Digital Fabrication

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    Fall Studio Sessions: Digital Fabrication

    Oct 16 - Nov 9, 2023

    Monday - Thursday 9AM-5PM
    Participants may register for one, two, three, or all four weeks.
    TUITION is $800 PER WEEK

    Concept

    Are you looking for a space to ignite your creativity or finish an ongoing project? Join our Fall Studio Sessions at Anderson Ranch, where you’ll have the time, space, and support to expand your artistic practice. This program welcomes artists of all backgrounds and provides dedicated studio space, access to our multifaceted facilities, and the guidance of our talented staff. Engaging group discussions are included to inspire your creativity. Take this opportunity to join our artistic community and let your creativity flourish this fall.

    *Studios are open 24 hours a day with limited use of equipment due to safety requirements. The machine rooms are only available when monitored – Monday –  Thursday 9 AM-5 PM, and Mondays and Wednesdays 7 PM-9 PM. 

    IMPORTANT DETAILS:

    • Students will be responsible for all material costs associated with their projects.
    • There is no on-campus housing or meals available for this Fall program.
    • Participants who register for consecutive weeks will gain additional access to their studio from Friday through Sunday. This additional studio time will not include access to the machine rooms due to safety constraints nor are Ranch staff available for support on those days.

    To participate, discuss your project goals and/or submit a portfolio to Visiting Director of Ceramics and Expanded Media Betsy Alwin at balwin@andersonranch.org.

    Faculty

    Emil Gorman

    Studio Coordinator, Digital Fabrication

    Emil Gorman is the Studio Coordinator for Digital Fabrication. He is an artist and designer with a passion for furniture and the implementation of sustainable materials. He received a BFA with a concentration in Human-Centered Design at Northern Michigan University. Preferred Pronouns: He/Him

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    Digital Fabrication

    Discover the exciting, cutting-edge tools available in our FabLab — Anderson Ranch’s impressive digital fabrication lab. These workshops provide powerful tools for self-expression in the hands of creative faculty, and present dynamic opportunities to merge the newest visual arts technologies with traditional processes.

    A variety of workshops use the digital fabrication technology in the FabLab and throughout multiple studios on the Ranch campus. Explore the possibilities with our state-of-the-art equipment, including 4-axis CNC (computer-numerically-controlled) routers, Formlabs SLA Resin 3-D Printers, Prusa MK3S FDM 3-D printers, Epilog laser cutters, 3-D scanners, a Roland UV printer and vinyl cutter, and vacuum formers. Digital fabrication equipment is powered by Rhinoceros 3D, Adobe Creative Cloud, Autodesk Fusion 360 and Meshmixer, a variety of 3-D printing slicing softwares, and more.

    Our expert faculty help you to master progressive new skill sets and exciting new ways of creating.

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    Workshop Details

    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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