The term Sculpture is today employed in a wider and more inclusive sense. Sculpture is involved in an ‘expanded field’ of installation assemblage and the like. It embraces an abundance of material and methods. In general these methods fall in to categories of sculpting, mould making, joining, fixing and constructing. Apart from conventional material like stone, metal, wood and terracotta, endless man-made and industrial products are in practice. This reflects present culture, environment and global society in Contemporary Art. Students will gain an integrated understanding of sculpture language in a broad sense, in relation to architecture, landscape and indoor-outdoor nexus. Degrees available in this stream are B.V.A, M.V.A and P.G. Diploma
Career Options :
Under this department students will be able to develop as creative designers, architectural designers, environmental sculptor, being experts in head studies, model making, 2D creative design cutting, relief study, murals, installation and site specific art work. Becoming a creative sculptor is also becoming an artist addressing a whole gamut of media, which is the need of the current times.
Tejendra Singh Baoni
Completed BFA (1985) and MA (1987) from Kala Bhavan, Vishwabharathi University, Shantiniketan. He further pursued for Advanced Studies in Metal Sculpture and foundry at Kent Institute of Art and Design, Canterbury, England (1996-97), Research Project in Bronze Sculpture and Technology at the University of Minnesota, United States of America (2004-05). A recipient of various awards, such as the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad award (1985) and the Prestigious Charles Wallace India Trust Award, U.K (1996-97), received a Fullbright Fellowship in Contemporary Sculpture and Plastic Art (2004). He has also participated in several exhibitions since 1984. His works are in various collections in India and abroad. He is currently Lecturer in Dept. of Sculpture.
Head of the Department
(b.01.06.1964, Manvi (Karnataka)
BFA (Sculpture) from CFA and Post Diploma (1989-1991; Sculpture) from Vishwa Bharathi University, Kala Bhavana, Shantiniketan. He is a recipient of Karnataka lalitkala Academy Scholarship (’90), HRD scholarship from Indian Govt. He has participated in various sculpture camps like those held at Vishakapattanam (’92), Belur (’97), Manipal (’97), Shilpakala Academy (’99) and KCP (2001), Mumbai (2004), Mysore (2003), Chandigarh (2005), Belgaum (2007). He currently heads the Dept of Sculpture and specializes in portraiture and also has a creative knowledge in the modernist field of sculpture.