SCULPTURE : Iron Casting Demystified
Faculty: Coral Lambert, Professor of Sculpture
May 17 - June 4, 2010 (3 weeks)
Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
This 3 week course provides a unique opportunity to explore an expanding contemporary art form within a rich tradition. Students will experience the art and act of iron casting from the ground up by learning how to build and operate an 800# Iron Cupola Furnace, make molds, cast and finish sculpture. Skills taught include furnace building, welding, wax working, ceramic shell, sand molding, Iron Pour preparation, casting iron, metal finishing, chasing and patination.
Topics covered are Contemporary Cast Iron Sculpture and the Tradition of Iron Casting.
Students will have the freedom to experiment, no experience necessary.
TO REGISTER GOT TO: WWW.ALFRED.EDU/SUMMER/SCHOOL
FOR ACCOMMODATIONS CALL THE STUDENT SERVICE CENTER ON 607 871 2123
ANY OTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL CATHLEEN JOHNSON @ THE SCHOOL OF ART ON 607 871 2412