Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) converge in this educational space at the River Arts Makers Place (RAMP), engaging the next generation of makers, engineers, artists and entrepreneurs, who work side-by-side with faculty and staff experts experienced in all facets of the creative process.
Located less than a mile from campus, RAMP is a 100,000-square-foot building that houses other creative neighbors, including Cheap Joe’s Art and Astral Designs. Multiple working artist and design studios are also onsite.
UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio brings together innovation, design and fabrication with equipment for 3D modeling and printing, as well as water jet, laser and plasma cutters. It features multiple forms of metal fabrication equipment alongside a state-of-the-art woodworking facility and spaces designed specifically to support cross-disciplinary learning through collaborations.
Developed by UNC Asheville, the state’s designated public liberal arts university and a national leader in making an impact, STEAM Studio connects campus into the creative community of Asheville.