All fees are applicable to self-directed resident artists. Thematic resident artists and co-production artists fees are waived as part of their tuition costs. All artists are responsible for the cost and provision of film and paper.
Each darkroom houses a Devere 504 enlarger capable of
handling film formats from 35mm to 4 x 5. Enlargers
are equipped with dichroic color heads. Cold light and
condenser heads are also available. Lenses are exclusively
Fees- AS OF APRIL 1, 2006
This is a combined studio/darkroom space. It includes a black and white darkroom for printing up to 20 x 24, office style studio space, and kitchenette.
Color printing from negatives is supported by a Colex (32) Color Print Processor (RA4 chemistry). Two darkrooms are set up for printing up to 30 x 40. One darkroom is set up for printing up to 20 x 24.
Black and White Darkrooms
There are four individual black and white darkrooms for printing up to 20x 24. An adjacent shared print-washing area is equipped with archival print washers.
Special Processes Darkroom
This room is custom designed for large-scale black and white printing. Prints up to 42 x 60 are easily produced. Larger prints, depending on film format and other variables, are also possible. It is equipped with a freestanding Devere (4" x 5") enlarger, with dropping baseboard and wide-angle lenses. Other features include a freestanding Durst 8"x10" enlarger with colour head for large format colour and black & white prints, a roll-paper safe with rotary cutter and large working surface, stainless steel processing sinks with built-in ventilation, large wash sink (46 x 120), and drying racks.
For black and white processing the following chemistry is supplied and included in the darkroom fee: Dektol, D76, Stop Bath, Ilford Universal Fixer, and Hypo-Clearing Agent. Other chemistry can be specially ordered, but costs are the responsibility of the artist.
Additional Studio Spaces
- Two large banks of north facing windows for natural light capability
- Three Bowen electronic strobes (750w) with soft boxes, reflectors, etc.
- Seven Mole-Richardson tungsten lights (max: 750w): four softlites, three spots, 4" x 5" Cambo studio camera with Polaroid back and two lenses (Nikkor-W 150 mm and Schneider G-Claron 210 mm)
- Various tripods, stands, accessories, and copy stand
Print Finishing Area
- Large light box, compressed air, two Seal dry-mount presses (16" x 20" and 30" x 40")
For more information contact:
Sarah Fuller, Photography Facilitator