Facilities/Textiles

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The Textile Art Studio occupies a large space in Room 176 at the Center for the Visual Arts.  Spacious and well equipped, it facilitates the exploration of various aspects of textile art/design and production within an energizing environment.  


  • COMPUTER LOOM LAB - 
two TC-1 Digital Jacquard Looms 58" wide (30 epi) 
and 15" wide (30 epi) 
plus two ARM Digital Dobby Looms, 24 harnesses, 20" wide.
  • The computer lab in the School of Art and the two design stations in the Computer Loom Lab provide access to specialized weave software: Pointcarré©, Weavemaker©, and ProWeave©.

  • HAND LOOM ROOM
 - over 30 hand looms with 4, 8, 12 or 16 harnesses  (Macomber, Norwich, LeClerc, etc.)
  • DYE LAB - 
long stainless steel counters and sinks, cooktops, washer and dryer,
fabric steamer, screen exposure area

  • WORK ROOM/CRITIQUE SPACES
 - numerous tables and padded tables
for screen printing on fabric, 6 drum carders

  • GRAD STUDIOS - community spaces for up to nine students