Virginia Commonwealth University

Craft / Material Studies

Thursday, January 31 @ 2:00pm

609 Bowe street, rm 535

Hoss Haley

 

Hoss Haley is a conceptually focused American sculptor and painter creating and residing in Asheville, North Carolina.

His sculptures are included in several private collections and commissions in the public art sector, including: Pack Square, Asheville, NC; Charlotte Area Transit System Charlotte, NC; Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX; and Courthouse Plaza, Charlotte, NC

Haley’s work has been featured in several Museums, including New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM; Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC; California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.

Haley has taught at workshops throughout the country including Penland School of Crafts, and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

 

LECTURE:THE ROLE OF A MAKER IN THE 21st CENTURY

In this lecture Hoss Haley will present his thoughts on the relevance of the contemporary craftsperson in resent history. He will draw on his own carrier as a maker and observations of others over the past 30 years.