The Department of Studio Arts boasts an array of some of the finest facilities and galleries available. In keeping with the discipline specific approach of the program, this can mean leading edge technology as well as ancient and proven.
Learn more about program-specific facilities.
Most facilities are specific to your chosen arena of expertise but there are several which serve faculty wide. Over 4000 students, faculty, and staff have access to:
The Core Technical Centre facilities include metal shops, wood shops, the maquette shop and the Rapid Prototyping lab.
The Centre for Digital Arts
Students with a valid CDA user account have access to the media labs, smart rooms, video and sound facilities, audio visual depot, and printers.
The knowledgeable CDA staff provide an important back bone to the Faculty as shifting technology continues to integrate into fine art practices.
This resource holds a remarkable 300,000 slides and offers access to many of them through a searchable online database. The complete collection can be viewed in person on the 3rd floor of the EV building, and borrowed for use in classroom presentations and lectures.
In addition to the media holdings of the R. Howard Webster Library, the MIRC has a media library available for research and in class use as well as viewing rooms, learning labs, and individual workstations
Located on the main floor of the VA building, The art supply store provides all of the required materials and supplies for your studio classes and more. The store is small but works directly with Studio staff to ensure its holdings are what you need.
The Hexagram Centre for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technologies is a leading centre for new media research. While its facilities and resources are accessible to faculty and graduate students, its effects are felt throughout the school as it is the site of the collaborative and cross disciplinary practices that drive many of our faculty.