Visual Arts Facilities

Brief over-view of our new facilities:

Our new facilities feature purpose built spaces to serve the needs of a wide range of studio activities. Highlights of our new 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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Visual Arts Department Facilities:

MW143 Darkroom & breakout space:

~ handicap accessible darkroom equipped with 16 Beseler enlarger stations
~ breakout room for meetings and lectures that also features two computer stations equipped with two professional grade Epson digital photo printers and a Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures.

MW147 Digital Medialab:

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

MW151 Foundation Studio:

This is a large praxis studio dedicated to foundation, photography and sculpture courses that features extensive storage and a Panasonic digital projector for demonstrations and lectures.

MW159 Visa Gallery:

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

MW229c VISA Equipment Kiosk:

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.

MW325 Large Format Digital Printer room:

The VISA Large format print room is equipped with a state of the art Epson large format printer and scanner, two Mac editing stations and a 4’ x 8’ photo trimming/cropping work table.

MW406 Drawing studio:

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.

MW411/411a Woodshop cutting room/Woodshop stretcher build room:

~ 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.

MW413 VISA Art Store:

~ all art materials requested by instructors that are disbursed to students are maintained in the Art Store.

MW416 Painting studio:

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.

Visual Arts Department Facilities gallery.