Sculpture & Other Media

Sculpture & Other Media supports traditional, experimental, and interdisciplinary approaches to three-dimensional studio art practices. Students use critical thinking exercises in a variety of applications and practices include woodworking, casting in concrete or plaster, welding and fabrication of metals, glass blowing or lampwork, found object assemblage, as well as new media applications of sound and video.

Materials List

Classes not listed here will either have required materials in the class description, discuss needed materials during the first class, or the materials will be supplied.

Class details (meeting times, tuition, etc.) are listed below.

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Sculpture, Glass, Wood Course Notes

All studio classes will be limited, and enrollment capacity firmly set. No outside studio time will be permitted unless arranged by the instructor.

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Sculpture Classes - Fall 2022


Course Description

Learn the basic skills required for welding metal-to-metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. You will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Scrap metal will be provided for practice, or you can supply your own metal for specific projects. Please see website for materials list.

Instructor

Larry West

Dates

  • Section A: Tue, Sep 13 – Oct 18 | 6:30 – 9:30pm
  • Section B: Thu, Oct 13 – Nov 17 | 6:30 – 9:30pm

Location

Sculpture Studio | Santikos Building

Sessions

6

Tuition - Regular

$265

Tuition - Friends

$250


Course Description

This class is for individuals that have previous experience welding but want time to hone skills, explore processes, and work on individual projects. Through practice, students will learn optimal welding settings required based on the materials being welded to acquire an adequate welding bond. Students will also work on advanced projects from hinges, levelers, modular methods, and bending with stock materials. The class will also dig into calculating steel strength. Includes some tools and supplies; please see website for a materials list.

Instructor

Larry West

Dates

Tue, Oct 25 – Dec 13 | 6:30 – 9:30pm

Location

Sculpture Studio | Santikos Building

Sessions

8

Tuition - Regular

$315

Tuition - Friends

$300

Glass Classes - Fall 2022


Course Description

Learn the tools and processes for working with flat glass to create a stained-glass panel. Cutting glass, soldering, and fabrication using the copper foil technique will be covered. All tools including grinders, cutters, and soldering irons, as well as some foil, solder, and glass will be provided for small projects. You may provide colored glass of your choice, additional supplies will be available for purchase from the instructor during class. Please bring a bag lunch.

Instructor

Larry West

Dates

Fri, Oct 21 | 6:00 – 9:00pm and Sat & Sun, Oct 22 & 23 | 9:30am – 4:30pm

Location

Sculpture Studio | Santikos Building

Sessions

3

Tuition - Regular

$230

Tuition - Friends

$215

Professional Development Classes - Fall 2022


Course Description

This course is geared to help artists of all levels—and working in any medium—gain professional self-confidence. Learn to speak and write about your work by developing a personal artistic philosophy, an artist statement, bio, and résumé. Learn how to present your work by putting together a well-executed portfolio, as well as how to network effectively, the protocols of gallery conduct, and business skills for the artist. Assigned readings and group discussions will be a weekly element of the class, as well as gallery field trips.

Instructor

Nancy Cavender-Garcia

Dates

Wed, Sep 14 – Nov 16 | 1:00 – 3:30pm

Location

Gen Ed Classroom | Santikos Building

Sessions

10

Tuition - Regular

$230

Tuition - Friends

$215

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