Works on Paper

Drawing Studio

Our large, open, drawing studio offers large drawing tables and room to explore many different mediums.


The painting program at Sonoma State University is committed to teaching all learners technique, form and content in a safe and healthy environment.


Photography students will learn to work with a variety of analog cameras, including 35mm, medium and large format, as well as become proficient with printing in the darkroom. All photographers, whether analog or digital, acquire an understanding of studio lighting.

Media Arts

Media Arts Studio

Media Arts exposes students to the various software applications used in media art production. Students will gain experience with the creation of still and moving images, sound recording, online presentations and digital printing.


 Our large, light-filled printmaking facilities give printmakers ample space to work, and backs up to views of the Copeland Creek that runs through campus.



The Ceramics studio offers students a spacious light-filled room with ample storage, a separate glaze materials lab, mold-making area, clay mixing area, and several gas and electric kilns.  


 In our expansive metal shop we have a full range of welding, cutting, rolling, sand blasting, and bending equipment.


Our foundry has two furnaces, one to melt bronze and the other to melt aluminum. 


Woodstock facilities

Sonoma State has a fully equipped, safe and well organized woodshop for student use. Our Art Technicians are available for support Monday-Friday, 8-5pm.

University Art Gallery

The University Art Gallery presents exhibitions and public programs on modern and contemporary artists of regional, national, and international significance. Visitors to the Art Gallery can view stimulating and challenging works of art from important private and public collections as well as new work directly from artist's studios.

Rage Gallery

Students working at the rage galley.

This small student gallery is often used to critique work, and for students to construct installations.