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Nevins, Paula-sculpture
Sculpture student, 1
Sculpture-Jennifer MacDonald
Sculpture-Patty Lasko and horse 1
Sculpture-Lindsay Mullen 1
Sculpture student, Maura 2

With Ms. Carey’s teaching system, everyone can sculpt.


And, if you love horses you are at the right place!

Join us and enjoy the sculpting process!

Goksin Carey

National Sculptor Society (NSS)

Associate MemberVirginia Equine Artists, MemberAmerican Academy of Equine Art, Kentucky, Certified 2009


 Monthly Sculpting Sessions 2024

Beginning and Continuing Students

Wednesdays:  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        March, April, October and November

        (1st four Wednesdays of the month)


Tuition: $250


Supply fee: $150 paid directly to the instructor

Upon completion of the first month, one is considered a "continuing student"

and the fee is reduced to $200 for Zoom classes.

Continuing Students


Zoom: Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fee: $200

Supplies: Contact Goksin Carey 


Private Classes


Ms. Carey will also provide private instruction for individuals in the gallery.


Two Mutually Agreed Upon Dates

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Fee: $600 plus supply costs.

A $100 non-refundable deposit is required.


Supplies: $150 paid directly to the instructor.

If one continues with classes the supply fee is for clay only.


For more information and registration please contact: or

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In person and beginning student classes are held March, April, October and November in the gallery.

Equine Sculpture Workshop, Intensive-July 15-19, 2024

with Goksin Carey
National Sculptor Society (NSS), Associate Member
Virginia Equi
ne Artists, Member
American Academy of Equine Art, Kentucky, Certified 2009
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Click to watch a short video from a previous workshop.

The Artists in Middleburg (AiM) invite you to experience the annual, weeklong, equine sculpting intensive workshop with expert sculptor and instructor, Goksin Carey. The workshop is held in the beautiful town of Middleburg, Virginia, the nation’s ‘Horse and Hunt’ capital. It is conveniently located to Washington, DC and Washington Dulles International Airport.


The workshop is open to all levels of experience – from beginner to professional. No previous experience in sculpture is necessary. Students of all levels work at their own pace and receive individualized instruction. With a small number of students in the workshop, each student will receive extensive, individual feedback and hands-on instruction.


The workshop includes five days of instruction, a half day visit to a barn to study horse conformation, a one-year membership to AiM, and a certificate of completion by


In this workshop you will:


  • Learn the ABC’s of equine sculpting: anatomy, biomechanics and conformation

  • Learn the landmarks of the equine anatomy on a sculptural form, positive and negative, to sculpt from the inside out (the bone and muscle structure)​​

  • Complete your own, foundry ready, full horse sculpture (bronzing not included)

  • Saturday bonus, visit the foundry, if open and available



      The American Legion

      111 The Plains Road

      Middleburg, VA 20117

      Parking Provided



July 15 – 19, 2024

9:00 am – 5:00 pm


There will be a one-hour lunch break; please bring your lunch. Wait times at restaurants can be lengthy. Middleburg does not have food delivery however, ordering and picking up a meal is feasible. Coffee, water and snacks will be provided.


Class Size: Maximum 10


Cost: $700

To reserve your spot in the workshop, a $300 non-refundable deposit is required. The balance to be paid the first day of class or before.


You may use the 'Buy Now' button below or call the gallery to register and pay, 540-687-6600.

Tuition includes a one-year membership to the National Sporting Library & Museum and the Artists in Middleburg.



          Beginning students - $150

          Continuing students - $85 (clay only)

The supply fee is paid by check or cash directly to the instructor (Goksin Carey Akman) on the first day of class. The fee includes: four blocks of Plastalina clay, clay warmer, tools and armature to create a complete horse sculpture.




We are not able to provide housing for our students. Hotels, AirBnB’s and Bed & Breakfasts are available in the area. They fill up fast! Make your reservations as soon as possible.

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