Department of Art

Axon Lab/studio

Axon Lab/Studio ribbon cutting ceremonyLocated on The University of Toledo Art Museum Campus, the Department of Art's Axon Lab/Studio is a hub where technology, creativity and interdisciplinary practices converge and move learning forward. Its spaces combine new and old technologies including a foundry, woodshop, laser etchers and ceramics studio. Read more...




Axon is a small-scale fabrication hub that brings together the tools and technology of 2D and 3D art creation in one building. Spaces are also outfitted with outstanding ventilation and sound proofing to ensure a safe and productive studio environment.

Student using a table saw with instructor supervisingLEARNING

From hand tools to digitally controlled devices, thorough training in tool usage and implementation is critical to maximizing the effectiveness of their use.


Smartly organized placement of related tools and technologies improves project processes and productivity. Our 3D printers are centrally located and accessible for student project development.


Axon Lab/Studio facilities are stocked with state-of-the-art creativity equipment/tools in quantities necessary to ensure the success of any creative student project. 3D scanner and printers Virtual reality tools/dedicated space Laser etchers Digitally controlled vinyl cutters Digitally controlled embroidery machines Hand tools and other equipment


Open for use to students enrolled in UToledo art classes.

Last Updated: 12/2/22