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Tyler splits her time between her hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma and the University of Iowa where she is pursuing a masters in painting/drawing.
Tyler is a painter, fiber artist, and mixed media artist from Tulsa, OK. Tyler received a BFA from Rogers State University in May of 2019. Tyler works with mixed media formats and specializes in painting on canvas and fiber arts. While at RSU she showed multiple times in the yearly Juried Exhibition and received the Best in Show award of the 2017 and 2019 exhibition. She has shown across the United States as well as Italy. She is currently exploring new directions in fiber arts and expanding her teaching practice.
2020 Univeristy of Iowa- Master of Fine Arts. Painting and Drawing Expected 2023
2019 Rogers State University - Bachelor ofArts / Studio Arts. Minors in Honors and Humanities. Summa Cum Laude
2020. Shrounds and Ghosts. Shelter in Place Gallery- Digital, Centered in Boston
2020 Botanicals- Chimera Cafe- Tulsa Ok
2021 “Stitched Together: Women in Thread”, in “The Female Form,” Liggett Studios, Tulsa OK
2021 the Threads That Bind: Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition, Brooklyn, NY.
2021 Big Ass Annual Fiber Show: Supperfield Musuem of Contemporary Art Gallery: Museum of Museums, Seattle WA, Curator Jennifer McNeely.
2021 FAN Emerging Artist Showcase, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
2020 Drawing Rally, Living Arts of Tulsa, Tulsa Oklahoma.
2020 Human Form; Modella Gallery, Stillwater, OK
2020 Spitbook House show, Tulsa, Ok
2019 Starlight Starbright: Modella Gallery Stillwater, OK
2019 No Big He: Self Portraits of Limited Size, Hugh McPeck Gallery, Anchorage, AK
2019 FiberWorks 2019: Fiber Artists of Oklahoma Juried show, Juror Betty Busby. Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa Ok.
2019 Postcard Perspectives, Artspace At Untitled, Oklahoma City
2019 Made: Modern Handmade: Tulsa
2019 Art Market After Dark, Guthrie Green, Tulsa OK.
2019 Back Gallery Portrail Show: Tulsa Artists Coalition Cameron Studios-Witty Books, Tulsa Oklahoma
2019 Tulsa Artists Coalition 5x5 Show: TAC Gallery, Tulsa, Ok
2019 RSU juried Student Show: Juror Crystal Tomshany. Gary Moeller Gallery of the Arts, Rogers State University, Claremore OK.
2018 Capstone Exhibition, Gary Moeller Gallery of the Arts, Rogers State University, Claremore Ok.
2018 Art Market After Dark, Guthrie Green, Tulsa Ok.
2018 Art Off the Hill Festival: NeMar Center, Claremore Ok.
2018 Tulsa Artists Coalition Annual Juried Member Show
2018 Studies-at-Large Italy Show: RSU Foundations Gallery, Claremore Ok.
2018 Mostra de Arte, Montone Italy
2017 Northeastern Oklahoma Artists Competition and Show, Pryor Arts and Humanities Council, Pryor Ok
2017 Juried Student Exhibition, Foundations Gallery, Rogers State University.
Public Art Works
2021 Dawn and Dusk, murals, Johnstone Supply and Stoner Radiator buildings. Waterloo, IA.
Awards and Honors
2019 Award of Merit: FiberWorks 2019
2019 Outstanding Graduate, Department of Fine Arts
2019 Outstanding Liberal Arts Graduate: RSU Honors Program
2019 Best of Show RSU Juried Student Exhibition
2018 Inducted into Alpha Chi Multi Disciplinary Honors Society
2017 Best in Show: RSU Juried Student Exhibition
2017 3rd place Northeastern Oklahoma Art show
2015-2019 Presidents Honor Roll
Teaching Assistant and Instructor of Record
University of Iowa 2020-present
Instructor of record responsible for project design, instruction and grading for Elements of Art and Basic Drawing courses at the University.
Graduate Writing Tutor
University of Iowa 2020-present
Responsible for reviewing and advising on both undergraduate and graduate level writing projects.
Teaching Artist: Living Arts, 2019-2020
New Arts Foundation, New Arts Youth Council. Taught professional practice to advanced high school students and aided them in curating and presenting both a physical and digital exhibition.
Gallery Host: Philbrook Museum of Art 2019-2020
Responsible for leasing with guests, giving tours, and supervising galleries.
Writing Center Consultant: 2016-2019
Rogers State University Writing Center. Responsible for reading papers across disciplines and working with students to strengthen arguments and clarity of thought. Also served as an imbedded tutor in Supplemental composition labs to assist professors for remedial composition labs.
2017 Illustrated a children's book Emily Finds Her Voice, Collaboration with designer Rebecka Pitts, author Sue Casalino, designer and Jessica Wagner.
2015 Boarding House Bookstore, Claremore OK. (designed and painted a section of a staircase mural in collaboration with Brie Ruark and Mai Vang)
2021 The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier. August 6, “colorful, Whimsical murals create informal gateway to downtown,” Author, Melody Parker.
2020 Fiber Art Now: Fall 2020 Issue, Emerging Artist Showcase
2019 CoowieScoowie: Cover artist Rogers State University English and Humanities Department
2018 CoowieScoowie: Rogers State University English and Humanities Department
2017 Art15t Preview: Exhibition Catalogue
Leadership Roles: Social Media Manager, Fiber Artists of Oklahoma
College Art Association
Tulsa Artist Coalition
Oklahoma Visual Artist Coalition
Fiber Arts Network