ARTica Studios

Come make ART at Norris Underground!

Use your free time to explore your artistic side at ARTica Studios!

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Spring 2018 Hours

Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Friday - Sunday: 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Finals Week Hours

Finals Week 6/11/2018 - 6/15/2018

Monday - Thursday: 12:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday: 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.



Underground Level (map)

We also host Mini Courses including Beginning Ceramics and Watercolor Painting. So whether you prefer to spend your time elbow-deep in clay or putting finishing touches on a gift for mom, ARTica Studios has something for you to create!


Banner Making

Product Price
Sheet and Paints $22.00
Individual Sheets $15.00
Paints $10.00
String $1.00

Paper Products

Product Price
Craft Paper $0.50 per foot
Construction Paper $0.25 per sheet
Posterboard $1.25 per sheet
Poster-maker (23"x31") $3.50
Poster-maker (17"x22") $2.00
Cardstock $0.10 per sheet

Sewing Machine

Usage Cost Details
Sewing Machine Usage

NU: $5.00 per day in studio

Outside of studio use: $15 per day*

Deposit Required

Please contact the supervisor or Debra Blade for sewing outside of the studio.
Studio Usage Fee for Non-Studio Projects (Student Org.) $25.00 per day Usage fee includes free use of markers, crayons, tape, glue, pencils, ruler, tarp and clean up supplies
Studio Usage Fee for Non-Studio Projects (University Departments) $15.00 per day Usage fee includes free use of markers, crayons, tape, glue, pencils, ruler, tarp and clean up supplies

Other Services

Service Cost
Custom Button Making (for 1 button) $1.00 each 
Custom Button Making Special Year Round (for 3 buttons)  $2.00
Hot Laminator $2.00 per foot
Cold Laminator $1.00 per foot
Quick and Easy Arts and Crafts (Mug glazing, glass painting, frame decorating, and other seasonal promotions) $5.00 - $20.00
Binding $1.00
Window Paints $15.00
Masking Tape and Scissors for Purchase $2.00 each


Membership NU Student Non-NU Student
Ceramics Quarterly Membership (Includes 25 lbs of clay and unlimited use of studio for 9 non-consecutive weeks, including glazing and firing) $55.00 $105.00
Ceramics 3-Day Special Project Membership (Includes 5 lbs of clay and full use of studio for 3 non-consecutive days, including glazing and firing (Extra clay is $2.50 a pound or $45.00 for 25 pounds) $25.00 $45.00

NOTE: All ARTica memberships include free locker space. In addition, all members receive invitations to Dittmar Gallery reception and events. Membership expires 3 months after purchase date. Members may use the studio during quarter breaks. Some memberships may be extended due to the academic calendar and limited building hours.


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