Chapman painting studio.
Department of Art Studio Space

» Studio Space

The Department of Art has dedicated studio space for all our art majors and minors. We offer 24-hour access to all the studios.

The studios are designed for your specific major and proudly displays departmental student work and comes equipped with storage space and lockers.

In addition to the studios, the department provides an outdoor working space specifically for art students, which is a bonus on those warmer Southern California days.

Toggle Section


Student working clayOur 736-square-foot ceramics lab is equipped with multiple wheels, HEPA filtered glaze room, with indoor and outdoor workspaces, and both electric and gas kilns.

Made possible by a gift from the Flour Foundation.





students in ceramics class

open kiln

pottery wheel

 outdoor kiln


empty art classroomThe 1,160-square-foot drawing studio is equipped with 20 adjustable tables, a projector, as well as a balcony and storage space for student work. Students enrolled in a drawing course have 24-hour access to this room.





Student sketching
Student sketch

Graphic Design

Students working together on a computerThe graphic design program has two state-of-the-art Mac labs each equipped with 24 Mac desktop computers with the latest design software. Students enrolled in a graphic design course have 24-hour access to one of the labs, as well as access to four Epson photo printers, two plotters, two scanners and a production room.




Students in mac lab
Students in mac lab


Lecture Rooms

classroom with studentsThe Department of Art also boasts Art History classrooms, as well as a seminar room for smaller class meetings or extra workspace.






seminar roomStudents working on art project

classroom presentation


students painting Our 1,084-square-foot painting room is equipped with easels for every student, balcony for outdoor needs, as well as storage lockers and 24-hour access for students enrolled in a painting course.






student oil painting
painting class



Boy in Photo LabOur 1, 248-square-foot fully functioning photo lab included two dark rooms, drying cabinets, print dryers, two dry mouting presses, five large format color enlargers and 16 black and white enlargers.




Photo Lab Photo Lab


sculpture roomThe sculpture room is equipped with both indoor and outdoor workspaces, table saw, band saw, radial arm saw, drill press, belt sander, welding booth on patio, spray booth, dust collection system, as well as a variety of hand tools.

Made possible by a gift from Donald K. Washburn.




Sawsculpture in progress