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Location: Hobart Launceston

Contemporary Sculpture is a truly inter-disciplinary practice. Artists explore an incredibly diverse range of materials, processes and approaches to realise exciting and powerful modes of practice.

Lucy Bleach, Head of Studio (Sculpture)
Lucy Bleach

The Sculpture Studio integrates technical skill acquisition with diverse processes and approaches aligned with contemporary sculptural practice. Explore object-based making, spatial installation practice, new technologies, live art and interdisciplinary engagement.

Programs led by practicing artists guide you through a range of self-directed, collaborative and process-driven activities. Surround yourself with professionally equipped workshops and facilities, innovative learning programs, and work-integrated learning opportunities.

You will be encouraged to specialise in artistic processes that support you developing individual practice, enabling you to broaden and deepen your skills and critical ability.

Head of Studio: Lucy Bleach (Hobart)

Academic Staff: Dr Colin Langridge and Anthony Johnson (Hobart); Dr Steven Carson (Launceston)

Technician: Ian Munday (Hobart), Greg Murphy (Launceston)

If you would like to discuss your own practice or ambitions, contact our Sculpture studio to arrange a one-on-one consultation today.


Hobart. Located on the ground floor of the Hunter Street campus in Hobart, the Sculpture studio includes a wax room, plaster room, kiln area, clay room, courtyard garden area for large scale outdoor works and an open plan first year space containing storage space, work desks and benches. The studio is well equipped to handle large scale and/or heavy works with loading bays, cranes and various trolley systems.

The metal workshop contains MIG welders, TIG welders, plasma cutters, a profile cutting machine using plasma oxyacetylene or router trimmer for plastics, a sheet metal guillotine and more. The wood workshop provides bandsaws, panel-saws, thicknessers, buzzers, radial arm-saw, drop-saw, drill-press, lathes, and sanders. It also has vacuum presses, a spray-painting booth and a separate sanding room for portable power-tool use.

Launceston. With generous spaces and a wide array of equipment, student can develop their ideas from maquettes to larger than life. Work with metal, wood, resin, and many other materials, students can explore shapes and surfaces. A flexible central space is used for shred learning activities, while the foundry and casting rooms allow students to carry out their projects.

Study Sculpture

The units listed below include those offered by the School of Creative Arts available for study in 2018 that contain content related to the studio.

Please refer to course pages to determine which of these units can be included in your course of study, as well as a complete list of studio units, Experience and Engagement (Breadth) units, and elective unit options.

Introductory (Year 1)

Semester 2

Intermediate / Advanced (Year 2 / 3)

Semester 1

Semester 2

The School of Creative Arts welcomes qualified applicants to undertake a research degree with us in any of our areas of research strengths and interests.

Masters by Research
Doctorates (PhD)

To find out about application procedures, entry requirements, and scholarships, please visit the Research Degrees web page.

Banner Art Credit: Kyle Selley