Students have a basic knowledge of 3-D art making and sculpture concepts and are comfortable using a variety of hand and power tools. Students have taken one or two sculpture classes or workshops.
Students have experience with a variety of materials and fabrication techniques and know how to use hand and power tools competently and safely. Students are self-starting with some formal training in critical aspects of sculpture and have completed a portfolio of work. Students have taken a minimum of three classes or workshops.
Fabricated Landscapes: Digital and Analog
Jul 17 - 21, 2023
In this exploratory workshop, students collage materials including industrial and repurposed materials into artworks that integrate form and content using both analog and digital fabrication methods. Beginning with a research-based methodology for making, we search for unique opportunities that each material and process can contribute as we synthesize and construct individualized forms. Fabricating with a wide range of media and combining traditional and digital equipment, we learn material-sensitive techniques for connecting, securing, and manipulating objects imbued with memory into personal vistas. As vistas just barely out of reach and simultaneously enveloping every moment, constructed landscapes can be simultaneously awe-inspiring and mundane.
Traditional metal, wood, and fabric fabrication tools, laser cutter, CNC router, materials gathered on site, personal collections of materials, shared collectionsSupply List
Leticia Bajuyo is an interdisciplinary Filipinx-American artist from Metropolis, IL, who creates visual poems, sculptures, and site-responsive installations that are inspired by byproducts of human ingenuity. An assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, Leticia earned her MFA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and her BFA from the University of Notre Dame.
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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.
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.
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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