Giving Opportunities

Every gift counts
Department of Art


Our alumni, parents, and friends provide essential support for teaching, research, and program needs. The Department of Art benefits from annual unrestricted support and major gifts designated for special purposes. Your generosity plays a critical role in our ability to fulfill our mission and is truly appreciated. Every gift counts.


There are many ways to support the Department of Art. Listed below are our highest priorities.


  • Student Exhibitions
  • Graduate Student Fellowships
  • Graduate Recruitment
  • Materials and Equipment
  • Visiting Speakers and Artists


Naming Opportunities


  • Studios
  • Student Gallery
  • Endowed Administrative Chair


You may make an unrestricted gift to Art online by clicking our Make a Gift button.


Ways to Give
Each gift to Art can be designed to coincide with the donor’s interests, to achieve the donor’s vision and goals while meeting the mission and the highest priority needs of the Department. In making a gift to Art, each donor may express his or her wish to designate a gift to any priority area within the Department.


We invite you to support Art at UC Santa Barbara. Your gift will also count toward the Campaign for UC Santa Barbara, the first comprehensive campaign to raise private funds to ensure the university’s excellence for future generations.You can make your gift through any of the following convenient methods:


To make your contribution now via our secure online giving website, click the “make a gift” button above.


You may make a gift by phone, mail, or e-mail.


Please make your check payable to “UC Regents.”   On the memo section of the check, or in an enclosed letter, indicate that the gift is for “The Department of Art at UC Santa Barbara”.


If you are making a gift by phone, please contact Dana Loughlin, Director of Development, Humanities and Fine Arts, (805) 893-3922,


Or Tristin Sherman, Associate Director of Development, Humanities and Fine Arts (805) 893-3136,


Professor Kim Yasuda
Department of Art
525 University Road
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-7120