Noteworthy

  • Artsfest 2014 logo

    We are proud to present "ArtsFest 2014" on Friday, May 2, from 4–7pm at the Studio Arts building,1375 Highway 1 West in Iowa City. ArtsFest includes activities, demonstrations, and student exhbitions. This event is family-friendly and open to all members of the community.

  • Detail of "Untitled" by Eric Sall, Grant Wood Fellow in Painting

    The annual Grant Wood Symposium will be held at Art Building West on Friday and Saturday, April 25-26. The public is welcome to attend.
    Image: detail of Broken Blues, 60" x 48," oil on canvas, 2014. Painted by Eric Sall, 2013-14 Grant Wood Fellow in Painting.

School of Art & Art History Quick Facts

3The Printmaking specialty is ranked 3rd among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning.* 6The Painting & Drawing specialty is ranked 6th among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning.* 9The Master of Fine Arts Program ranks 9th among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning*

* U.S. News & World Report's America’s Best Graduate Schools 2012 guidebook.

In the SAAH, there are 635 undergraduate majors and 105 graduate students.
473 are pursuing a BA degree. 132 were selected to pursue a BFA degree.
241 are enrolled in the University Honors Program. 290 of our students have double majors.
54% or more of the graduating class was comprised of BFAs (Fall '12 and Spring '13).