University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, Offers 61st ANNUAL ART AUCTION – Mar. 2, 2016


USC’s 61st Annual Art Auction will include original artworks of a variety of mediums including: sculpture, printmaking, photography, paintings and ceramics made by faculty, current students, and alumni of the University of South Carolina’s School of Visual Art and Design.

These artworks will go to the highest bidders Wednesday Mar. 2, 2016, from 6-9pm in the McMaster Gallery, at the School of Visual Art and Design, located at 1615 Senate Street. Columbia, SC, at the 61st Annual USC Art Auction.


This popular event will be held at McMaster Gallery, in the School of Visual Art and Design on the corner of Pickens and Senate Streets. There will be a preview party at 6pm followed by the live auction at 6:30pm. The art will be on display beginning at 1pm that day for public viewing. The event is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be provided.

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.

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

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