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You can apply through the online form below or print your materials and mail them to:

Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute
Department of Art
University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

Applications Must Include:

  1. Registration form (below)
  2. Parent/guardian permission form (if under 18 years of age).
  3. Letter of reference from an instructor, artist or other interested party, addressing why the nominee should be accepted into the institute.
  4. Portfolio of artwork, consisting of 10 images of the student's artwork. Preferred method is to send an email of the students work in jpg format to