Jennifer Townley is a sculptor who creates beautiful mechanical automata with a mathematical zing. You can see plenty of examples at her website, www.jennifertownley.com. How can you use one of these sculptures to inspire your students to create their own sculptures? What is it that they like or dislike about these sculptures?
And there are so many other artists to explore. Have you discovered the Swedish ceramic artist Eva Hild yet?
Or the British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy?
Or the Russian/US sculptor Naum Gabo?