Things are lighting up at the foundry
Our shops are closed during the winter break until Jan 21 ,2020
Operating hours during Spring 2020
8 am to 10 pm, Monday through Thursday
8 am to 6 pm Friday
12 noon to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday.
Access granted while enrolled in casting course, and open to students after having taken the course. Exceptions will be made for those exhibiting a designated skill set.
About the Sculpture: Foundry
CCA is one of the few remaining art colleges in the United States that continues to operate a traditional foundry for casting bronze, aluminum, iron, pewter, and other metals using J82 oil sand, plaster and ceramic shell investments.
Our facility features 90- and 60-pound capacity furnaces, large and small burn-out kilns, numerous wax-working stations, a sandblaster, patina torch, and a one-ton overhead swivel crane.
Specializing in These Materials
Tools and Equipment
- Two speedy melt furnaces (90# and 60# capacity)
- Two gas fired burn out kilns (10cu ft, 700 cu ft kiln)
- wax working area
- sand blaster
- patina station
- ceramic shell station
- wax boil out extraction station