Virginia Tyler

  • Associate Professor of Visual ArtsDepartment of Visual and Performing Arts

Contact Info:

  • 919.516.4027
  • Seby B. Jones Fine Arts Center Room 210

Educational Background

U.S. Fulbright Fellow, College of Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa, 1998-99

Hot Metal Artist Residency, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN, 2012

Exhibitions: Soho 20 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, She Persisted: National Affiliate Exhibition, 2017

Golden Belt Artist Studios, Durham Art Guild Gallery, Stars Come Up Spinning, Bewildered in Love: Sculpture

M.F.A. – Sculpture and University Fellowship; 1988
Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Awards & Honors

  • Coal: The Key to Recreating West African Furnaces in America, paper presented by Virginia Tyler for the 7th International International
    International International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Pedvale Open-Air Art Museum, Latvia, 2014
  • Savienosanas / Coalescence: catalogue for group exhibition showcasing international
    sculptors of the 7th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art