Materials and Techniques StudioLab

PTDW Materials & Techniques StudioLab:

StudioLab is the center for material study and exploration within SAIC’s Painting and Drawing department. This state of the art facility provides students with the opportunity to safely navigate the breadth of material possibility under the tutelage of expert faculty members. The Materials & Techniques course curriculum bridges historical painting techniques with contemporary practices, empowering students to embrace materiality as a vehicle for meaning and intentionality within their practice.

StudioLab is accessible to all students who enroll in a Materials and Techniques course. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to use the facility for the duration of their time at SAIC. StudioLab offers open hours Monday through Friday in the afternoon and evening, where students can work independently with assistance from knowledgeable staff members.