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William H. Bennett

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Art
Office location and address
179 Culbreth Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
MFA Indiana University, 1975
ARTS 2580: Special Topics in Sculpture
Credits: 3
An introduction to the specialized materials, methods, processes, and cultural issues as they relate to the history and practice of Sculpture
ARTS 2810: Introduction to Sculpture I
Credits: 3
Investigates the sculptural process through modeling, carving, fabricating and casting. Examines traditional and contemporary concerns of sculpture by analyzing historical examples and work done in class.
ARTS 2812: Introduction to Sculpture II
Credits: 3
Introduction to sculpture techniques.
ARTS 3810: Intermediate Sculpture I
Credits: 3–4
Continuation of ARTS 2810 and ARTS 2812 with greater emphasis on the special problems of the sculptural discipline. Prerequisite: ARTS 2810, 2812.
ARTS 3812: Intermediate Sculpture II
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ARTS 2810, 2812.
ARTS 4810: Advanced Sculpture I
Credits: 3
Continuation of the sculpture sequence with greater emphasis on developing a student's individual voice. Advanced projects in moldmaking, metal casting, and non-traditional sculpture materials are assigned. The creation of a sculptural installation is also assigned. Sculpture professors and course content vary from semester to semester. Prerequisite: ARTS 3810 or 3812.
ARTS 4812: Advanced Sculpture II
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ARTS 3810 or 3812.
ARTS 4900: Advanced Project in Art
Credits: 1–4
Investigation and development of a consistent idea or theme in painting, sculpture, or the graphic arts. May be taken more than once under the same course number by students who are sufficiently advanced in studio work. This course is not intended to be used for major credit. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ARTS 5900: Graduate Projects in Studio Art
Credits: 1–3
Advanced problems and situations in art-making including the development of skills related to the creation of new research.
ARCH 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent research on topics selected by individual students in consultation with a faculty advisor