Founded in 1931, the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts has long represented the hope, inspiration and power of the arts to change South Dakota and beyond. It is important to recognize the alumni, educators and friends of the USD College of Fine Arts who helped establish its 90 years of excellence.

Please join the College of Fine Arts for the inaugural Celebration of Excellence event October 22-24. The three-day celebration honors the 2021 College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame recipients; learn more about the meaning behind of the Hall of Fame and awards.

View the 2021 Hall of Fame Recipients


The Celebration of Excellence is free and open to the public, but the College of Fine Arts asks that everyone RSVP in order to better prepare for the event.

Register Now & View the Weekend Schedule

2022 Hall of Fame

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