Art and Design

ART 243

Sculpture 1

Course Description

Through the exploration of established Art History references on sculpture, students learn to emulate important sculptural works, utilizing both traditional and experimental methods.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which sculpture can function within society.
  • Compare the relationship and importance of sculpture to other art forms.
  • Demonstrate the processes involved in creating a sculpture.
  • Construct sculpture using hand-building techniques for clay.
  • Investigate the wide array of materials and tools available to sculptors.
  • Explore creating plaster molds.
  • Differentiate between additive and reductive sculpture.
  • Create assemblages from found materials.
  • Research established Art History references on sculpture.
  • Create a small-scale stone sculpture.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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