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Sculpture (BFA)

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Degree
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
Department
Faculty
Program type
Major
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
Duration
3 to 4 years
Start term
Fall

Why study Sculpture?

Sculpture today is materially diverse and conceptually rich in its formation. From autonomous objects through to performance-based installations, students engage with the idea of sculpture. With an open mind, you will be able to develop in both traditional and digital technologies as your ideas are nurtured, encouraging you to take new approaches in a critical environment.

Experiencing many kinds of materials and media will help you better inform your practice. In critique sessions, you will be able to discuss options and obstacles, plan and make real material objects with our technicians in wood, metal, welding, foundry casting, mould making, or even robotics and electronics workshops.

Not limited to a single orientation, our program’s exploratory approach to sculpture provides for a stimulating learning environment. You'll learn to express yourself through assignments and self-directed projects, addressing topics of practical and theoretical interest, while working alongside fellow students in open studios.

Program structure

A Bachelor of Fine Arts degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.

Program option

  • Major in Sculpture (60 credits)


Courses

You’ll take courses that address the practice, theory and history of art and learn the current practices in sculpture. You’ll also take seminar discussions that explore new ideas and imagine the frontiers of contemporary art.

  • Art History, Art Theory, Anthropology courses
  • Take courses from other Studio Arts disciplines


Admission requirements

This program is available for Fall admission only.


After your degree

Your degree can lead to many paths such as:

  • Graduate studies
  • Practising artist
  • Gallery or museum curator/docent
  • Exhibition designer
  • Art educator
  • Arts administrator
  • Art critic

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