The light-filled and spacious drawing and painting studios in Tjaden Hall offer flexible environments for a wide variety of work and media. The B.F.A. and M.F.A. programs have concentrations in new media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Each art student has a private studio space to pursue and create work. Students receive training in safe and efficient use of all facilities and instructional support staff offer assistance and ensure that students adhere to safe and best practices.
The Foundry, a historical landmark building, provides ample studio space and a generous assortment of hand and power tools for sculpture students. There is a separate building behind the Foundry, which houses a complete bronze casting facility.
AAP Material Practices Facilities
Rand Hall Fabrication Shop
The fabrication shop, located on the ground floor of Rand Hall, includes standard power tools for wood and metal fabrication, a laser cutter for precision cutting of wood and plastic, and a CNC router table for 3D fabrication in wood and other materials.
Tjaden Darkroom Hours (PDF)
Tjaden Printmaking Labs
AAP Material Practices Facilities Resource Sign-up (login required)
In Tjaden Hall, two galleries are available for students to present work, installations, and pursue collaborative projects. Individuals interested in holding exhibitions in John Hartell Gallery or Milstein Hall Gallery must submit a proposal for review by a faculty committee. Additionally, there are eight LCD screens located throughout the college for digital exhibitions.
Additional AAP Resources