Sculpture

Code: S1413-23

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

The Art of Metal

Sep 4 - 8, 2023

9AM-5PM

Concept

This workshop delves into material experimentation, idea development, and risk taking while working in metals, providing students opportunities to utilize a well-equipped shop to further skill sets in their experimentation. The course teaches tools and tricks for welding and metal fabrication including bending, cutting, curling, braking, heating, smashing, and drawing and discusses different methods of lighting and installation ideation to elevate students’ work. The goal is to help participants build a foundation of skills so that they may explore and experiment, and use new skills confidently in future projects.

Media

MIG welding, band saw, jigsaw, drill, tapping, clamping, cutting, sanding, pressing, grinding, bending, plasma cutting, sand blasting, oxy/acetylene heating, adhesives, drawing applications, surface finishes, installation methods

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Faculty

Zakriya Rabani

Zakriya Rabani received his MFA from the University of South Florida. He was a resident at Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, MN and has exhibited work nationally in galleries, competitions and public art spaces. He was ArtFields 2019 Best Installation/Performance Winner.

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Zakriya Rabani, Linked Obsessions

Tuition: $1,150.00
Studio Fee: $175.00
Registration Fee: $45.00

Registration Information

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.

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.

 

Health & Safety

Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and traveler’s insurance.

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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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