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Location: Hobart Launceston

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: John Vella (Hobart)

Academic Staff: Dr Colin Langridge and Anthony Johnson (Hobart)

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

While the University of Tasmania is no longer taking applications for the previous fine are and design postgraduate offerings, we invite you to explore all postgraduate courses currently available across Art, Music and Theatre or Media.

The School of Creative Arts and Media 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, refer to College of Arts, Law and Education Research Degrees.

Banner Art Credit: Kyle Selley