2016 Master of Design installations at Henry Art Gallery

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Fast Facts

The School of Art + Art History + Design engages and educates students in the essential and cutting edge issues of visual history and literacy, the creative process and visual communication, and innovative and socially responsible design. We work closely with leaders in the arts and business communities to ensure that our students understand the role that this education will play in their future success as professionals and global citizens. 

Students (Autumn 2018)

575 Undergraduate Majors
18 Master of Fine Arts Students
17 Master of Design Students
15 Master of Arts Students (Art History)
8 Doctor of Philosophy Students (Art History)

 Degrees Awarded (July 2017 - June 2018)

200 Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees
60 Bachelor of Design degrees
9 Master of Fine Arts degrees
4 Master of Design degrees
3 Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy degrees


3 Buildings with extensive studio, classroom, and seminar space
1 Art Library
4 Galleries dedicated to showing student work
2 State-of-the-art computer labs
1 Museum-quality printing/plotting center
1 Digital equipment checkout service
2 Woodshops
1 Foundry
1 Glass studio
1 Coffee shop + gallery

Faculty (Autumn 2018)

12 Professors
12 Associate Professors
7 Assistant Professors
4 Lecturers
30 Emeritus Faculty
28 Affiliate/Adjunct Faculty 

Recent Student Scholarships + Awards 

  • Boyer and Elizabeth Gonzales Scholarship
  • Doris Totten Chase Endowed Scholarship
  • Crabby Beach Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Art
  • Jane and David Davis Endowed Fellowship in Art
  • Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Endowed Scholarship
  • Lloyd W. Nordstrom Art Scholarship
  • Hinckley-Martin Endowment
  • Ben and Grace de Cillia Endowment
  • Lambda Rho Endowment in Art
  • College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Medal
  • Fulbright Grants
  • Mary Gates Research and Leadership Grants
  • Bonderman Travel Grants
  • Rometti Award: International Ceramic Design Competition

Faculty Endowments

  • Allan and Mary Kollar Endowed Professor/Fellow in American Art
  • Dale Chihuly Endowed Chair in Glass
  • Hermine Pruzan Endowed Faculty Fellow
  • Jack and Grace Pruzan Endowed Faculty Fellow
  • Wyckoff Milliman Endowed Chair in Art
  • Donald E. Petersen Professor in the Arts
  • Donald E. Petersen Endowed Faculty Fellow
  • Floyd and Delores Jones Endowed Professor in the Arts
  • Mary and Cheney Cowles Endowed Professor
  • Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed University Professor