Defy time & space

Sculpture at Indiana University offers a diverse range of perspectives driven by a highly adaptive and rigorous studio environment. Students are encouraged to experiment, challenge sculptural paradigms, explore materiality, and seek advanced avenues of research. We nurture masterful makers and resourceful artists.

Choose from three dynamic degree paths

Diverse spaces, materials & creations

With access to an exceptional woodshop, a large-scale metal shop, an active foundry, areas for stone carving, and individual studios, students can create with a variety of materials in diverse environments—enabling them to take risks and challenge limitations.

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Make & think

The expanding area of sculpture challenges students to broaden their approach by exploring emerging technologies, installation, and interdisciplinary work in conjunction with traditional skills and media, such as carving, welding, and foundry practice.

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Visiting artists

Through the McKinney Visiting Artist Series and Sculpture Guild, the sculpture program hosts nationally and internationally recognized artists to meet with students, present their work, and give workshops and individual critiques.

Some of our past visiting artists include:

Michelle Grabner
Denise Markonish
Paul Amenta
Diana Shpungin
Robert Melee

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Alumni making their mark