Sculpture

Code: S1412-21

    • I

      Level I

      Students are new to sculpture and have no formal training.

Tools, Tricks & Techniques

Sep 6 - 10, 2021

9AM-5PM

Concept

This workshop emphasizes individual idea development, material experimentation and risk-taking; this is a chance for artists to make use of a well-equipped shop to further their skillsets, experiment with new formats and drive their work to the next stage. Students will learn and work with a new medium or technique, learning the tools and tricks for welding, metal fabrication, shaping wood, cardboard and paper materials and finally surface treatment as it pertains to drawing, paint, finishes, light and installation methods. The goal is to help students lay a foundation of skills so that they may explore, experiment and use them confidently in their own sculpture practice.

Media

Material choice could include wood, steel, plastic, paper, found objects, conceptual practices, drawing, plaster, band saw, jigsaw, drill, clamping, sanding, rivet, grind, bend, plasma cutting, cardboard, adhesives, drawing applications, surface finishes, installation methods and more

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Faculty

Zakriya Rabani

Zakriya Rabani is a first-generation human. Given a different last name than both of his parents, he has grown as a Southwest Floridian with influences consisting of the relentless repetitive nature of the blue-green crashing waves, the push for strategic explosions of energy in the world of sport and competition, and an obsession of contending with present-day educational/institutional structures. Zakriya has a love for sharing information and experiences through storytelling and teaching.

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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.

Sketchbook and pencils

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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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