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School of Visual Art and Design

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Beyond the Classroom

Our students are active learners and participants in a world full of creative and diverse art practices. We provide our students opportunities to exhibit work, teach, study abroad, network, and more. 

Visit SVAD Projects

An online portal for student work, virtual exhibitions, and more. 


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Explore our three exhibition galleries and connect with critical and experimental work made by students, faculty, and visiting artists.

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Visiting Artists and Scholars

Artists and scholars from across the world visit SVAD to discuss their work and creative practice with the UofSC community.


Study Abroad

Join us for a trip abroad led by our faculty members.  Summer 2021 programs will pre-register in Fall 2020.

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Young Artist's Workshop

Our Young Artist's Workshop is an after school art-making program for students ages 5 - 15 years old, led by faculty and students in our art education program.



Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.