The Crafts Center contains the Ceramics Studios. The clay studio is fully equipped for handbuilding as well as throwing on the wheel. There are gas and electric kilns as well as a large outdoor facility for primitive firings. The Fine Art Studio facilities feature numerous drawing and painting studios including our newly completed graduate painting studios.
The Sculpture Building, which houses the Art Office as well as our sculpture studio (undergraduate and graduate), has a fully-equipped welding shop, woodshop, machine shop and foundation studio.
The Printmaking Workshop and Paper Mill,, a 3500 sq. ft. space on two levels, has areas for intaglio, monotype, screen printing, lithography and papermaking. The workshop includes darkroom, vacuum exposing room, acid room, a screen washout area and graduate assistant printmaking studio.
The Photography Studios and darkrooms afford both undergraduate and graduate students an exciting atmosphere in which to create master prints and professional imagery. There is a new state of the art black and white wet darkroom, two computer digital darkrooms, a large shooting studio fully equipped with strobes, soft boxes and other lighting equipment (both 4" x 5" & 8" x 10" cameras;) available from the department for student use. In the advanced digital darkroom there are three large format archival inkjet printers, one 16" wide, one 24" wide and the other 60" wide. All three large format printers take roll paper 100' long.
The School of Visual and Performing Arts Labs, located in the Humanities Building, provides the Long Island University/C.W. Post Community, with a powerful Digital Arts and Design facility. The complex provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to create professional level computer-generated art. Our facility features networked Macintosh computers, including new Mac Pro workstations, which have the capability of creating animation and video production. In our Mac labs, students explore and develop their own creative concepts and styles using the latest versions of Apple Final Cut Studio, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash), Autodesk Maya, and QuarkXPress.