The renovation will include new lighting for art studios and galleries, an updated electrical system needed to power advanced equipment and a new heating and cooling system capable of safely handling the dust and fumes created by various fine arts media. When renovations are completed, Andrews will offer aspiring artists facilities matching the best in the nation.
Renovation includes correction of structural issues, replacement and upgrade of building systems including HVAC, electrical, plumbing and mechanical, renovation of the art history teaching spaces, and studio classrooms, replacement of built-in equipment, reconfiguration and expansion of office and public spaces.
- Cost: $5.4-million
- Fund Source: GOB/VCBA
- Renovation GSF: 26,873
- Start Date: May 2010
- Finish Date: August 2011
- Design Team: McKinney & Company
- Contractor: Barton Malow
- Progress: Construction is complete. Faculty and staff returned to the facility in early August and academic operations resumed for the fall semester, 2011.