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


  • New visual arts building image from webcam

    New visual arts building "topped out"

    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.

  • 2015 State Fair Booth

    3D Design program creates UI’s state fair booth

    Students from the award-winning 3D Design program designed and constructed this year's UI state fair booth, which is located in the Varied Industries Building. The design is based on the shape of a DNA molecule. This year's State Fair runs from August 13-23.

School of Art & Art History Quick Facts

3The Printmaking specialty is ranked 3rd among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning.* 5The Painting & Drawing specialty is ranked 5th among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning.* 8The Master of Fine Arts Program ranks 8th 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).

There are no Student Exhibitions at this time.