The UIS Visual Arts program offers a variety of resources for students to use at the University of Illinois Springfield.
The Digital Media Lab is located in the Visual and Performing Arts Building in Room 54; students are able to work with digital media programs such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash and Dreamweaver, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, and more in a Macintosh lab with the ability to boot in Windows 7. The computers are additionally outfitted with scanners.
A Printing Lab is located in the Visual and Performing Arts Building in Room 3; it is available for students enrolled in Visual Arts Courses and Majors during student worker hours, which are posted outside the door. This lab contains two wide format printers, two inkjet printers, a laser cutter, a 3D printer, and a vinyl cutter.
Students are also able to access two Photography Studios, Room 38 for smaller objects and Room 48 for larger objects and people. These rooms are available for students enrolled in Visual Arts Courses and Majors during student worker hours, which are posted outside the door
Within the Human Resources building, Visual Arts maintains a Photography Classroom in Room 1, with Macintosh computers, a photography lighting studio, and equipment, and a Photography Darkroom in Room 3, for film processing. These facilities are available for students enrolled in Visual Arts Photography courses during the scheduled lab hours. Additionally, there are film and digital SLR cameras available to check out through the digital media professor.
Ceramics … information coming soon!
Printmaking … information coming soon!
Drawing … information coming soon!
Painting … information coming soon!
Sculpture … information coming soon!
UIS Visual Arts offers a number of scholarships, studio spaces and work-study opportunities for students.