• Students discussing Art History work
  • Sketch of the birthplace of Herbert Hoover, by Grant Wood
  • Art class outside of Art Building West
  • Relief Sculpture
  • Relief art slabs
  • New Visual Art Building


  • Professor Christopher Damon Roy, 1947-2019

    Tribute to Professor Christopher Damon Roy (1947-2019)

    Professor Christopher Damon Roy passed away early on the morning of Sunday, February 10 in Iowa City, surrounded by his immediate family. Chris was born September 30, 1947, in Ogdensburg, New York, to Margaret Adam Snow and George Robert Roy. He and his wife, Nora Leonard Roy, were married at the Hôtel de Ville, Ouagadougou, Upper Volta, on September 26, 1970.

ranked Printmaking program*
ranked Painting & Drawing program*
ranked Master of Fine Arts program*
Undergraduate Students
are pursuing a double major
Graduate Students

566 undergraduates are pursuing a BA degree. 96 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).

*Among similar programs at public institutions of higher learning. U.S. News & World Report's America’s Best Graduate Schools 2015 guidebook.