Noteworthy

  • Graduate student in Painting and Drawing, Kuldeep Singh, has been accepted to the prestigious Skowhegan Summer 2014 Residency program. 65 artists were chosen from a pool of over 1700 applicants.

  • 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).