Construction continues on the new visual arts building, which recently celebrated its 'topping out,' a builders' rite traditionally held when the last beam is placed atop a structure. Completion is scheduled for May 2016. Photo from live webcam on July 28, 2015.
Students from the award-winning 3D Design program will create this year's UI state fair booth. The design includes a nod to both sports and medicine in creative and interactive ways. 2015 MFA graduate Chuck Romans is shown in the photo above.
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 95 graduate students and 652 undergraduate majors.
566 undergraduates are pursuing a BA degree. 86 were selected to pursue a BFA degree.
171 are enrolled in the University Honors Program. 291 of our students are pursuing a double major.
50% or more of last year's graduating classes were comprised of BFAs (Spring '14 and Fall '14).