Students of the Department of Sculpture learn the traditions of different genres, technologies, and materials, as well as the ability to orient themselves in current technical and technological possibilities. Graduates are qualified for professional activities in the field of contemporary sculpture, design, restoration, visual advertising, and entertainment.
Sculpture is not merely an art style and a profession but also a unique way of thinking that focuses on the plastic form and its imagery.
Sculpture studies help to understand the world, observe its regularities, and see things in a different light and form. It can be cumbersome and incredibly light, tragic and joyful, sarcastic and naive. It can be extremely demanded and loved and rejected by everyone, except the sculptor.
Students develop the skills to see the impulse of art in the surrounding world and to materialize it on the basis of technological knowledge and professional skills.
In the Department of Sculpture students can study the following subjects:
- Thematic composition with in-depth study of technological context;
- Thematic composition emphasizing conceptual substantiation. Historical event as the source of inspiration;
- Thematic composition with in-depth study of social, contextual and conceptual meaning and correspondence in paradigm of contemporary culture;
- Composition of free topic with emphasis on the principles of sculpture development and versions of the future visions.
2. Tectonics. The shape and space. Free choice of materials and technology.
3. Modelling. Figure, portrait. Clay or plasticine.
In addition to the department’s specialty subjects students master drawing, painting as well as subjects of other sections, such as ceramics, glass and others.