Fine Art, Science, Technology, Engineering, Educational Resource Lab

The lab is a multifaceted interdisciplinary fabrication space, geared towards the exploration of arts, science, engineering and technology. Run within the department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University, this space offers the ability for students and faculty to work with a variety of materials in a variety of processes. Housed in room 125 and 126 of The CCA II Art building, the lab is open to all students and faculty who have have completed a safety and operational workshop. The lab provides limited materials and consumables to students who are enrolled in art and theater classes. The shop is open Daily with hours rotating on a Semester to Semester basis. A weekly schedule and events calendar can be found on the calendar page

The facility is overseen by  instructors are available to advise users on method, material and technique for individual projects. However, it is necessary to sign up a training workshop before using the equipment. Student monitors work in lab to allow people who have been trained on equipment to use the space after hours.

For more information about the facilities please email the FASTEnER Lab Manager.

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