Visual Arts

Administrative Information

Director of Undergraduate Studies: Prof. Sanford Biggers;

Director of Academic Administration: Emma Balazs;

Visual Arts Program Assistant: Madelyn Sutton;

Departmental Office: 310 Dodge; 854-4065


Gregory Amenoff
Jon Kessler
Thomas Roma
Sarah Sze
Rirkrit Tiravanija
Tomas Vu-Daniel
Kara Walker

Associate Professors
Shelly Silver (chair)

Assistant Professors
Sanford Biggers

The Visual Arts Program in the School of the Arts offers studio art classes as a component of a liberal arts education and as a means to an art major, concentration and joint major with the Art History and Archeology Department.


Visual Arts courses are open for on-line registration. If a Visual Arts class is full, visit

Declaring a Major in Visual Arts

The Visual Arts Undergraduate Program requires a departmental signature when declaring a major. Students should complete the appropriate Visual Arts Major Worksheet before meeting with the director of undergraduate studies. See: