Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Sculpture and Intermedia


The Sculpture and Intermedia program takes a multi-disciplinary, inclusive approach to art-making, combining skill,  a broad range of media and strategies, and a varied conceptual outlook to produce  a strong,  exciting and well-crafted body of artwork. Students will realize projects through traditional processes of welding, carving, fabrication and casting, to new media practices encompassing site work, video, installation, aspects of performance and time-based art. Students will be encouraged to consider their work in relation to the histories of sculpture, cultural background, popular culture, museum practice and personal experiences.


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Our carpentry studio includes:

-General 14″ Thickness Planer
-Rockwell 10″ tablesaw (with Excaliber guard and dust extraction system)
-Makita 10″ compound mitre saw
-DeWalt 12A plunge router (with table)
-Milwaukee Panel Saw
-Rockwell 6″x48″ Belt/Disc Sander
-Rockwell 14″ band saw
-Delta 14″ bench top drill press
-Delta radial arm saw
-Delta 16″ scroll saw
-Steel City 8″ Jointer
-air compressor
-dust extraction system
-various power tools (drills, orbit sander, belt sander, jigsaw, circular saw, reciprocating saw, jig saw, grinder, dremel, nail gun, heat gun, etc.)
-various hand tools (clamps, hammers, screwdrivers, chisels, files, saws, wrenches, etc.)

Our metal fabrication studio includes:

-MIG welding machine
-Oxy Acetylene welding/cutting equipment
-King Industrial 22″ drill press
-King Industrial 7″ scroll saw
-Hitachi 14″ cut-off saw
-6″ bench grinder
-sandblasting box

New-media equipment:

-Computer Lab with editing software: Final Cut Pro,  Adobe Premiere and
Photoshop; All other  Adobe Creative Cloud software; Sound Editing;
Cinema 4-D (3-D  animation software)
-Video capable Nikon D-SLR Cameras
-Sony Digital Camcorder
-Sony XGA Digital Projectors
-Printerbot 3D Printer
-Green screen


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