Student*s Resource Guide

Office of Environmental Health & Safety
Denelle Bowser, Manager 410.462.7593
Firehouse, 2nd floor
Know the Answers to…
 Who do I contact for questions related to safety, a process,
or chemicals?
 Who is the Studio Technician/ Studio Manger for the
 Where can I create art safely at MICA?
 When can I access the studios when class is not in session to
do homework?
 What are the activities I can perform safely in the studios?
Use of MICA’s Equipment & Tools
 Who should I ask, if I am unsure about how to
use a specific chemical, tool, or piece of
 Faculty
 Teacher’s Intern (TI)
 Studio Technician or Studio Manager
 Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Introduction to MICA’s
Technicians and Studio
MICA’s Studio Technicians & Studio Managers
Know the Answers!
 Just ask them
Fiber Technician:
Mt. Royal
Kendra Hebel
 [email protected]
 410-225-2218
Fiber Technician:
Mt. Royal
Michelle EdwardsLongway
 [email protected]
 410-225-2218
Mt. Royal Station: Fiber Dept.
 Mon 1:00-6pm, Tues 10-12:30, Wed 11-3, 3-6
Thus 4pm-8pm, Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12noon-3
 Felting, cloque vat with lye, wax batik- dye
room, screen printing, sowing and industrial
machines -S206 ,S101, S105, exposing screens
–dark room, computer aided embroidery,
patternmaking, and quilting- B390, S200, S205
• WHO?
Students currently enrolled or within the past
year can ask for permission
 2nd Floor
Interdisciplinary Sculpture
Technician: Mt. Royal Station
Ben Lock
 [email protected]
 410-225-2275
Mt. Royal Station: Metal Shop
Sun. 12 pm-7:30 pm, Mon. 10 am-12:30 am, Tues. 10
am-10 pm, Wed. 9-5 pm & 7 am-12 am, Thurs. 9
am-8:30 pm, Fri. 9 am-9 pm, Sat. 10 am-8 pm
Abrasive blasting, metal grinding & polishing ,
outside torching and heating guns, powered carving
& chipping of stone/cement- train platform,
ceramic shell mold making- (silica) shell room, wax
melting- wax room, metal melting and castingfoundry, paint removal- spray booths, welding &
metal work, soldering metal shop, aerosol spraying
-spray booth, arts acrylic airbrushing- any studio,
power spraying- spray booth, metals, arts plastic
resin casing- resin room, wood work
• WHO?
Students who have taken intro to sculpture or metal
fabrication/casting procedures, and currently
enrolled in those classes
1st Floor Metal Shop
Graduate Rinehart Technician:
Mt. Royal Station
Ben Kelley
 [email protected]
 410-225-2271
Mt. Royal Station:
 Open 24/ 7
 Paint removal, aerosol spraying -
spray booth, torching and heating
guns, power spraying, wood
working, metal working
 Students currently enrolled in the
Rinehart Program
 1st Floor, Graduate Studio
Art Tech Center Technician
Zbigniew Zukowski (Biz)
 [email protected]
 410.462.7597
Art Tech Center
Monday –Thursday 10AM – 8PM
Friday 10AM – 4PM
Saturday 12PM – 6PM
Sunday 12PM – 4PM
 2D Printing, 3D printing,
Laser cutting and engraving,
textile printing, vinyl cutting.
 WHO?
 Anyone in classes or Majors
 1208 W. Mt. Royale Ave.
2nd and 3rd floor
Printmaking Technician:
Kyle Van Horn
 [email protected]
 410-225-2318
Dolphin Building: Printmaking
 7 am- 2am
 1st floor: Etching Studio- (acid
room, Spray Room, grounds hot
plate, resin aquatint box, inks,
solvents) Lithography- (heavy
stones, straight acid, ink, and
 2nd Floor: Silkscreen Studio-
(acrylic inks, water-based
solvents) Letterpress- (Lead
type, inks, solvents)
 WHO?
 Anyone in classes or Majors
Photography Studio Manager:
Main Building
Jonathan Trundle
 [email protected]
 410-225-2400
Main Building:
 Sunday - Thursday 9:00am – 11:00pm
 Black and white film photography, color film
 WHO?
 Students currently enrolled in a Photography class
Friday and Saturday 9:00am – 10:00pm
photography, alternative processes in photography,
black and white film processing area, digital work lab,
digital print lab, print finishing room.
 Main Building Basement (street level entrance)
Ceramics Technician: Fox Building
Sarah Barnes
 [email protected]
 410-225-2251
Fox Building:
Ceramic Department
Open during Fox building hours: 7am-2am M-F and
8am-3am Sat. and Sundays) (24 hours at the end of
the semester) Closed Fridays 3:30-5:30pm for
regular cleaning
Clay dry mixing- clay room, loading, firing,
unloading- kiln room , spray glaze- spray booth,
throwing & hand building -main studio,
atmospheric firing techniques -Buddha area,
casting & slip mixing- casting area, glazing mixing,
dry chemicals- glaze area, chemical
storage/inventory- supply closet
Students currently enrolled in a Ceramics class
(work-study only in the supply closet)
Wood Shop & Model Shop
Technician: Fox Building
Ryan Hoover
 [email protected]
 410-225-4233
Fox Building:
Wood Shop
 Monday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, Wednesday closed,
Thursday 3:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Friday
closed, Saturday 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM,
Sunday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 Woodworking equipment
 The Shops are open to all MICA students
 Lower-level , Fox 012
Be sure to come to the shop with ample time
to set up your work, receive assistance,
complete your work, and clean up.
Fox Building:
Model Shop
Wednesday 12:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Thursday 10:00 AM
- 3:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
During Shop Hours, you must check in with the
Shop Tech on duty before using any tools or
equipment in the shop.
The Shops are open to all MICA students.
Fourth Floor, F405
Be sure to come to the shop with ample time to set up
your work, receive assistance, complete your work,
and clean up.
Studio Center: Satellite Wood Shop
 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Friday 12:00
PM - 5:00 PM, Sunday 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 During Shop Hours, you must check in with the
Shop Tech on duty before using any tools or
equipment in the shop.
 The Shops are open to all MICA students.
 First floor
Be sure to come to the shop with ample time to
set up your work, receive assistance, complete
your work, and clean up.
Jewelry Center Technician
Beth Pohlman
 [email protected]
 410-235-5871
Jewelry Center
 Monitored studio hours are: Monday 4-
6:30, Tuesday & Wednesday 2-6:30,
Thursday 12-6:30, Saturday 1-6, &
Sunday 11-6
 A complete jewelry and silversmithing
 Only students currently enrolled in a
class at the Jewelry Center can use the
 We are an off-campus studio located in
Woodberry next to the Light Rail stop
Sculptural Forms Technician:
15/ 15
Judy Stone
 [email protected]
 410.225.2492
Sculptural Forms
 Mon 4-9pm,Tues 5-9pm, Wed 3-10:30 pm,
Thurs CLOSED, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 12-5, and
 Handheld wood working tools, plaster
mold making , wood drilling shop tools,
wood sanding shop tools
• WHO?
Any student enrolled in a section of
Sculptural Forms
2nd Floor, Room 201
Additional Resources
 Gateway
 Floors 4 & 6 Spray Booths- for community use 24/7
 Studio Center
 Floor 3 Spray Booth- for community use
 Satellite Wood Shop
Building Access and Hours
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