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Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History

The dynamic environment created within the department is fertile ground for those serious about art-making, graphic design, research, critical discourse, and teaching. Our faculty are dedicated to excellence and provides an open, respectful center for diversity and creative expression. The department mentors students in innovation, critical thinking, craft, exploration, and create exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department of Art & Art History is an excellent place for students interested in creating a life in the arts.

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Four Undergraduate and Two Graduate Degrees

Emeritus Professor Angelo Caravaglia on Fox13

Local news station Fox13 did a story about Emeritus Professor Angelo Caravaglia (1925-2008). The article...

Sculpture Intermedia Faculty Moses Williams exhibits work in Germany

Moses Williams, Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Sculpture Intermedia, traveled to Munich, Germany this summer for...

Art Teaching Faculty Josh Graham wins Emerging Scholar Award

Art Teaching Assistant Professor Josh Graham won an Emerging Scholar Award at the 18th International...

BFA Student Pablo Cruz-Ayala Awarded Art Residency and Exhibition this Summer

Painting & Drawing BFA student Pablo Cruz-Ayala was awarded an artist residency at the Leonardo...

Beth Krensky & Wendy Wischer at Kimball Art Center

Art Teaching Professor Beth Krensky and Sculpture Intermedia Associate Professor Wendy Wischer show recent work...

Painting & Drawing Faculty Kim Martinez & Xi Zhang in Modern West Group Show

Department Chair and Painting & Drawing Professor V. Kim Martinez and Painting & Drawing Assistant...

MFA Alumna Kristina Hines Artwork on view in Provost’s Office

From graduating with a degree in biology from Princeton University to receiving a Master of...

New Online Version of Art History Minor Launches this Fall

We're pleased to announce the launch of the new online version of the Art History...

Construction in the Art & Art History Building

*Pardon the Dust* We’re busy making two new classrooms and improving student areas! Please be...

Painting & Drawing Professor John Erickson at Phillips Gallery

Painting & Drawing Professor John Erickson opens a new exhibition at Phillips Gallery on June...

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