Sculpture

Code: S1413-22

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Manifestations (and Intersections) of the Inner and Outer Life

Sep 5 - 9, 2022

9AM-5PM

Concept

In this experimental, mixed-media sculpture workshop, students use an assortment of materials (natural and/or manmade; found or purchased; ephemeral or enduring) to hone sculpting and fabricating techniques including mold-making, casting, assemblage and earth modification. The workshop begins by establishing a question-based methodology for making art. This critical process of interrogating oneself about body, ideas, beliefs, memories or personal history and the world serves as a prompt for making work that thoughtfully synthesizes one’s unique process, form and content. The ultimate aim is to uncover ways to bridge the personal and the cultural within art-making.

Media

Mixed media, self-determined materials, varied techniques: assemblage, mold making, casting, earth manipulation

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Faculty

Nyeema Morgan

Nyeema Morgan is an interdisciplinary artist based in Chicago, IL. Her works include large-scale drawings, sculptures and printed matter. Nyeema’s works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. She earned her MFA from the California College of the Arts and her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art.

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Nyeema Morgan, I-Rhinoceros

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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.

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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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