We celebrate being a dynamic art school within the context of a major university.

We offer unique and exciting opportunities for students who are passionate about art in all of its diverse possibilities. We teach the next generation of artists– those who are adventurous, complex, precocious, innovative, noisy, reflective, curious, socially conscious, and dedicated to a life in the visual arts.

#33

Best M.F.A. Programs

– U.S. News & World Report

30+

Guest artists each year

Via our Visiting Artist Lecture Series 

#23

Best Schools For Art Majors by Salary Potential

– 2017-2018 Payscale College Salary Report

Our faculty offers rigorous and multi-faceted learning experiences that prepare student-artists for professional and entrepreneurial careers.

We offer state-of-the-art facilities and studios, from the handmade to the digital. Our professionally active faculty fosters internships as well as international and national opportunities and brings the creative industries to the studio. Through guided mentorship, our student-artists craft their own course of study.

And we’ve got snow!


Mission

As a dynamic art school within the context of a major research university, we enable unique intersections of diverse interests within creative communities.

Vision

Through social and studio practices, research, and teaching, we promote mastery, interdisciplinarity, student autonomy, and critical global citizenship.