University of Arizona

School of Art

Ranked among the top art schools in the nation

The School of Art offers its students a dynamic arrangement of in-depth programs of study, including Art and Visual Culture Education, Art History, and Studio Art. No matter what discipline you choose, you will find the faculty supportive, the curriculum provocative, and a community among your classmates that is both challenging and inspiring.

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UA Visual Communications Professors and Student honored with UCDA Award

Ground|Water: The Art, Design and Science of a Dry River designed by UA School of Art Visual Communication Professors, Ellen McMahon, Kelly Leslie, and then MFA candidate, Jonathan Black, was named "Best in Show." Ground|Water also received the "Gold Award" in the Book Category and one of three "Judge's Awards." It is in the permanent collection of the UCDA.

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School of Art Professor, Dr. Widdifield co-awarded prestigious ACLS Fellowship

Professor of Art History, Dr. Stacie G. Widdifield and Dr. Jeffrey M. Banister (Assistant Research Social Scientist and Assistant Editor at the Southwest Center; Assistant Professor in the School of Geography and Development, SBS) were awarded a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship for their project on The Visual Culture of Water in Early 20th Century Mexico. Congratulations Dr. Widdifield!

Read More Honoring the UAMA’s Collection, Legacy of Arts Donors

"An Unfolding Legacy" is a series of events that will highlight the history of the UA Museum of Art by showcasing the museum's holdings and celebrating the many donors that have helped build the collection. For many of the works that will be shown, it will be the first time in decades that they have left the museum's vaults.

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