Our facilities feature purpose built spaces to serve the needs of a wide range of studio activities. Highlights of our facility are:
~ a fully equipped sound and video recording and mixing studio with green screen
~ dedicated drawing, painting and foundation studios
~ state-of-the-art darkroom facility
~ state-of-the-art digital photography facility
~ an art gallery
~ media equipment loan kiosk
~ an art store
~ state-of-the-art stretcher building workshop
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~ handicap accessible darkroom equipped with 16 Beseler enlarger stations
~ breakout room for meetings and lectures including two computer stations equipped with two professional grade Epson digital photo printers and a Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures.
The Department of Visual Arts has a state-of-the-art audiovisual production studio, with industry-standard recording and video equipment. The studio is designed for small to mid-size audiovisual productions, ideal for pedagogical needs and individual projects. The Digital Media Lab Studio features:
~ 4K Black Magic video cameras (one Ursa, two Studio)
~ a green screen infinity wall
~ two Dragonframe animation stands
~ an extensive range of professional grade studio microphones for all applications
~ mobile acoustic isolation panels
~ professional lighting system, and an array of camera support tools.
The Digital Media Lab Control Booth features:
~ a 16-channel AVID audio mixer equipped with ProTools audio editing interface with 5.1 Rockit audio diffusion, Black Magic ATEM video switcher, Black Magic HyperDeck Studio, with 4K monitors, and 16 GB MacPro video editing station.
~ Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures
~ a large praxis studio supporting foundation, photography and sculpture courses that features extensive storage and a Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures.
~ 1169 square foot teaching gallery which hosts student, faculty, alumni art exhibits as well as other exhibitions, lectures and workshops related to visual art pedagogy.
~ equipped with plywood-backed gallery walls, acoustic ceiling tiles, lighting grid.
The equipment Kiosk provides undergraduate visual arts students with equipment loaned for coursework and creative projects including:
~ digital video and still image cameras
~ analog film cameras
~ audio recording units
~ a wide array of microphones
~ professional mobile lighting equipment
~ digital drawing tablets
~ tripods and miscellaneous cables, grip equipment, and other supports.
The Kiosk’s hours of operations are:
Monday – Friday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The VISA Large format print room is equipped with a state of the art Epson 9900 large format printer and scanner, two Mac editing stations and a 4’ x 8’ photo trimming/cropping work table.
This is a large praxis studio dedicated to drawing featuring extensive storage, a model change room and a Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures.
~ cutting room features state-of-the-art Sawstop safety table saw and two Makita chop saws. These saws are slaved to a power module that automatically turns on a General International dust collector.
~ build room features two worktables and a Makita air compressor for the use of air powered staple and nail guns.
~ all art materials requested by instructors that are disbursed to students are maintained in the Artstores.
This is a large praxis studio dedicated to painting featuring extensive storage, a model change room and a Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures.
~ this space also features an isolated air-handling/ventilation system allowing for the use of oil painting.