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 and 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.

Professor Tamara Brantmeier describes the transition from on-campus learning and how she has adapted her course and teaching methods to keep students creating. / UW-Stout

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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B.S. Arts Administration and Entrepreneurship

Through experiential learning the program provides you with a broad foundation across diverse fields in arts and design.
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Learn More About Our Minors

Art History Minor

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

Continue or begin your exploration of the performing arts, while you pursue the career of your dreams.
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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

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Even if Ariel Kuchta could have dreamed up a perfect ending to her college experience, she might not have been able to match how it all turned out.

Inaugural DesignWisconsin event showcases state companies, industrial design

A first-of-its-kind state event, DesignWisconsin, recently highlighted the impact of industrial design and featured about a dozen leading Wisconsin companies.

Great Northern CEO Davis sees students bring cosmetics packaging, design ideas to life

While watching UW-Stout students present packaging and graphic design ideas, CEO John Davis of Great Northern Corp. felt right at home.