Tyler school of art


Also known as the Stella Elkins Tyler School of Art, it is located in Philadelphia at Temple University. The school was founded in 1935 by sculptor and wealthy, prominent benefactor Stella Elkins Tyler (1884-1963) and her teacher, Boris Blai on a 14 acre estate in Elkins Park, six miles from the center of Philadelphia. In 2009, the school was relocated to the Temple University campus. Programs include fine arts, design, art history, art education and architecture. Among its students are Robert Colescott, Robert Gober, and Alma Thomas. Source: Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyler_School_of_Art; AskART biography of Stella Elkins Tyler.