A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Art Facilities

Stevens Art Studio

The spacious, light-filled Stevens Art Studios feature cathedral ceilings in all the studios, as well as huge expanses of glass, which provide natural light. The building includes fully-equipped ceramics and sculpture areas, with separate rooms for glazing, clay mixing, and woodworking. The ceramics area features capabilities for firing with electric, gas, salt-fired, and raku techniques. Traditional photography, and a printmaking studio with lithograph and intaglio presses, and papermaking. Students working in the drawing and painting studios benefit from the open space and natural light. There are also individual student workspaces available to upperclassmen.

Studio Equipment

Painting Studio

  • Cathedral ceilings with large picture windows
  • easels, taborets
  • Drawing Studio
  • Cathedral ceilings with large picture windows
  • easels, taborets and drawing stools and horses
  • individual storage for student work and supplies

Printmaking Studio

  • Golding Pearl 1900 Platen Letterpress+2 chases
  • 20 cases of metal type and ornaments
  • 6x9 boxcar base
  • Charles Brand Intaglio Press 28"x 48"
  • Conrad Litho Press 30” x 48”
  • 4 - 22x30 lithography stones
  • 18 lithography stones of various sizes
  • various eastern and western paper making moulds+deckles
  • various bookmaking tools
  • 2 lb Reina Beater
  • wide range of silkscreens up to 36”x24”
  • vacuum exposure unit/platemaker
  • screen drying box
  • 16 linear feet textile printing area
  • multiple drying racks

Design Media Studio

  • large clean workspace for multiple design media and photography classes
  • cutting matts and drafting tools
  • large format Epson inkjet printers
  • Mac Powerbooks with wireless internet and printing connection

Forsyth Learning Commons

Photography

Cameras

  • -Nikon D7000 DSLR
  • -Nikon D90 DSLRs (2)
  • -Canon AE-1 SLRs (5)
  • -large format 4x5 view camera

Lighting Equipment

  • -Studio strobes (2)
  • -Portable strobes (4)
  • -Remote triggers
  • -Umbrellas & reflectors
  • -Soft boxes
  • -Portrait backdrops
  • -handheld Flashmate light meter

Digital Darkroom

  • -Epson 4880 wide format professional printer
  • -15 Mac laptops w/ Adobe Creative Suite
  • -3 Mac desktops w/ Adobe Creative Suite

Black & White Wet Darkroom

  • -3 B&W Beseler enlargers
  • -developing tanks & reels

Sculpture and Furniture Design Studio

  • 10-inch Sawstop safety tablesaw
  • 13-inch planer
  • 6-inch jointer
  • 8-inch jointer
  • 10-inch miter saw
  • 10-inch radial arm saw
  • Three 14-inch bandsaws
  • Floor model drill press
  • Oscillating spindle sander
  • Dust collection system
  • 36-inch wood lathe
  • Clamping table
  • 12-inch disc/belt sander
  • Assorted pneumatic and hand tools
  • Compressed air system
  • Stone and wood carving pneumatic handsets
  • Inflatable pneumatic sanding drums
  • MIG welder
  • Oxygen/acetylene cutter/welder
  • Spray booth

Ceramics Studio

Ceramics

  • 50 cubic foot cone 10 natural gas reduction kiln
  • five gas and electric test kilns
  • Three 10 cubic foot cone 10 oxidation kilns
  • Outdoor raku and salt kilns
  • Soldner batch clay mixer
  • Bluebird de-airing pugmill
  • Walker pugmill
  • Glaze blunger
  • Glaze spray booth
  • Two Shimpo whisper electric wheels
  • Three Brent CXC electric wheels
  • Two Thomas Stewart electric wheels
  • Two Creative Industries electric wheels
  • Eight Randall electric/kick wheels
  • One Amaco electric wheel
  • Clay mixing room
  • Indoor kiln room
  • Glaze room

Stevens lobby lounge

  • custom designed student critique space and lounge with mid-century modern furniture, fireplace, lighted critique wall and study/meeting table

Stevens Seminar room and Thomas Buechner Memorial Art Library

  • projection system for screening slides and films
  • 800+ art monographs, catalogs and films from the collection of the late Thomas Buechner

Wesley Chapel Art Gallery

Ortlip Art Gallery