Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

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November 2021

Call for Entries

CVAD Galleries calls for entries in the 61st Annual Voertman Art Competition

With Chief Curator Christopher Blay of the Houston Museum of African American Culture, as the juror for the 61st Annual Voertman Art Competition, the CVAD Galleries...
IDEA Initiatives Light Bulb

Office of the Dean Announcement: IDEA Initiatives — Will You Help?

To CVAD students, faculty, and staff: You will receive an email on Nov. 8 with a link to a 15-to-20-minute Climate Survey. Please check your Junk Email folder if you don’t receive...

October 2021

 Moai at Rano Raraku, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Art History offers a world of Special Topics for Spring 2022

Students will have the world for their choosing in the Department Art History's lineup of rotating topics next spring!
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...

September 2021

Ana M. Lopez

Ana Lopez selected as a Paul Hanna speaker Oct. 22 at the 2021 Virtual Conference of TASA

Associate Professor Ana Lopez, Studio Art: Metalsmithing and Jewelry, has been selected as a Paul Hanna Speaker at the 2021...
Keith Owens

UNT CVAD team presents research findings at conference in Jinan, China

The DRS LEARNxDesign 2021: 6th International Conference for Design Education Researchers includes professors Michael R. Gibson and Keith Owens with their hour-long presentation titled "Preparing to...
Cotton plant

Department of Design collaborators receive $42K research grant

Congratulations to the Department of Design for the award of a new research proposal grant for a collaborative project titled "Understanding Cotton’s Sustainability Story: From Fiber...
Spring 2022 Rotating Topics Courses

Studio Art announces Spring 2022 Rotating Topics

Check out the spring lineup of rotating topics...

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...
Parker Metcalf, head and shoulders

Graphic Design alumnus awarded prestigious international internship

Alumnus Parker Metcalf has been awarded a rare and highly competitive, paid six-month journey through the World's Greatest Internship, WGI. As one of only four selected from approximately 500 applications...

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...