Art Department: Sculpture
The sculpture area at Lamar University is committed to engaging students with a diverse range of conceptual and technical approaches in the
creation of three-dimensional art. The sculpture program offers instruction in a variety of media including metal casting, metal fabrication,
wood construction, woodcarving, and mold making. The sculpture facilities include fully equipped and well-maintained wood, steel, cast
metal, and ceramic shell studios. Students learn how to safely operate equipment and to use a range of hand tools while creating their
personal vision. Our sculpture faculty challenge students to build both a strong technical and conceptual understanding along with a
working knowledge of contemporary art and issues from which to work.
Table saw, panel saw, stationary sanders, band saw, drill press, miter saw and numerous hand tools.
Oxy-acetylene station, MIG and TIG welders, chop saw, bench grinder, drill press and numerous hand tools.
2 cupolettes (300# and 100# capacity), #70 crucible furnace, a 3-ton bridge crane, a separate shell room for ceramic shell molding and facilities to make chemically bonded sand molds.
The sculpture program has two full-time faculty members: