Facilities & Strengths

  • Gallery programs supported by grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts
  • Newly renovated art studios
  • On-campus galleries Bowman, Megahan, and Penelec—where works by students, faculty, alumni, and numerous artists of national renown are exhibited—are among the region’s finest
  • Allegheny’s collections of paintings, prints, drawings, photographs; Hulmer estate collection of paintings and Russian icons; General David M. Shoup collection of Oriental pottery
  • Drawing/painting: spacious, well-lit studio area with no partitions, encouraging movement and interaction
  • Ceramics: slab roller, extruder, and gas-fired, electric, and raku kilns
  • Computer graphics laboratory: Macintosh computers, digitizing equipment, color printers, and a wide range of painting and animation software
  • Photography: two darkrooms fully equipped for printing black and white, color, and digital photography
  • Printmaking: equipped for offering etching, lithography, and relief processes
  • Sculpture: complete woodshop; oxy-acetylene, arc and MIG welding; stone carving; general casting; clay modeling; plaster; mixed media; installation