FIU / CARTA Corona Virus Updates and Re-Population Guidelines

Fall 2020 semester: What you need to know LEARN MORE A tribute to Juan Martinez
Art + Art History professor emeritus
Welcome to the Department of Art + Art History LEARN MORE Art history professor Joy Lidu Yi unearths Buddhist art and Silk Road mysteries LEARN MORE Art student, Osvaldo "Ozzy" Samper, creates Barnes & Noble's newest statement mural LEARN MORE Three CARTA faculty members honored as 2019-2020 top scholars LEARN MORE Art alumnus muralist "Nate Dee" Delinois selected to showcase at FIU's Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House LEARN MORE Learn About Our Undergraduate Programs LEARN MORE Learn About Our Graduate Programs LEARN MORE Explore Our Concentration in Graphic Design LEARN MORE
Department of Art + Art History2020-08-20T16:24:29+00:00

Department of Art + Art History

The FIU Art + Art History Department provides a sanctuary for the development of new visions, ideas, and techniques. Studio art majors will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of disciplines acquiring basic and advanced skills while exploring a wide range of new possibilities. Art Education majors go through a rigorous program of study which includes studio practice, theoretical and pedagogical training. Students of Art History will learn the research methodology, theory, and criticism necessary for careers in contemporary practice. The interactivity of our Studio Art, Art Education and Art History programs helps students define their own roles as artists, art educators and art historians in today’s world. This communal atmosphere encourages artistic camaraderie, engendering trust and a climate conducive to intellectual and aesthetic growth. We provide many opportunities for each student, including visiting artist seminars, workshops, and study abroad programs. The FIU Art + Art History Department is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) .

Located in South Florida, our department serves a truly international population of local residents and those who come from all over the world, especially from many European, Latin American, and Caribbean countries. South Florida is garnering much attention from the international art community for such events as Art Basel, Art Miami, and Art Palm Beach. Both faculty and students of the department are regular participants in their many projects.

Chair’s Message

All degree programs in the Department of Art + Art History are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).



A degree from the FIU Art + Art History Department not only develops your artistic technique and vision, but it also prepares you for the understanding of the methodology, theory, and criticism of art in all its forms.

Learn More


FIU Art + Art History’s graduate programs offer advanced education in visual arts, art education and museum studies. Graduates are encouraged to explore different mediums or disciplines and partake in this collaborative, interdisciplinary program led by a diverse faculty of professional working artists.

Learn More


While the University Financial Aid Office is the first place to check to see what kinds of options are available, our departments and schools also offer scholarships to which you can apply.

Learn More



The Department of Art + Art History offers an Academy of Portrait & Figurative Art, consisted of a Classical Art Atelier with Courses in Drawing & Painting.

Learn More


Explore Italy through art from ancient to modern times. This study abroad program offers course studies art and art education. It is designed for students who wish to learn about art on-site and, in return, incorporate these new learning experiences into the established curriculum.

Learn More


FASA’s mission is to create and maintain an artistic community for any and all students attending FIU in Miami. They hope to form strong and long lasting relationships between the faculty, the students, and the rest of the community through familiarizing ourselves with the art of the past, experiencing the art of the present, and shaping the art of the future.

Learn More

Art + Art History News

510, 2020

Art history Professor Joy Lidu Yi unearths Buddhist Art and Silk Road mysteries

October 5th, 2020|

The fabled Silk Road was the ancient trade routes linking China with the West. Through them, goods and ideas were exchanged between the two great civilizations of Ancient Rome and Ancient China. Originating in Xi’an, the 4,000-mile caravan tract followed the Great Wall of China to the northwest, [...]

1208, 2020

COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester – CARTA News

August 12th, 2020|

As the start of the fall term approaches, the university has implemented new procedures and guidelines to keep Panthers safe. Read on to learn about the student-specific updates coming to FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts this fall.    Panthers Protecting Panthers   Panthers Protecting Panthers is FIU’s repopulation plan for [...]

1008, 2020

Art alumnus muralist selected to showcase at FIU’s Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House – CARTA News

August 10th, 2020|

Artist and FIU alumnus Nathan “Nate Dee” Delinois (’03, ‘08) has taken his artworks to new heights since he began painting murals throughout the Miami area. Recently, Delinois has brought his art back to FIU, when one of his pieces was selected for display at the Ronald W. [...]

More Stories
Department of Art + Art History
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Viertes Haus Building
11200 SW 8th Street - VH 216 Miami, Florida 33199
PH: 305-348-2897 | Fx: 305-348-0513