Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

December 2020

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Live Virtual CADD FUND 2021: Artists propose projects and vie for funding

CADD FUND, a fun, fast-paced event of sharing innovative ideas about potential artistic projects that will make possible a high-impact idea that needs the support of the DFW arts community...
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Live stream Dec. 11: Congratulations, Fall 2020 graduates!

Dean Greg Watts will offer remarks, and each graduate's name will be read out loud and displayed, along with the name of the degree granted and Latin honors, if applicable.
Career Roundtable via Zoom

Dec. 4: CVAD Career Roundtable, Focus: Museum Education

Each session of the Career Roundtable will provide students an opportunity to prepare for career possibilities in the arts. For more information, contact Binod Shrestha, director, CVAD Foundations, or...

November 2020

Fall 2020 Studio Art Oral Defense Schedule for MFA candidates

Join us: Three candidates have an oral defense scheduled this month

An oral defense is an oral examination in which a student defends his/her/their thesis to an audience of experts as part of the requirement for his/her/their degree...

October 2020

Comm Design Poster Competition AIGA UNT Group

UNT comm design student's art selected to promote UNT Opera's upcoming production

Oct. 15, 2020 — A poster designed by Nathan Amstutz, communication design, was selected to promote UNT Opera's upcoming production of "Lucia di Lammermoor," a tragic opera in three acts written in 1835 by Gaetano...

September 2020

Work in CVAD! Help Wanted

CVAD is filling positions for the fall semester — apply now!

Looking for a job this fall? Log in to Handshake, the UNT job portal, and apply today!
CADD and Maddrey LLC Artist Prize is $5000 to support Black artists

CADD and Maddrey PLLC establish $5K Artist Prize to support Black artists

The Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas and the law firm Maddrey PLLC have announced the new $5,000 CADD x Maddrey PLLC Artist Prize, for Black artists living or working in Dallas. The prize is geared toward...
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Cotton Learning Week: Workshop & Lecture Series

Register to join enroll in educational workshops and our on-line lecture series to learn more about cotton through an immersive, hands-on experience...
NEWH Dallas call for applicants

Interior Designers: NEWH Dallas opens call for $cholarship applicants

nterior Design students are eligible for the NEWH Dallas Chapter scholarship. NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students planning to...
Liss LaFleur

Live Stream: Liss LaFleur explores an interdisciplinary approach to media, craft and engagement

Liss LaFleur, CVAD assistant professor, and program coordinator for Studio Art: New Media Art will be part of a panel, titled Matter Matters, on Sept. 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. for the 2020 Oso Bay Biennial XXI...
Erica Holeman

Erica Holeman's work is featured in Communication Arts journal

An integrated branding design project by Erica Holeman, assistant professor of graphic design, CVAD Department of Design, was selected for publication in Communication Arts, a professional journal for visual...
Career Round Table event is Sept. 4

CVAD Foundations and Career Center conduct a discussion for career preparation

Students will have an opportunity to discuss and discover career opportunities during The Career Round Table event offered by CVAD Foundations and UNT Career Center staff members...
Art Building lockers are free this semester only: fall 2020

CVAD offers Free Lockers — This Semester Only

Need a locker in the Art Building? This semester only — Fall 2020: There is no locker-rental fee. How to Request a Locker — Online Only It's an easy online process and only combination locks will be accepted — no locks with keys.
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Fashion Design Alumni earn Top Awards at FGI-Dallas Competition

The 2020 Dallas Fashion Group International Scholarship Competition Virtual Awards presentation resulted in major awards for three CVAD Fashion Design students. Rhonda Sargent Chambers, co-director of the...

August 2020

Need help with school supplies? Contact the Learning Center

Check out the School Supply Pantry

Need some help with school supplies? The School Supply Pantry operated by the UNT Learning Center provides students with items that are necessary to be successful in their classes. Students can request up to 10 free items...
Detail of art by Loc Huynh and Emily Potts

CVAD students make it to the final exhibition in AXA Art Prize competition

Loc Huynh and Emily Potts, CVAD graduate students in Studio Art, submitted two of the 400 entries that have been accepted from across the nation for the ...