Graduate Studios Painting and Drawing Graduate Studios is a designated complex within the Painting and Drawing wing on the 3rd floor south of the LDSOA Main building. We have fifteen 24/7/365 access private studios with permanent walls, fume evacuation vents and locking doors for all graduates. Nine studios (150 Sq. ft.) boast beautiful woodland views via south-facing glass curtain wall, to 6 studios (175sq ft.) with no windows on the interior for those who prefer controlled lighting spaces. The studios are all linked to 400 sq. ft. graduate gallery space and a 1500 sq. ft. critique/project space, adjacent to a kitchenette with the essential refrigerator, coffee makers, toaster and microwave. Graduates also have a shared 300 sq. ft., storage located down the hallway. New to the area in 2016–17 is a 500 sq. ft. is dedicated graduate and faculty community HUB/space open to all grads across departments to foster discussion, collaboration, and society. Lounge furniture, computers and printers, magazines, and books invite casual and creative interaction. Graduate students have access to computer labs with state of the art Macintosh workstations equipped with graphic, word processing, software, and small and large format color printers. Students also have additional access to digital cameras, a video camera, video projectors, sound equipment, and other A/V equipment. Painting and Drawing Project Space Within the graduate Painting and Drawing space is our Project Space. This room is multi-functional and is used for staging, installing, exhibiting and critiquing work. This space can be reserved by faculty, graduates and undergraduate majors for as little as one day and up to two weeks. Seminar space A 400 sq. ft. flexible seminar space outfitted with a large conference table and seating for 18+, mobile computer cart and built-in digital projector for digital presentations, web access, etc. Undergraduate Painting and Drawing Studios Studio Classrooms / Main Art building Out of five undergraduate studios, we have four spacious, fully equipped approx. 1,000 square foot, flexible purpose studio/classrooms with high ceilings and dramatic floor to ceiling south wall windows providing northern exposure for classes in painting and drawing. Our Figure Painting studio has no windows but is designed with several lighting options to provide for a variety of conditions, including a flexible boom light and mobile model stage with its own lighting apparatus. All studios have multiple sinks, fire cabinets. Drawing horses, tables and larger A-frame easels are available in the Drawing studios. Broad Street 3 Studio Our senior-level painting and drawing undergraduate majors have 24-hour access to private studios during the fall and spring semesters of enrollment at our North campus location in downtown Athens. The space is divided into 15 private 115 sq. ft. studios, with shared sinks, fireproof cabinets, hazardous waste and recycling disposal receptacles, easels, refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemakers. Broad Street 3 also has a 1000 sq. ft. open classroom space for critique, discussion and demonstrations, and an additional 4oo sq. ft. workspace for larger projects, and video presentations. Stretcher/Hybrid Woodshop All painting and drawing students also have access to a fully outfitted wood shop in the main Dodd building with additional access to a more robust woodshop/construction located in the sculpture studios on north campus. Critique Space: 300 sq. ft. 300 sq. ft. critique space off our main corridor used by all levels of the Painting and Drawing area for display and discussion of program coursework and special projects. Storage, Storage Racks and Spray Booth In addition to ½ size private lockers on the main corridor, a centralized 650 sq. ft. area rack room provides undergraduates storage for images both large and small. A large mobile 40” x 50” steel drying rack for paper media projects is available. Within the rack room is housed a large spray booth for using air-born toxins. Additional fireproof cabinets, hazardous waste, and recycling disposal receptacles are also housed in this space.