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School of Visual Art and Design

62nd Annual Art Auction

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

The 62nd Annual Art Auction will include original artworks of a variety of mediums including: sculpture, printmaking, photography, drawing, painting and ceramics made by faculty, current students, and alumni of the University of South Carolina’s School of Visual Art and Design and artists within the community including: 

Alfred Birdsey, Jeremy Butler, Jamie Berry, Carl Craighead, Olivia Daouphars, Naomi Falk, Sharon Funderburk, Bonnie Goldberg, Lauren Greenwald, Julie Hamer, Edmari Hernandez-Silen, Mana Hewitt, Howard Hunt, Joshua Jackson, Wesley Nicole Jefferies, Bri Kinard, Marcella Kuykendall, Bobbi Leavens, Alicia Leeke, Shannon Rae Lindsey, Sean McGuinness, Erin Mitchell, Jane Nodine, Carol Pittman, Cameron Porter, Kathleen Robbins, Mary Robinson, Ellie Rose, Sara Schneckloth, Virginia Scotchie, Blue Sky, Greyson Smith, Alexandra Stasko, John Henry Tecklenburg, Olaf Tollefsen, Moses Tsai, Cody Unkart, Noah Valentim, and Evelyn Wong

The artworks will go to the highest bidders Wednesday March 29th from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm in the McMaster Gallery at the 62nd Annual USC Art Auction. The event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be provided.

There will be a Preview Party at 6:00 pm followed by the Live Auction at 6:30 p.m. The Silent Auction will be open at 6:00 pm and close about 30 minutes after the Live Auction ends. The artwork will be on display for public viewing starting at 1:00 pm on March 29th. Anyone who cannot attend the Art Auction event can fill out an Absentee Form to participate.

The auction is sponsored by the School of Visual Art and Design in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences. Proceeds from the auctioned works are divided between the artists and the university’s art scholarship and gallery fund. Credit cards (excluding Discover) and checks will be accepted. 

This popular event will be held at McMaster Gallery located in the University of South Carolina's School of Visual Art and Design at 1615 Senate Street, Columbia, SC with accessible street parking on Pickens, Senate, and Henderson.

For more information, contact Shannon Lindsey, Gallery Director and organizer of this year’s event, at 803-777-5752, 803-777-4236, or email