February 7, 2015

Summer Painting and Sculpture intensive 2015

Temple University

Summer Intensive students meet with faculty in Tyler’s Painting studios. Tyler Image Archives, 2013. Photo: Sam Fritch.

The Tyler School of Art is now accepting applications for SPI/SSI, a seven-week immersive program. Developed by the Department of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, SPI/SSI provides a unique experience for artists interested in developing their work in a challenging and supportive environment. The program is a non-credit, post-baccalaureate-style residency suitable for BA and BFA seniors and recent graduates aiming to hone their artistic and intellectual skills, for students building a portfolio for graduate school applications, as well as professional artists seeking to strengthen their abilities and expand their outlook.

SPI/SSI past visiting artists
Bruce Pearson (past faculty/Director), Wallace Whitney (past faculty/Director), Ellen Alfest, Joe Bradley, Katherine Bernhardt, Matt Connors, Keltie Ferris, Sarah Braman, Andra Ursuta, Wendy White, Polly Apfelbaum, Joanne Greenbaum, Joe Amhrein, James Sienna James Hyde, Steven Vitiello, Richard Aldrich, Joanna Malinowska, Dasha Shiskin, Tyson Reeder, Lauren Luloff, Carrie Moyer, Daniel Hesidence, Michael Mahalachick, Michael Williams, Terry Adkins, Leeza Meksin, Julian Kreimer, Arnold Kemp

Past seminar leaders
Philip Glahn, Saul Anton, Katherine Carl, Martha Schwendender, Triple Canopy, Cecilia Doughtery, James Hyde, Saul Ostrow, Gregory Volk


Tyler School of Art
Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia is a leader in educating artists since the early 1930s. Tyler is ranked among the top ten MFA programs in Painting and Sculpture by U.S. News and World Report. The MFA program at the Tyler School of Art is a two-year, full-time, studio-based program rooted in a rich history within a globally influenced, culturally diverse and technologically advancing world. We are committed to providing our students with the understanding of the broad cultural and historical context in which art is made and experienced. Tyler is committed to academic excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and student body.

Our notable alumni include Dennis Adams, Polly Apfelbaum, Barbara Chase-Riboud, Cecelia Condit, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Angela Dufresne, Louise Fishman, Robert Gober, Hans Haacke, Virgil Marti, Lisa Sigal, Laurie Simmons, Hannah Wilke, and Lisa Yuskavage, among others.

Summer Painting and Sculpture intensive 2015 at Tyler School of Art

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