The Sculpture Department of School of Fine Arts program offers a diverse range of opportunities for your studies in three-dimensional art form. Student will explore creative art works in different media, such as clay, plaster, wire, metal, wood, fabric, fiber glass, bronze and mixed media using various methods and techniques.
In the introductory courses the fundamentals of form, working with clay, and plaster are taught. Both male and female models are available to study from the figure. After taking two introductory courses in sculpture, more advanced courses are offered where further proficiency will develop. The program as a whole emphasizes formal and technical competence with the importance of knowing and understanding developments in sculpture from a historical point of view.
The spacious sculpture studio is situated on the ground floor level of the Fine Arts Building and is divided up roughly as follows: the modeling studio, the ceramic studio, the foundry studio and the welding studio. The studio is well equipped with a large ceramic kilt, a large array of tig and mig and electrode welding machines, oxy-acetylene and plasma welding andcutting equipment.