Design Department

We are home to Animation and Digital Media, Game Design and Development, Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Master's in Design programs.
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Hello, and welcome to the Design Department!

We are one of two departments that make up the School of Art & Design at UW-Stout. The School of Art & Design is proud to be the largest art and design higher education entity in the entire upper Midwest, consisting of more than 1,000 students and 65 faculty who are actively engaged in various forms of creativity and innovation.

With award-winning and nationally-recognized programs and students, our hands-on, polytechnic-infused curriculum fosters an environment for creative problem solving and self-expression. We invite you to connect online with questions or visit us in person so you can tour our fantastic facilities and meet with our wonderful faculty.

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M.F.A. Design

Cultivate your knowledge and skills in diverse design disciplines that combine your passions for practical problem-solving and innovative teaching.
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School of Art and Design

All School of Art and Design News

Civil liberties are focus of Gallery 209 student exhibition through Oct. 29

A new art exhibit at University of Wisconsin-Stout focuses on what justice means in America and asks viewers to be aware of their own biases.

Leaders to discuss future of the arts, post-pandemic, in Chippewa Valley

What does the future hold, post-pandemic, for the arts in the Chippewa Valley?

Entertainment design senior, painting professor collaborate on short film

‘Daylight’ addresses environmental justice of St. Paul creek restoration through art