I am looking for exactly that moment when the universal enters into and becomes embodied in the figure, when the individual has become the manifest form of the universal.
– Michael Magrath

“Potnia Theron” by Michael Magrath

The Magrath Sculpture Atelier is a multi-year, part-time Atelier designed to confer the core disciplines needed to become a practicing figurative sculptor at a high level of excellence.

Led by celebrated sculptor Michael Magrath, students learn to become adept in both traditional approaches as well as contemporary concerns in a variety of media.

Magrath on Sculpture

Michael Magrath received his MFA in Sculpture and Public Art from the University of Washington. He has studied in Rome and at the Florence Academy of Art. He has taught at the Art Academy of London, Gage Academy of Art and the University of Washington.

Build cumulatively upon the core skills of drawing and modeling from life, while adding critical understanding of anatomy, composition in the round and relief as well as technical skills such as mold making, casting, basic fabrication and subtractive techniques in wood, stone, metal and composite materials.

The full series is designed to be undertaken over three years, but may be taken part-time over several years, and culminates in a year of independent study and the production of a final, significant project.

The Magrath Atelier follows the 10-week class schedule. Students receive a 10% discount on other sculpting programs, and have access to Studio 100, a shared workspace, when the room is not in use.

The Magrath Atelier Curriculum and Student Gallery

2019-20 Magrath Atelier Academic Year:

Fall: Monday, September 16 – Friday, November 22, 2019

Winter: Monday, January 13 – Friday, March 20, 2020

Spring: Monday, April 6 – Friday, June 12, 2020

Tuition: $ 3,975

For an application process, please download and submit the follow forms:

The Magrath Atelier is full. We are no longer accepting applications for 2019-20. Please contact us if you interested in applying in 2020-21.

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