Outstanding Faculty

Cartoonist and author Lynda Barry is associate professor of interdisciplinary creativity in the Art Department

Starting from your first day on campus, the hands-on courses you’ll take in the arts will give you the care and attention of world-class professors. UW–Madison faculty are among the top professors on Rate My Professors lists. There are over 170 devoted arts professors.


“We have a fantastic theater space, we have great facilities, we have large studios and we have very, very responsive faculty.”
– Henry Holmes, BFA Dance

“From the first day, the professors walk in and ask you about your journey. They understand that the product you’re coming up with is art and they treat you like an artist and a student. It helps you take yourself seriously.”
– Paige Goodings, Textiles and Fashion Design



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