Students in the Department of Sculpture explore a wide range of approaches to sculpture production. Recognizing the broad diversity of styles, techniques, and independent conceptual visions that define the field of contemporary sculpture, our faculty provides solid grounding in the art of sculpture and will prepare you for a variety of post-graduate opportunities, including employment in related fields or continuing education toward advanced degrees.
We focus primarily on developing work that is broadly based, both in concept and execution. Our curriculum promotes independent exploration. Within this framework, you will develop a strong personal voice, whether through progressive interdisciplinary pursuits or the more traditional means of sculpture making.
Beyond the introductory sculpture courses, intermediate and advanced-level course offerings—such as Site-Speciﬁc Installation, Art in Public Spaces, Non-Traditional Figure in Context, Bronze Casting, Hot Glass Fabrication and Independent Studio Projects—all serve to develop advanced conceptual skills as well as aesthetic and technical proficiency. We further encourage those ends by supporting exploration within other related disciplines, such as those taught in media arts, ceramics, and other areas of the Hartford Art School.