The drawing design and painting studios are spacious, with high ceilings and ample storage for works in progress. Our photography facilities include a digital studio of 18 computers, a digital printing studio, prep space for completed work, and a darkroom space for B&W and experimental development. Included in the photography suite are two state-of-the-art photo studios with lighting and backdrops. Printmaking features the full range of traditional printmaking technologies and new methods such as photopolymer, letterpress printing, book arts, and a 12 seat digital studio with specialty printers.
Tyler Hall also supports foundation classes in digital media as well as illustration. Students use a digital studio with 20+ workstations and projection, smart board, and high-definition viewing options for critique and demonstration. Adjacent to the studio is a dedicated print studio with a high-end document system and inkjet printers.
The graphic and interaction design studios and labs are situated in Lanigan Hall, which also houses programs in broadcasting and journalism, and holds large lecture halls used for a number of General Education offerings. The Department of Art and Design wing is located on the first floor close to the Center for Communication and Information Technology. These facilities include two lecture/critique rooms and two large digital media labs. Additional facilities include a room for preparing portfolios and framing, a student lounge, a digital photography studio, an audio/video projects studio, and a conference room.
Studios and labs
Students can have 24/7 access to most art department studios, while studios and labs that require a technician have ample open times, including late nights and weekends.