Working S afely with Art Materials

| Art Gallery | Visiting Artists | Alumni | Student Art |

    The Visual Arts building is located along South Main
    Street, one block south of College
    Avenue, Goshen,
    South Main Street is also State Route 15.

    ceramics hazards
    by Marvin Bartel, Goshen College
    including a page on radioactive plates

to the
Art Studio
Safety Information

There are many ways to ruin our health in today's world.  Art should not be one of them.

" Exposing Ourselves to Art "
An article by Scott Fields published in Focus, Volume 105, No. 3, March 1997 .  Explains how artists often expose themselves to toxins and acquire serious health problems without knowing how it is happening.

Oregon Health and Science University has links to nearly every art field ncluding Artist Studio Hazards and Art Hazards and Safety Issues

For a source of material safety data sheet searches on line

Goshen College's Chemical Safety Information pages.

Safety Practices in Ceramics
Steven Goldate's list of things to remember to avoid accidents and injury

Gamblin Artists Colors Studio Safety

Maintaining A Healthy, Safe Studio
Precautions regarding all art materials and work habits from Danialsmith

Keith Howard's non-toxic printmaking

Art Studio Safety
from Kresge Studios, Northwestern

Health & Safety in the Arts
A Searchable Database of
Health & Safety Information for Artists from
Tucson AZ

Safey for Glass Studios

Safe Children's Art
Safety Guidelines for Kids' Art Materials page from the National PTA

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Updated February, 2004

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