Department of Art & Art History

Studios

The Chico State Arts and Humanities Building wins a Merit Award!

An artist placing artwork into a ceramics kiln

Ceramics Studio

Arts and Humanities Building, Rooms 115 and 116

Access available only to students currently enrolled in coursework taking place in the studio space. Afterhours access for students with permission of instructor.

Opened in Fall 2016, the ceramics facility at CSU Chico has been designed with the needs of our students in mind.

People working inside the printmaking studio

Printmaking Studio

Ayres Hall, Rooms 122 and 129

Access available only to students currently enrolled in coursework taking place in the studio space. Afterhours access for students with permission of instructor.

The printmaking area is comprised of two large studios that house intaglio, relief, lithography, and screen printing.

A girl working inside the woodshop

Woodshop, Metal Shop, and Foundry

Ayres Hall, Room 126

Student access only. Afterhours access for students with permission of instructor.

The sculpture studio supports materials and processes including woodworking, metal fabrication, foundry, plaster, clay, wax, mold making, sewing, installation, and more.

A girl working with molten glass

Glass Studio

Arts and Humanities, Room 114

Access available only to students currently enrolled in coursework taking place in the studio space. Afterhours access for students with permission of instructor.

prints hanging the photo lab

Photography

Ayres Hall, Rooms 103, 108 and 112

Access available only to students currently enrolled in coursework taking place in the studio space. Afterhours access for students with permission of instructor.

Student working on digital media project.

Digital Media Studio

The Digital Media area offers students a wide variety of art-making experiences in a contemporary digital studio which includes Cintiq monitors, fine art printers, vinyl cutters and more!

Access available only to students currently enrolled in coursework taking place in the studio space.

Student paintings stored in the studio.

Painting Studio (Page Coming Soon!)

Ayres Hall, Rooms 207, 209, & 215

Access available only to students currently enrolled in coursework taking place in the studio space. Afterhours access for students with permission of instructor.

The Painting Studio is dedicated to the idea that the creative process involves both an artistic consciousness of the contemporary international world and its layers of cultural significance and the making of reactionary work which, in its interpretation, comments upon that world.