University Museums

Works of Art on Paper

BROWSE Works of Art on Paper
Works of art on paper includes the drawings, photographs, and fine art prints in the collection in addtion to books and documents. The drawings in this collection include a range from realism to abstraction and landscapes to cartoons. Notable artist include Christian Petersen, Frank Miller, Frank Lobdell, and Ellen Wagener. The prints in University Museums permanent collection range early 1800s fashion prints to a large collection of American Scene prints by Depression era artists like Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and Louis Lozowick. The collection also boasts the largest collection of fine art prints and printing plates by Jay N. “Ding” Darling as well as prints by significant contemporary printmakers such as Amy Worthen, Beth VanHoesen, and Mark Adams. Many of the photographs in the collection are of ISU campus by George Christensen and King Au.