The School of Art is a leader in the development of artists and arts educators. We challenge our faculty and our students in a transdisciplinary environment to be optimal artists, socially engaged, creative, and relevant.

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The School of Art in the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is the leading institution for the instruction of art in metropolitan Phoenix and central Arizona. Encompassing a breadth of disciplines and a comprehensive range of instruction in the studio arts, the academic fields of art education and art history, as well as museum studies, the School of Art proudly maintains its place as one of the largest schools of public instruction in the arts and embraces nationally ranked programs.

The school fosters a challenging and innovative learning environment, supports creative and academic exploration, provides technical and professional mentoring, promotes faculty and student achievement and excellence, and advances a dynamic interchange between the university and community.