Art in Earth:

creating sculpture inspired by the earth

Vesper Atelier is a workshop where aspiring artists refine their vision and gain an understanding of how sculpture relates to the earth. Explore sculpture and public art at whatever intensity or commitment level you wish:

Community Classes  (1-3 sessions) Learn basic sculpture skills and how to transform a concept into art in a supportive and fun environment

Group Workshops  are customized one-day classes for you and a group of up to 6 friends, facilitated by a professional sculptor.

Atelier Program provides outcome-based education for the aspiring public artist. As a graduate of this diploma program in ecological sculpture, you will possess a valuable perspective on creating public art as well as the ability to win public and private commissions.


Attention Groupon and Living Social coupon holders:  please redeem your coupons by December 31. 

 We are no longer offering Groupon and Living Social opportunities but of course want to do our best to honor all that have been purchased but not redeemed to date. Even if your coupon has expired, you can redeem it as long as it is before December 31. However, we must manually do these registrations at this point.

To register using a Groupon or Living Social coupon, you must email  Please include your full name, the name and date of the class for which you wish to register, type of coupon (Groupon, Living Social), and for how many people.  Staff will register you and then send you a confirmation email.

Register for Community Classes now:

Our regular community classes begin in October and run through December.  Four new classes have been added to the schedule:  Rosa Mystica (four-hour class taught by Greg Kraft) in which you create a rose from steel; Rose Bouquet (full day class by Greg Kraft) in which you can create a bouquet of three roses; Advanced Sculpture with Judd Nelson (8 sessions with discussion, demonstration and open studio time for advanced students using MIG welding); and Landscape Drawing with Pastel (taught by Stephanie Molstre-Kotz). 

Vesper Atelier does not turn anyone away from participating in community classes due to economic hardship.  If you are experiencing such a challenge, please contact the administrative office to arrange for a confidential  "pay what you can" registration.