The sculpture/ceramics studio occupies approximately 3,500-square feet of space at the south end of Dugan Hall on the ground level. There are numerous stainless steel sinks with deep basins, ceramic tile floors and walls throughout. The loading dock adjacent to the sculpture/ceramics studio makes delivery of materials convenient. The studio is subdivided into several smaller spaces.
The largest space is used as a classroom/studio area for lectures, technical demonstrations, and group critiques. This lab has an instructor’s station with a Mac mini, ceiling mounted projector, document scanner and full sound system for digital teaching needs. The tool closet has a service window that opens into the main studio. The tool closet staff loans tools to classes and individual students during open studio hours. The main studio area also offers storage lockers for students. There is a 5HP air compressor with drop connections to service the entire studio and shop. This main studio area is utilized by the following courses: Art Concepts II, Sculpture, and Ceramics.
The woodshop is adjacent to the main studio space. It includes a table saw, two band saws, a drill press, table/belt sander, compound angle miter saw and a dust collection system. The ceramics area adjacent to the main studio has a slab roller, two electric kilns, extruder tool, glaze storage, mixing areas, shelves and three large stainless steel work sinks.