Workshops & Reservations

Wood Shop

The Wood Shop is open by appointment for authorized students who have successfully passed the Wood Shop Qualification, which are run the first weeks of each semester. The Wood Shop allows for four students to work safely simultaneously. Appointments can be made with Witts to discuss projects and receive tutorials with specific equipment or tools. The Wood Shop is open daily from 8am to 12pm.

Technician: Witts
email: witts.huntermfa@gmail.com
Make Wood Shop Reservation


Metal Shop

The Metal Shop is open by appointment for authorized students who have successfully passed the Metal Shop Qualification, in which a student must first pass the Wood Shop Qualification in order to be eligible for the Metal Shop Qualification. The Metal Shop is only designed for one student per hour to safely work in the space. Appointments can be made with Witts to discuss projects and receive tutorials with specific equipment or tools. The Metal Shop is open daily from 8am to 12pm.

Technician: Witts
email: witts.huntermfa@gmail.com
Make Metal Shop Reservation


Clay & Casting Area

The Clay & Casting Area is for use by authorized students only.

Technician: Peter Hoffmeister
email: peter.hoffmeister.hunter@gmail.com


Spray Booth

The Spray Booth is open by appointment for authorized students only.

Technician: Peter Hoffmeister
email: peter.hoffmeister.hunter@gmail.com
Spray Booth appointments here.


Digital Fabrication Room

The Digital Fabrication Room is open by appointment for authorized students only.

Technician: Peter Hoffmeister
email: peter.hoffmeister.hunter@gmail.com
Digital Fabrication Room appointments here.


Kiln Room

The Kiln Room is open by appointment for authorized students only.

Technician: Peter Hoffmeister
email: peter.hoffmeister.hunter@gmail.com
Make Kiln Room Reservation here.


Darkroom

The darkroom is open by appointment for authorized students only.

Darkroom Policies/Infosheet
Make a Darkroom Reservation

You must read, sign, and submit the New Policy Agreement before using the 3rd floor digital and photography facilities.

Technician: Freddie Greis
email: huntermfaprintlab@gmail.com


Book Binding & Print Finishing Area

The bookbinding/print finishing area in room 301A open to authorized students only.

Room 301A: Print Finishing Area and Digital Printing Infosheet

You must read, sign, and submit the New Policy Agreement before using the 3rd floor digital and photography facilities.

Technician: Freddie Greis
email: huntermfaprintlab@gmail.com

Photo Equipment Catalog 2022


Digital Printing

Digital Printing is available to authorized students by appointment only. Contact the technician to make an appointment. Appointments should be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Room 301A: Print Finishing Area and Digital Printing Infosheet

You must read, sign, and submit the New Policy Agreement before using the 3rd floor digital and photography facilities.

Technician: Freddie Greis
email: huntermfaprintlab@gmail.com

Photo Equipment Catalog 202


Black Box Room

Located on the 3rd Floor near the AV Cage, the Black Box is for all students who require a controlled environment to produce video, photography, and performance projects, in addition to students who need space to document artwork. Based on student and faculty input, the MFA Program has purchased new equipment for the Black Box including lighting kits, a seamless backdrop system, and grip equipment among other things. We will be expanding the inventory in response to user feedback.

Equipment

  • 1 - GVM LED light kit (3 light kit)
  • 1 Profoto D2 Air TTL Kit (2 500 WS monolights)
  • 2 pocket wizards (with batteries)
  • Air Remote TTL
  • Seamless Backdrops - 4 colors, (2 rolls each of the following: #01 Super White, #20 Black, #56 Fashion Gray, #46 Tech Green)
  • 3 C-stands with arms
  • 5 Sandbags (2 - 25lb and 3 -15 lb)
  • 2 V-Flats (large)
  • 2 Tripods
  • 2 Beauty Dishes
  • Accessories and modifiers for Profoto light kit

Full Inventory List and Black Box Rules and Procedures

Access:

  • Technician: Genesis Salinas
  • Please email Tim Laun (tlaun@hunter.cuny.edu) or Genesis Salinas (genesis.salinas99@myhunter.cuny.edu) 24 hours in advance to schedule time in the Black Box.
  • At the time of your appointment please go to the main office to pick up the key.

AV Checkout

AV checkout is by appointment only, and inquiries will be responded to during available hours. No drop-in visits.

Hours:
Tuesdays 10:30-6:30
Wednesdays 10:30-6:30

You must read, sign, and submit the New Policy Agreement before using the 3rd floor digital and photography facilities including AV checkout.

Technician: Luca Lee
Email: hunteravcage@gmail.com

Equipment Room Catalog



Audio and Video Editing Lab

Audio and Video Editing Labs available by appointment for authorized students only. No drop in visits.

You must read, sign, and submit the New Policy Agreement before using the 3rd floor digital and photography facilities.

Technician: Luca Lee
email: hunteravcage@gmail.com
Make Video Editing Lab Reservation
Make Audio Editing Lab Reservation


Printmaking and Riso Lab

Printmaking and Riso Labs available by appointment for authorized students only. No drop in visits.

Technician: Alva Mooses
For use of the main printshop at 205 Hudson, please email: 401prints@gmail.com


Seminar Rooms and other Critique Spaces

There are four seminar rooms (210, 310, 312, 410), the 2nd Floor Gallery (203), and the Flex Space (202) available to display artwork. When they are not in use for a class, you may use these spaces for documentation, individual critiques, or as a project space. Please refer to the classroom schedule and avoid using these spaces when classes are scheduled.

You MUST be out of the room on time and leave the space in as good condition as you found it - no exceptions!

Contact Tim Laun: tlaun@hunter.cuny.edu


Open Office Hours with Carrie Moyer and Lisa Corinne Davis, MFA Program Directors

MFA Program Directors Carrie Moyer and Lisa Corinne Davis hold open office hours in room 223. Fall 2023 availability TBA.