Scholarship and research is important in the ASU Herberger Institute School of Art. We offer bachelor of arts degrees in art history, art studies or museum studies and bachelor of fine arts degress in art education and nine studio concentrations which are comprehensive undergraduate degrees designed to train students to engage with visuality in multiple ways. They offer a diverse curriculum intended to foster critical understanding of the aesthetics, production, patronage, and consumption of art. Here you will find work highlighting the strength and diversity of our talented undergraduate students.
The School of Art offers a master of arts degree in art history or art education which are comprehensive degrees, master of fine arts degrees in ten studio concentrations, or a PhD in Design, Environment and the Arts with a concentration in History, Theory and Criticism. The degree programs stress intersections between disciplines, borders, margins, points of mediation, and technological developments throughout history. The graduate curricula offer focused study in the areas of images and digital technologies, art in social and political contexts, and histories and theories of visual culture. We showcase here the excellent work of our graduate scholars.
The contributions made by the faculty in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University are vital components in the success of the institute’s vision for the future. The ability to challenge, develop, define, establish and fulfill our responsibilities to our students, current and former, the university community and the broader communities in which we live requires that we draw on our shared expertise, creativity and leadership. The information provided here contributes to enlightening, educating, promoting, and celebrating the excellent work of our faculty.