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Studio Art

The Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, founded in 1895, is one of the premier art schools in the country. The School offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in Studio Art. Studio areas include ceramics, drawing and painting, graphic design, metalsmithing and jewelry design, digital media/computer arts, photography, textiles, printmaking, and sculpture. Also available, in conjunction with the Art History department, are courses in Classical art, Medieval art, Renaissance and Baroque art, Modern art, the art of Africa, Oceania, and Pre-Columbia America, East Asian and Middle Eastern art. An active Grunwald Gallery of Art, visiting artists and art historians enrich the curriculum. Facilities include large studios and classrooms specifically designed to foster the creative activities. Other resources available to students include the Fine Arts Library that contains over 130,000 volumes, the Visual Resources Center that is currently actively involved in converting its collection of over 320,000 slides to digital images. The Indiana University Art Museum has an exceptional and wide ranging collection available for viewing and study. The Henry Radford School of Fine Art is accredited by NASAD, The National Association of Schools of Art and Design.