Sculpture

Code: S0706-21

    • II

      Level II

      Students have experience working with computer­-aided design with basic principles of CAM/software.

3-D Printing & Mold Making

Jul 19 - 23, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

This exciting and rigorous workshop is an introduction to Rhinoceros 3-D modeling software, 3-D printing, multi-part rubber mold making, and casting. Students create their own 3-D-printed parts for mold making and plastic casting. The class explores and discusses the potential of 3-D technologies and practices as it relates to industry as well as an individual studio practice. This workshop is structured to provide an environment for students with little previous experience and help guide them to feel comfortable and knowledgeable using these new techniques and methods in their own studio.

Media

Rhinoceros 3-D modeling software, 3-D printing, multi-part rubber mold making and casting

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Faculty

Norwood Viviano

Norwood Viviano heads the sculpture program at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI, where he teaches foundry and 3-D printing courses. He received his MFA in sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Norwood has been awarded residencies at Kohler Co., Tacoma Museum of Glass and the Corning Museum of Glass.

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Norwood Viviano, Recasting Detroit

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Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

Sculpture

Express your creativity and vision by exploring the limitless art of sculpture. At Anderson Ranch, our sculpture program offers a vibrant spectrum of workshops that reflect a variety of studio practices. At the confluence of tradition and technology, these programs are material and technique-rich, ranging from classical metal fabrication to experimental digital production.

Students work in communal and interactive studios designed for all levels of experience, supporting traditional and nontraditional methods. The sculpture studios are fully equipped with advanced machinery and offer additional outdoor covered workspace.

Our renowned sculpture faculty work closely with students through critical discussions, material demonstrations and individual assistance. Instructors encourage exploration and experimentation, emphasizing process and idea development. We complement this with a focus on process and sound construction. You leave with far more than finished pieces—you walk away with the tools and inspiration required to elevate your studio practice.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Sketchbook and pencils

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Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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