Art and Art History Department

We are home to the Studio Art major and minor, and the Art History minor.
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Hello, and welcome to the Art & Art History Department!

We are one of two departments that make up the School of Art & Design at UW-Stout. The School of Art & Design is proud to be the largest art and design higher education entity in the entire upper Midwest, consisting of more than 1,000 students and 65 faculty who are actively engaged in various forms of creativity and innovation.

With award-winning and nationally-recognized programs and students, our hands-on, polytechnic-infused curriculum fosters an environment for creative problem solving and self-expression. We invite you to connect online with questions or visit us in person so you can tour our fantastic facilities and meet with our wonderful faculty.

Our Programs

B.F.A. Studio Art

Do you want to be a successful studio artist? Apply your knowledge, techniques, and methods while pursuing a concentration in one of six studio art areas.
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Art History Minor

Do you want to broaden and deepen your awareness of historical trends in art and design?
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Studio Art Minor

Do you want to grow creatively and culturally?
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School of Art and Design

All School of Art and Design News

Art, design skills on display at students’ Senior Show

What does the future hold in interior design, graphic design, entertainment design, consumer product design and more?

Stout Game Expo: Students to launch nearly 40 new games

Calling all game enthusiasts. The biannual Stout Game Expo, SGX, featuring the latest in student creations will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Ceramics professor, alumni receive special recognitions

The ceramics concentration of the studio art program at University of Wisconsin-Stout has been in the spotlight this fall.