• Art Building West
  • Visual Arts Building
  • Dimensional Practice
  • Media, Social Practice, and Design
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Sagrada Familia interior ceiling.
  • Printmaking
  • Art History

Noteworthy

  • Photo of ISU architecture students at Art Building West lecture

    Architecture students from the College of Design at Iowa State University recently toured the award-winning Art Building West, designed by renowned architect Steven Holl. Holl also designed the new Visual Arts Building, which is under construction and slated to be finished in 2016.

  • Lasansky Exhibiiton gallery photo

    Exhibition attendees enjoy the artwork by Mauricio Lasansky and five of his earliest students. One of the featured artists, Arthur Levine (MFA 1950), traveled to Iowa for the reception. Levine lives and works in New York.

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 2015 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).

There are no Student Exhibitions at this time.