Lost Wax Casting with Aluminum Art Demonstration

Join Sasha Petrenko, Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Expanded Media as she leads this collaborative demonstration of lost wax casting using aluminum. Bronze casting is an ancient process that dates back nearly 5000 years. Lost wax casting is a process by which artists and craftspeople recreate wax artwork into metal sculpture. Watch this brief demonstration of the process that took place over the summer of 2020 in the Sculpture Area at Western.