Sculpture

A BFA with a concentration in Sculpture prepares a student with the necessary skills to work in creative career fields that include professional artist, stone carver for architectural firms, cabinet maker, metal fabricator, mold maker, foundry operator, production companies, and construction. Sculpture majors work with an array of media and develop the ability to work representationally as well as abstract. Students acquire technical skills in stone carving, wood working, welding/fabrication, pattern making, mold making, foundry work/casting, various finishing techniques, and clay modeling. Graduate opportunities include a MFA in Sculpture, Masters of Art in Industrial Design and Master of Art in Architecture.

What You Will Learn:

Sculpture majors work with an array of media and develop the ability to work representationally as well as abstractly.  Students acquire technical skills in metal fabrication and welding, wood working, stone carving, pattern making, mold making, ceramic shell casting, clay modeling, 3D modeling and printing, and a variety of finishing techniques.  Stress is placed on creativity, teamwork, critical thinking, and effective communication.   

Where Could This Take You?

A BFA with a concentration in Sculpture prepares a student with the necessary skills to work in creative career fields including stone carving for architectural firms, cabinet maker, metal fabricator, mold maker, foundry operator,  production companies, special effects, construction, and as a professional artist.

CURRICULUM

General Education38
University Requirement Seminar1
Art Core42
Concentration27
Cognate12
Total120

Art Minor – offered to non-art majors requires Art 158 2-D Design I and Art 159 2-D Design II, and 15 elective hours in one of the following area: Art History, Graphic Design, Crafts, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Photography.

Students entering the Art Department will be required to pass a portfolio review before advancing into upper level courses.

FACULTY

Michael Stanley, Assistant Professor of Art
mstanley@deltastate.edu