- Develop original projects, keep a sketchbook, and create an installation.
- Learn about concepts and artists relevant to contemporary sculpture.
- Gain experience with tools such as hammer and nails, jigsaws, drills, rasps, and scrapers, and explore materials such as cardboard, glue, wood, foam, plasticine, wire, concrete, plaster, sand, paper, and fabric.
- Critique your own work and the work of your fellow classmates.
- View collections and talk with staff at Cornell's Johnson Art Museum and attend presentations by artists including Christina Leung, Madeleine Cichy, and Richard Zimmerman.
- Meet with the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) registrar to learn about admissions and academics in Cornell's Department of Art.
- Participate in an art documentation workshop led by AAP's photography technician.
- Set up an exhibition in AAP's Experimental Gallery.
Our programs offer you the rare opportunity to work closely with some of Cornell's most distinguished professors. Under their guidance, you'll develop the critical thinking and writing skills essential for success in college. You'll also have the chance to talk with them about your academic goals and career aspirations.