About

Metal Shop and Wood Shop Facilities

Overview

Our metal fabrication shop, foundry and wood shop are staffed by highly qualified arts technicians Patrick O’Sullivan and Mike Eddins, both with studio degrees from UA and extensive experience in a variety of skills, including carpentry, home-building, design and remodeling; ornamental iron work design, fabrication and blacksmith work; production facility maintenance; as well as art history and art education training.

Our arts technicians

    • assist and support faculty and students every day with projects in sculpture and design
    • problem-solve and execute sculptural and design projects involving a wide variety of materials.
    • teach best practices to users of our facilities and equipment
    • build and repair support department facilities such as walls, and furniture
    • restore historic architectural features and sculptures
    • maintain the wood and metal shop and foundry facilities

A panoramic view of our metal shop | A panoramic view of our woodshop facilities | A panoramic view of our foundry
Panoramic photography thanks to Greg Randall.

Recent Historic Restoration Projects

  • Renovating the 19th-century Bryce sculptures, including Hebe Goddess of Youth, aquarium/fountain, and others
  • Repair of cast iron leaf finials from Clark Hall

Sculpture Installation Photos