The Studio Art Department provides curricular opportunities for the development of technical skills, aesthetic judgment, and historical understanding. Participation in studio classes stimulates critical thinking and refines creative potential in the visual arts. Students who major in art may elect a studio concentration. Majors are expected to enrich their concentration through selected courses offered by other departments.



​See what Make/Shift, an open studio​ for the college and town community, has been up to this semester with the launch of Volume 1; Issue 1 of their zine.

Associate Professor Lee Emma Running joins a writer, a musician, a filmmaker, and another visual artists as a 2017 Iowa Arts Council Fellow.