier's Gym gets historic status
Type: In the Media
May 1, 2013
'Victory for Tyler' alumni art exhibit benefits scholarships
Type: News Story
A juried exhibition of art by 38 graduates of Temple's Tyler School of Art from around the nation — the most ambitious exhibit of Tyler alumni art in all media ever assembled — is on display at the Crane Arts Center's Ice Box Project Space in Philadelphia's Northern Liberties neighborhood through April 13.
April 3, 2013
Temple Made: Jordan Artim
Type: News Story
If you climb to the top floor of Temple's Tyler School of Art in the middle of the night at almost any time of year and walk into the expansive painting studio, you'll probably find senior Jordan Artim at work on one of his large, colorful canvases. In this installment of the student profile series, meet a student who lives to paint.
March 29, 2013
Tyler students help restore a fading relic
Type: News Story
Two Tyler School of Art students worked with Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program last semester to help restore a faded sign for the Henssler Locksmith Company, at 13th Street and Girard Avenue. Restoring such ghost ads has become a popular pursuit for preservationists across the U.S., and Tyler students hope to play a larger role in Philadelphia.
March 7, 2013