Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Art!

I am pleased to welcome you to our website and invite you to browse the pages, which offer you information about our excellent programs and give you a glimpse into the caliber of our esteemed faculty, students, and staff.

We occupy three buildings on the Oxford campus and offer courses in art at our regional campuses in Middletown and Hamilton. We have a diverse, distinguished, and award-winning faculty who are passionate about their students and active in scholarly and professional circles. They, indeed, are the ones who see to it that our students have an all-round education that prepares them for the 21st century.

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, with a graduate program that is ranked among the top 100 nation-wide, the Department of Art at Miami University offers first-rate professional instruction within a liberal arts education setting. Don't just take my word for it: take a look at our programs on the following pages or talk to anyone who is familiar with our truly outstanding art and design programs.

Contact us at, or if you prefer, you can call me at 513.529.2900 to ask questions or schedule a tour.

Amanda Alexander, Chair & Professor

Hiestand Hall and the Creative Arts Plaza