Help us offer more to our students. 

The Department of Art Medici Circle Fund is a discretionary fund that can support student scholarships, travel, and general School use. Is it our most flexible fund, named for the great patrons of Renaissance Art in Florence.

The SVAD Stormwater Student and Visiting Artist Support Fund allows us to support our mission at the SVAD Studio in Stormwater Studios.

To discuss other ways to support the school, please contact Laura Kissel: 803-777-4236 or


Giving is simple and secure using the University of South Carolina’s online giving form. View SVAD’s entire list of development funds to designate a specific fund.

You may also send a check directly to the department. Please designate which development fund you would like the donation to be made to, and mail the check to:

Laura Kissel, Director
School of Visual Art and Design
1615 Senate Street
Columbia, S.C., 29208