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Grounded in traditional practices, UAA Sculpture strives for and supports, innovative technical and conceptual development, while considering and investigating contemporary currents in sculpture.  Focusing on three dimensional art forms and creative problem solving, students are also encouraged to experiment with installation, cross disciplinary, and new genre approaches to their work.  The UAA Sculpture Program focuses on workshop safety, studio equipment, construction techniques, aesthetics, as well as pushing concept and development of the individual artists’ voice.  Project assignments are geared to gain a working knowledge through hands on experience.  The Sculpture Studio is fully equipped to handle a variety of materials and processes including but not limited to mixed media, mold making, welding, wood fabrication, casting, 3D printing, and CNC.


Degrees offered

  • BFA, Art (Sculpture)
  • Classes taken in this area can be applied towards a BA, Art

Learn More About Our Sculpture Curriculum


Sculpture Faculty

Mariano Gonzales
Mariano Gonzales (he/him/his)
Professor of Art
Communication Design
Senior Seminar
Graphic Design
(907) 786-1734
Hans Hallinen
Sculpture Technician
ARTS 109
(907) 786-1003



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