Open to All
Students of any skill and knowledge level.
Hybrid Sculptural Problem Solving: Digital to Physical Thinking
Jul 4 - 8, 2022
Expand your sculptural problem-solving by thinking reciprocally from the digital to the physical, and back again. This exploratory sculpture course introduces basic digital tools and methods that bring a new dimension to your work and processes, particularly in thinking about digital versus analog making. Using cutting-edge technology, discover the possibilities made available by the laser cutter and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) router and learn how to use these tools in combination with analog making methods and practices to determine the best solution for every problem, creating dynamic works.
Additive sculpture, 3-D printing, 3-D scanning, computer-aided design, CNC routing, woodworking
Gracelee Lawrence has attended 20 artist residencies and opened her first solo show in New York at Thierry Goldberg in 2019. She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture at State University of New York, Albany. Recent exhibitions include Marinaro Gallery, New York City, Dinner Gallery, New York City, Headline Gallery, Vancouver and Postmasters Gallery, New York City.
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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.
Sketchbook and pencils
Lodging & Meals
Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings.
Summer 2022 workshop participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Studio program participants are required to show proof that they have received the complete Covid-19 vaccine (i.e., two weeks have passed after receiving the second dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer MRNA vaccines or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Additionally, if six months have passed since completing the Moderna or Pfizer series or two months have passed since receiving the J & J vaccine, then a booster is also required. Ideally the booster would have been administered at least two weeks prior to coming to Anderson Ranch.
We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes 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.
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.
COVID-19 Safety Plan
Scholarships & College Credit
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. Click below to learn more.
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