Penn State Laureate

2012-2013: Chris Staley

  • Pottery sale to benefit Taylor Watkins Ceramic Award
    Penn State Distinguished Professor of Art Chris Staley will be selling his pottery Oct. 24 at the Lemont Art Alliance, 824 Pike Street in Lemont, Pennsylvania, to raise money to endow a scholarship in memory of Taylor Watkins, a Penn State alumnus who lost his battle with cancer in 2013.
  • Distinguished professor of art Chris Staley to lead NCECA
    Christopher Staley, Penn State distinguished professor of art, has been appointed president-elect of the 5,000-member National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). He will serve as president-elect until the March 2016 NCECA conference, at which time he will assume the role of president for a two-year term.
  • Crowdfunding campaign for Taylor Watkins Ceramic Award runs Sept. 25 to Oct. 25
    A Penn State crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the Taylor Watkins Ceramic Award, created in memory of a 2012 Penn State School of Visual Arts alumnus who died of cancer in 2013, kicked off Sept. 25 at https://pennstate.useed.net/projects/131/home and will run until Oct. 25.
  • Chris Staley: Outside the Frame: Making the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate Videos
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The 28th video, "Outside the Frame: Making the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate Videos," is now available.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Life and Death in Art
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The 27th video, "Life and Death in Art," is posted at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWstPGdD824.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Advice for a Young Artist
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. Locations will range from Staley's studio to horse stables to a football field, and the videos will include interviews with Penn State sports coaches and other distinguished members of the University community. The three- to four-minute videos, co-produced by College of Arts and Architecture staff member Cody Goddard, will appear weekly during the 2012-13 academic year on Penn State News and in Penn State Newswires. The 26th video, "Advice for a Young Artist," featuring Penn State School of Visual Arts faculty, is posted at http://youtu.be/KJYqL3h7BtA.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Learning to Learn
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The 26th video, "Learning to Learn," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_QOt4Z08JA.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Tight or Loose Pots
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Unconscious Muses
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos. Staley's 24th video, "Unconscious Muses," is posted at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzCkGTxAVNY.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Slow Time
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The 23rd video is titled "Slow Time."
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Beauty
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The 22nd video, "Beauty," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9U0EpkpOcU. Also, the 21st video, "God and Art," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4hjiD2J3ys.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: God and Art; Hands
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. Locations will range from Staley's studio to horse stables to a football field, and the videos will include interviews with Penn State sports coaches and other distinguished members of the University community. The three- to four-minute videos, co-produced by College of Arts and Architecture staff member Cody Goddard, will appear weekly during the 2012-13 academic year on Penn State Live and in Penn State Newswires. The 21st video, "God and Art," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4hjiD2J3ys. The 20th video in the series, "Hands," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUZLBdE0uw8.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Hands
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The three- to four-minute videos, co-produced by College of Arts and Architecture staff member Cody Goddard, will appear weekly during the 2012-13 academic year on Penn State Live and in Penn State Newswires. The 20th video, "Hands," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUZLBdE0uw8&feature=youtu.be.
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: Kids and Art
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. Locations will range from Staley's studio to horse stables to a football field, and the videos will include interviews with Penn State sports coaches and other distinguished members of the University community. The three- to four-minute videos, co-produced by College of Arts and Architecture staff member Cody Goddard, will appear weekly during the 2012-13 academic year on Penn State Live and in Penn State Newswires. The 19th video, "Kids and Art," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdVb1cnqD0U&feature=youtu.be
  • Penn State Laureate Chris Staley: I Am Nothing
    Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. Locations will range from Staley's studio to horse stables to a football field, and the videos will include interviews with Penn State sports coaches and other distinguished members of the University community. The 18th video, "I Am Nothing," is posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_djHOJ-FPA.
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