|Break the mold. The Nicholls Department of Art sculpture program offers students a thorough understanding of materials for and methods of translating their creative ideas and concepts into three-dimensional forms. The program provides a rigorous study of both traditional and contemporary tools, equipment and techniques. Facilities include Woodshop, Metal Fabrication Studio and Foundry. Materials examined include plaster, clay, concrete, cast bronze and aluminum, welded metals, wood, fabric and nontraditional materials.
Emphasis is given to enabling students to develop creative insight and mature concepts through individualized instruction. Students in the program have opportunities to create sculptures on various scales, including large, outdoor pieces that may be exhibited around the campus. Upper-level students work independently, with a faculty mentor, to produce a substantial body of work with a coherent conceptual theme and the highest of craftsmanship.
The sculpture lab is located in Talbot 109.
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