Develop your creative talents.

Located within the distinctive Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts, we are part of South Dakota's only College of Fine Arts with an Art Department that is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Our hands-on opportunities, accomplished faculty and small class sizes offer you an outstanding environment to hone your artistic skills and expand your views. We welcome you to visit our facilities and meet our faculty who will provide you with the close, personal attention you need.

Adding to our distinctive programs of study, we offer the state's only Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) graduate studio degree. Emphasis areas include: graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. We invite you to visit us in the Department of Art and see our unique programs for yourself.

Art Programs


  • Last week to see the South Dakota Governor’s 6th Biennial Exhibition. Stop by the John A. Day Gallery to see 48 artists from across South Dakota!
  • Art
    Prepare yourself  for graduate school or a career in the arts with a degree from USD.
  • Art Galleries
    Featuring multiple galleries with rotating exhibitions, University Art Galleries is committed to bringing quality artwork to USD.

Contact Us

Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts Location
Department of Art
Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion SD 57069


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