• Saint-Gaudens Sculptor-in-Residence Zoe Dufour

Sculpture Workshops

Sculpture workshops are co-sponsored by the Saint-Gaudens Memorial and the Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park (SGNHP). The classes are taught by the Sculptor-in-Residence. This program was initiated by the Memorial in 1969 and is the oldest artist residency in the National Park Service system

This season, due to COVID-19 restrictions, all studio visits and sculpture workshops will be conducted on-line.

Zoe Dufour – 2020 Sculptor-in-Residence

Introduction to Zoe Dufour

Zoe Dufour is the 2020 Sculptor-in-Residence at the SGNHP. She is a figurative sculptor who primarily creates portraits. Zoe’s virtual residency will include livestream visits to her studio throughout the season on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from Noon-1:00PM on the park’s Facebook page. Also, Zoe will lead remote workshops (see below) and host interviews with other sculptors that will then be recorded and shared by the SGNHP.

September Sculpture Workshop Classes @ Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park

2020 Sculptor-in-Residence, Zoe Dufour – Instructor

Times: All classes will be held on Saturdays from 1:00-3:30 EDT (dates listed below).

Location: Classes will be held via Zoom or Webex. Participants will need a smartphone, tablet, or computer with camera to participate.

Fees: listed below and payable online when registering.

To Register: Email: jamie_patton@nps.gov with your full name, email address, phone number, and any questions you may have.  Jamie will provide the link to pay.

Each workshop is limited to eleven participants at this time.

*Materials are not included; the instructor will send a link to suggested outlets for clay/tool purchases. 

  • Simple Still-life Drawing: Saturday, September 12, 1:30-3:00 pm. Fee: $20                                                                                                                       
  • Sprig-Mold Clay Workshop, Two-Part Series: Saturdays, September 19 and 26, 1:30-3:00 pm.  Fee: $60

For more information on all workshops, visit the Sculptor-in-Residence page of the SGNHP website.