Students of Sculpture at AUArts explore a huge range of possibilities, from traditional figure modeling to contemporary installation and performance art, kinetic and interactive objects, and digital media.



Studio facilities

Studio access hours

Sculpture majors have access to a variety of facilities both within and outside the sculpture studios to support their research and processes.

  • Full-service welding facility including MIG and TIG  
  • Plasma and oxy-acetylene cutting
  • Metal shaping, bending and forming tools
  • Hydraulic Iron Worker
  • Wet-media casting facility
  • Bronze-casting facility
  • Wax working station
  • Ivan Gallery space for student projects and exhibitions
  • Individual studio space for third and fourth-year students


As practicing artists, international exhibitors and award-winning leaders in their fields of study, AUArts’s Sculpture faculty are mentors and co-collaborators, exploring the history, theory, critical discourse and practice of three-dimensional work with students.

Permanent Faculty

Lisa Lipton

Richard Clements

Rita McKeough

Sessional Faculty

Jason deHaan

Kay Burns

Educational Art Technicians

Bill Gardner (woodshop)

Bill Hornecker (woodshop)

Jason Hussey


Sculpture graduates become professional sculptors exhibiting in museums and commercial galleries or undertaking public art projects, work as fabricators or curators, or go on to complete graduate degrees. Others adapt their knowledge and experience to careers in almost every profession.

Related links 

The International Sculpture Centre


Canadian Art

Canada Council

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Canadian Artist Representation

Ivan Gallery

Sculpture program details

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