Archive of CVAD News, Events

The information available on this page is an accumulation of previous CVAD news and events.

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October 2021

Nada Shabout, long dark hair, smiling

Smithsonian selects Nada Shabout to give the Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture in American Art

Nada Shabout, professor, Art History, has been selected to deliver the Clarice Smith Virtual Lecture provided by the Smithsonian American Art Museum's...

July 2021

A detail from CVAD Collection G-82-59, Interior: Morning by Patrick Caulfield.

CVAD Galleries announces a call for proposals—due Aug. 2

The CVAD Galleries announces its call for proposals as an opportunity for CVAD students and faculty to exhibit artwork, design, research, and curatorial projects in the...

June 2021

Detail, close up of the top of the Juneteenth Historical Marker

Art installations by Lauren Cross commemorate Juneteenth

A Moment of Silence / Let Freedom Ring," an exhibition of work by CVAD Assistant Professor Lauren Cross is part of the Nasher Sculpture Center’s second offsite Nasher Public project that debuts...

May 2021

100-page sketchbook, ruler and Art Kit with supplies

CARES Act, UNT Learning Center to provide Art Kits at no cost to first-time-in-college CVAD students 

This summer, first-time-in-college CVAD students who attend UNT's Freshman Orientation face-to-face sessions will be provided an Art Kit from Voertman's at no cost to the student. Each Art Kit includes...
Party popper in with confetti

Announcement: UNT Promotions & Tenure in CVAD!

Promotion and tenure announcement: congrats!
Diversity in Design

Thermador and IDS announce $10k Scholarship

The Diversity in Design Pipeline Initiative is a brand-new scholarship program developed by Thermador® and the Interior Design Society. In partnership with IDS, Thermador® is launching this initiative to...
Vicki Meek portrait, photo by Nan Coulter

Art League Houston Honors Vicki Meek as Artist of the Year

Art League Houston is celebrating Dallas-based Artist Vicki Meek, CVAD adjunct faculty, as the 2021 Texas Artist of the Year. Recognized as an artist, curator...
Texas State Artist

Texas Commission on the Arts selects CVAD retired professor and an alumna as State Artists

The Texas Commission on the Arts appointed retired Professor Annette Lawrence and alumna Celia L. Álvarez Muñoz (1982, Studio Art) to the Texas State Legislature’s 2021 and 2022 positions of...
Launch Agency logo

Launch Agency Scholarship Winners: Ashley Owen, Kristina Armitage

Congratulations to this year’s Launch Scholarship recipients, Kristina Armitage for design and Ashley Owen for art direction! This annual scholarship was created by the Launch Agency, Dallas, in 2007 for students in...
Sculpture student carrying a mylar balloon potted cactus

Sculpture students create immersive art experience for annual film festival

Answering an open call for proposals from True/False 21 Film Festival, Columbia, Mo., five students in Associate Professor Alicia Eggert's Special Problems course, ART 4900, came together as the Velvet Sol ...
Alicia Eggert head and shoulders

The Meadows Museum announces Alicia Eggert as the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist

May 5, 2021: The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, announces UNT CVAD Associate Professor Alicia Eggert as the winner of...

April 2021

UNT Great Grads selected from CVAD

UNT selects three CVAD students as Spring 2021 Great Grads

Each spring, thousands of University of North Texas students earn their degrees and become UNT alumni. Every one of them should be tremendously proud of everything...
Detail from a poster by Doug May

Graphis awards Doug May two silver medals

Graphis awards Douglas D. May, assistant professor and UNT alumnus, silver medals in the international design journal Graphis Poster 2022 for two entries...
Onstead Fellows, Evan Blackwell and Martha Calderon

The Onstead Institute announces 2021-2022 fellows

Evan Blackwell is in CVAD's Art History 4+1 Graduate Track Program and graduates in May with a B.A. in Art History and a minor in LGBTQ Studies. Pursuing an M.A....
Detail of painting by Maria Haag

Studio Art Students Prepare for their MFA Oral Defense

The Department of Studio Art has a busy run-up to graduation this spring as 17 graduate students plan their MFA oral defense...
Drawing on a billboard of people standing in line

Andrew DeCaen among 30 artists selected for L.A. billboard exhibition

April 5, 2021 — Andrew DeCaen, associate professor, Studio Art: Printmaking, is one of 30 artists selected to have work reproduced on billboards throughout Los Angeles for the 2021 L.A. Billboard Exhibition...