By Rob Humphreys ’16MBA | Photos by Scott Cook
During the Renaissance, an artist’s three-dimensional creation (think Michelangelo’s David) was judged largely on technical qualities such as proportion, beauty, and lifelike resemblance.
Today, sculpture is often a more abstract vehicle, an exploration into the very ideas and concepts that fuel individual expression.
Through a series of studio assignments, first-year students in this Rollins College Conference (RCC) course are encouraged to develop their own sculptural vocabulary and a repertoire of practical techniques. Using their new skills to parade around as spirit animals is a fun bonus.
Foundations in Sculpture: Constructing Meaning
Joshua Almond, associate professor of art