John Beldon Scott

elizabeth catlett wearing cap and gown

UI names residence hall after Elizabeth Catlett

Madison Street Residence Hall will carry the name of renowned African American alumna
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.
the Grant Wood house on Court Street

Artist colony extends Grant Wood's vision

Initiative will house fellows in a variety of arts disciplines
The Grant Wood Symposium is just one aspect of a grander vision—an artist colony that will be a lasting legacy of the creativity of Iowa's most famous artist and his commitment to supporting other artists.