The International Sculpture Center is dedicated to supporting, honoring and highlighting students and educators in the field of sculpture. We are building increasingly powerful tools to serve as educational resources for students, teachers
and academic institutions in the pursuit of higher learning in the skills, philosophies and traditions of three dimensional art.
Virginia Commonwealth University
VCUarts Sculpture + Extended Media offers MFA and BFA degree programs serving 12 graduate students and more than 100 undergraduate majors. Our seven full-time faculty members comprise a diverse and accomplished group of working artists
dedicated to teaching and fostering a community of rigor, experimentation and social consciousness.
The department occupies more than 50,000 square feet of studio and shop space, where students can engage with legacy sculptural techniques and the most progressive approaches to contemporary art making. All students can interact with the
international art community through our visiting artist program, travel grants, internships and exhibition opportunities. Recent graduate field trips have included destinations such as New York City, Los Angeles, Berlin and São Paulo.
MAP master’s student receives international recognition for artwork October 9 - University of Regina - Jennifer Shelly Keturakis,
or Jen SK as she’s known in art circles, has added another honour to the long list of awards and accomplishments she’s amassed during her artistic career. Shelly Keturakis, a master’s student in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance
(MAP), is the recipient of a 2020 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the International Sculpture Center, in New Jersey for her work Free Hugs 2.0.
Material Resolution: A Conversation with Luanne Martineau October 13 - Sculpture Magazine - By Ray Cronin - Luanne Martineau,
who works in Montreal and teaches in the Painting and Drawing Department of Concordia University, uses felt, paper, and other textile-based processes to make objects and reliefs that combine a painterly sense of image and color
with an often startling materiality.
Shohei Katayama (MFA'19),Golden Repair
Carnegie Mellon University
A premier location for the interface between art, technology, and interdisciplinary art practice, the School of Art’s curriculum combines the advantages of a renowned studio program with the resources of a top-tier university.
The School of Art offers two fine arts degrees, the Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts, and supports three interdisciplinary degrees known collectively as the BXA Intercollege Degree Programs.
SAIC’s renowned Sculpture department offers one of the largest, most comprehensive, and diverse programs of its kind in the country. The department is situated at the defining edge of contemporary practice and discourse, and is
committed to giving form to social, environmental, and theoretical concerns. Students explore new media, emerging technologies, research-and science-based projects, installation, curatorial practices and more in conjunction
with traditional skills and media such as carving, welding, mold-making, and foundry work.
At San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), studying sculpture allows you to explore diverse conceptual questions in three and four-dimensional form. Work in ceramics, wood, metal, plaster, textiles, new materials... even video and
sound. Explore forms, installations, site-specific works, environmental public artworks, and more through an experimental, interdisciplinary, critical-thinking-based undergraduate or graduate program. SFAI students go on to
found galleries, work at museums, teach art, participate in prestigious artist residencies, and show work in galleries, museums and major international art exhibitions!
The Department of Art & Design’s 2-year MFA program hosts around 20 students who work together in an intimate environment with faculty and grads from all concentrations and conceptual positions. Emphasizing a cross-disciplinary
approach to contemporary practice, graduate students have excellent on-campus studios, 24- hour access to state-of-the-art facilities, and the tools, spaces, and equipment needed to create exceptional work in their fully modernized
20,000 sq.ft. building. Admission is selective and competitive; Fellowships and scholarships available.
ArtEZ Fine Art prepares students for a dynamic profession and a myriad of roles and responsibilities in art and society. Individual practice and personal development vary as students employ both old and new media in innovative
Drawing on the resources of a large public university, the Department of Art & Design at Mason Gross School of the Arts seeks to cultivate a diverse community that values visual literacy, critical dialogue, experimentation,
and the skills necessary for sustaining a creative life that can extend well beyond the studio.
Michael Thron (UMD ) 2020 ISC Student Award Recipient
The University of Maryland
College Park, MD
The Department of Art provides its students with the technical and conceptual tools needed to make innovative contributions to a visual culture in which traditional boundaries between the visual arts, design, film, video, and architecture
have become increasingly blurred. The creative atmosphere of the Department of Art’s studios is a fertile ground for the development of the complex skills and ideas needed to navigate and contribute to an evolving visual culture.
Cranbrook Academy of Art’s MFA Sculpture program cultivates an environment that prepares students to be translators of their culture through exposing and questioning its values. The program is immersive and experimental, foregrounding
an active approach to art making and activism. Students test out work that might disrupt physical, cultural, or conceptual systems by creating site-specific installations, temporary performances, and endurance pieces. The department
is a place to explore media while considering the ever-widening constructs for expression that may more aptly address the time in which we live.
Sculpture + Expanded Practice maintains a deep commitment to exploring a broad variety of materials, equipment, techniques, and forms free of imposed ideology. Students chart individual paths as skilled makers and shapers of objects
within public, private and digital spaces, from traditional sculpture approaches to sound, performance art, and cyber explorations.
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