The sculpture program emphasizes a balance between concept, context, and process. The available facilities for the production of sculpture consist of the foundry for metal casting of aluminum, bronze and iron, ceramic equipment, mold-making, metal fabrication, a complete welding shop, glass casting, as well as non-traditional materials and techniques. Specialized technical equipment, include a computer controlled plasma cutter and glass slumping and digital scanning for figure studies.
Degrees offered through the Sculpture program include Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in sculpture. Graduate studio space is in a separate building.
Wendy Ernst Croskrey is a professor at UAF. She received her MFA from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio in 1990. She has served as an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University. Professor Croskrey has been a visiting artist and presented workshops in Alaska, Arizona, Canada, Colorado, Minnesota and Texas. She has commissions in various regions of the country including Alaska and the Midwest. Solo and two person exhibitions include The University of Tasmania, Australia, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, The International Gallery in Anchorage, Alaska, Nemo Art Gallery Anchorage, Alaska, Jeffery Tabor Gallery in Columbus, Ohio. Other invitational/juried gallery exhibitions include The Babuino Arte in Rome, Italy, The Poimena Gallery in Tasmania, Australia, University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska, the ASU Art Museum in Tempe, Arizona, the University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Beijing, China, and Chuck Leviton Gallery in New York.