The sculpture facilities are currently divided between the Fine Arts Building and the South Park Annex. Each space provides unique technical capabilities as well as classrooms and private studios suited to a range of sculptural media.
The South Park Annex
The SPA, located on the outside corner of campus, provides easy access, an open and free working environment, and plenty of outdoor work and exhibition space. The building consists of: an 1,800 sq. ft. fully equipped commercial grade woodshop; a 1,200 sq. ft. fully equipped metal shop with an adjacent 2,000 sq. ft. covered outdoor workspace, a separate covered outdoor area for plaster and resins, a 1,500 sq. ft. flexible indoor workspace, an 1,800 sq. ft. classroom, 16 private and semi-private studios (approx. 100 sq. ft. each), a small computer lab with G5 Macs, access to video and projection equipment and a 40’ shipping container used for installations and student exhibitions.
Fine Arts Facility
The sculpture area in the Fine Arts building is home to a 2,400 sq. ft. clay and plastics facility and a 2,400 sq. ft. small metals and hard materials lab. The clay facility has both gas and electric kilns, a pug mill, mixer, and related equipment allowing for both traditional ceramics and sculptural clay practices. Other plastic medium such as urethanes and silicones are accommodated in mold making and plastic forming classes. The small metals and hard materials lab is suited to forming, casting and finishing small scale objects from traditional jewelry and metalsmithing to electronics, robotics or computer generated works.