Teaching Facilities

No matter your interest, we have the spaces, software, and tools needed to help you succeed.

Northwestern has the facilities for you to explore a broad range of creative media. Whether your passion is drawing, painting, graphic design, or sculpting, we’ve got you covered. Check out the links below to take a virtual tour of our art and design classrooms.

Design Lab Adobe Creative Suite, Industry design software, film and print scanner, tabloid laser printer.

Painting Studio Oil and water based equipped, easels, natural light, sinks, canvas stretching.

Ceramics Two electric kilns, microwave kiln, glazing spray booth, glaze area, plaster room, mold making, electric wheels, slab roller, pug mill.

Drawing Drawing easels, drawing horses, critique walls.

Illustration & Animation

Maya, Unreal Game Engine, Scoptrist, Pixar Rende Man, Down Shooting Camera, Adobe Creative Suite, Quadra K 4000 Towers, Cintiq Tablets, Google Cloud Rendering Farm, Over 200 Animation and Movie Titles.

Negative Space

Clean room, critique room, vinyl cutter, sewing machine, paint spray booth, photo mount vacuum table.


Full wood shop, digital router, plaster room, communal work space, 3D printers.

Student Gallery

Student driven exhibitions.


Film development darkroom, digital lab, photo studio, strobes and seamless, film scanner.


Screen printing presses, exposure unit, two etching presses, drying racks, paper tearing table, large sinks, spray out booth, ferric chloride etching tanks.