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Where Art & Faith Collide

Your Craft. Your Calling.

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University trains professional visual, musical, and theatrical artists who are serious about both their art and Christian faith. Staffed by highly trained and world-class artists, musicians, actors, dancers, theatrical designers, and scholars, we mentor students to develop their artistry to its fullest potential so they may thrive professionally and serve others through the arts.

We believe that intense, transformative mentorship inspires this generation of artists to develop their creative talents to their fullest potential. We also coach students to identify and value how their skills can be applied in the career they envision as well as in related fields. Our professors–from recording musicians to sought-after art directors–represent the highest level of artistic achievement, and they want to show students how they can get there too.

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Dr. David Larson

Dean, The South Carolina School of the Arts

Art + Design


Department of
Theatre & Dance

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Our programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools in each of our departments, Art + Design, Music, Theatre. We are one of a handful of private, Christian Institutions nationwide to hold three of these accreditations.

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Friends of the Arts

Attend our art exhibitions and performances. While you are here, be sure to take time to meet our faculty and students.

Invest in The South Carolina School of the Arts as a Friend of Art + Design, Music or Theatre & Dance. Help support our dynamic arts program with a gift to The South Carolina School of the Arts. You will receive special invitations to receptions and Friends events.

Friends of Theatre & Dance
Underwrite our growing production program, purchase needed equipment and send gifted actors to special auditions.

Friends of Music
Join Friends of Music to receive information on our performances and other events. Your presence at our concerts and recitals is your biggest gift! In addition you are encouraged to donate to the Friends of Music to help with our fundraising projects and specific needs for scholarships, instruments and other resources

Friends of Art + Design
Provide for guest artist and the expansion of our Vandiver Gallery Series.
Four Dots Angel $5,000 and up donation
Four Dots Sustainer $2,500 to $5,000 donation
Four Dots Benefactor $500 to $2,500 donation
Four Dots Patron Up to $500 donation

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David Larson

Dean of SCSA
864.231.2002 | Email | Profile

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Lynn Guthrie

Administrative Assistant
864.231.2125 | Email

Art + Design Department

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Michael Marks

Department of Art + Design Chair,
Associate Professor of Art
864.231.5541 | Email | Profile

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Jan Amidon

Senior Lecturer of Art,
Art History
864.231.5653 | Email

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Luke Anspach

Assistant Professor of Art,
Graphic Design
864.231.5757 | Email | Profile

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