Academic Classrooms & Studio Spaces
Schneider Hall has more than 20,000 square feet dedicated to studio and classroom space for
- Foundation art classes,
- 2D studio areas of Drawing, Painting, Photography, and Printmaking,
- 3D studio area for Fibers (See HPES and Cressman for ceramics, sculpture and glass facilities),
- Communication Art & Design (graphic design),
- Interior Design,
- Art Education.
In addition to classroom and studio space, Schneider Hall also houses large gallery and exhibition storage and preparation spaces, the Bridwell Art Library, a student lounge, studio faculty offices, and the Department's main office.
The Department's Morris B. Belknap, Jr., Dario A. Covi, and Gallery X sponsor significant exhibitions during the academic year.
The Art History faculty offices for the Department of Fine Arts are housed in Lutz Hall along with a seminar classroom. The Visual Resources Center, with a continuously expanding collection of digital images covering art, architecture, cultural studies, and other related materials from prehistory through today, and the Print Room, a substantial collection of original prints and drawings accessible to graduate students for study and research are located on the lower level of Lutz Hall.
Art History Office: 502.852.5914
Visual Resources Center and Print Collection: 502.852.5917
The ceramics and sculpture facilities are housed in the Studio Arts/HPES Building.
The glass program and expanded sculpture facilities are located at the Cressman Center for Visual Arts in downtown Louisville. The galleries at Cressman also sponsors significant exhibitions during the year. Address: 100 East Main Street; Phone: 502.852.0288. Visit the Cressman Center website.