Monday, April 16, 2018


9:00-10:30 a.m.  @217 Business Bldg. Panel 1: Curricular Matters in Art Education

  • Graeme Sullivan, Ph.D., Director of the School of Visual Arts 

  • Jian Zhang , Ph.D., Dean of Art History Department, Xiamen Academy of Arts and Design, Fuzhou University 

  • Xiuwei Liu, Director of the department of design, Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication

  • Brian Alfred, Assistant Professor of Art, Drawing & Painting


11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. @121 Borland   Panel 2: College Arts and Design Research and Pedagogy 

  • Aaron Knochel , Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art Education, Embedded Researcher, Art & Design Research Incubator (ADRI)

  • Yuan Yuan , Ph.D., Faculty of Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication

  • Christopher M. Schulte, Ph.D., Assistant Professor & Undergraduate, Coordinator of Art Education, and Innovator-in-Residence at the Center for
    Pedagogy in Arts and Design [C-PAD]

  • Yan Gu,  Ph.D., Associate Professor, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology


11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. @210B Patterson     Panel 3: Artist Series


2:00-3:30 p.m. @121 Borland              Panel 4: Artist Series 


  • Cristin Millett, Professor of Art, Sculpture at Penn State 

  • Haiying Chen , Associate Professor at the Sculpture Department Fuzhou University, Xiamen

  • Tom Lauerman,  Assistant Professor of Art, Ceramics & Sculpture at Penn State 

  •  Shufeng Kuang, Artist 


2:00-3:30 p.m. @210B Patterson   Panel 5: Artist Series 


5-7pm exhibition opening and reception @Zoller Gallery

(artists speak about their work)


Tuesday, April 17, 2018:


8:30-10:00 am @Foster Auditorium      Panel 6: Feminist Art Pedagogy 


10:15 a.m.-12:00 pm @Foster Auditorium    Panel 7: Artist Series 


10:15 a.m.-12:00 pm 403 @Paterno Library   Panel 8: Artist Series

  • Chris Staley, Professor of Art, Ceramics, Penn State 

  • Jianming Xu, Faculty of the Arts and Crafts College of Xiamen, Fuzhou University 

  • Yifei Chen, Faculty of  the Arts and Crafts College of Xiamen, Fuzhou University


1-1:45pm Workshops and Demos

  • Ceramic studio tour & demos: Chris Staley, Jianming Xu, Yifei Chen, Minghua Chen

2-4pm Workshops and Demos

  • Mann Assembly Room with Judy Chicago archives: Keifer-Boyd, Knight, Xiaobo, Ming


4:30-5:45 pm @112 Borland  Panel 9 and closing - Looking to the Future: Art Colleges & Global Perspectives

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