Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

2023 | 2022

May 2024

Commencement Album 2023

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Texas Fashion Collection presents "Labor of Luxury" at NorthPark Center, Dallas

The Texas Fashion Collection will again partner with NorthPark Center in Dallas to showcase its world-class holdings. The exhibition "Labor of Luxury...

April 2024

Jack Davis facing forward, white hair and mustache, wearing a dark suit, white shirt and maroon tie

April 19: The 2024 D. Jack Davis Lecture Series presents "Occupying Space: Critical Coalitions in Art Education"

Associate professor of arts administration, education, and policy at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Co-founder of Racial Justice Studio at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
Bolo tie of a cowboy hat with a horse on it

Spring Exhibition: "Everybody's Bolos" + Symposium

"Everybody's Bolos" displays the work of 30 contemporary artists invited to bring their unique voices to bear on the bolo tie format. The exhibition was co-organized and co-curated by Ana M. Lopez...

March 2024


April 2, Noon: Resume Workshop for Art and Design Majors

Marcy Bishop-Lilley and Delaney Smith, your CVAD Career Coaches, will provide resources for crafting a tailored resume for creative industries.
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UNT Severe Weather FAQs | How will I know if UNT is closed for severe weather?

Do you have questions about what to do during severe weather? Check out the FAQs!
State of Black Design Registration is now open.

Register Now: We The People: The 2024 State of Black Design Conference

This gathering celebrates Black design and is a unique opportunity for design enthusiasts, professionals, and students to unite. We invite you to be a part of this...

January 2024

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After-hours Student Access to the Art Building & Art Annex

Currently enrolled CVAD students are eligible to apply for after-hours access that begins on ...
Venice, Italy

Jan. 18: Venice Biennale Study Abroad 2024 Information sessions

Faculty leaders Alicia Eggert, Studio Art: Sculpture and Brooks Oliver, Studio Art: Ceramics, will lead a group of graduate and undergraduate students on a trip to Venice, Italy...

December 2023

Creative U, Summer Arts Program for high school juniors and seniors

Creative U Returns to Inspire Young Artists, Designers and Scholars

In June 2023, CVAD launched its first-ever summer arts program, Creative U. The program, in development at the college over the last few years, is a collaboration...
LAMP Latino Art, Museums and Presevation

Grad Students: Apply soon for the new Latino Art, Museums and Preservation Fellowship

Find out more about the UNT Graduate Academic Certificates, GAC, on Art Museum Education and an incoming new GAC on Cultural Heritage Stewardship...
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CVAD Gallery Exhibition: “Cey Adams, Departure: 40 Years of Art and Design”

CVAD Galleries presents “CEY ADAMS, DEPARTURE: 40 Years of Art and Design” from Aug. 22 through Dec. 15, 2023...

Due Jan. 29: UNT Career Center opens the Unpaid Internship Scholarship Application for Spring 2024

The Unpaid Internship Scholarship application is now open for Spring 2022! For those who may be unfamiliar, the UNT Career Center is offering scholarships for students participating...
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Due Dec. 8: The 63rd Annual Voertman Juried Art Competition starts with a call for entries!

A time-honored tradition at the College of Visual Arts and Design, the annual juried competition is in its 62nd year, providing yet another...
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Dec. 1–9: Studio Art Printmaking B.F.A. Senior Exhibition: “Exchange of Being”

This exhibition is the culmination of work from 11 artists who use printmaking to explore their individual backgrounds and ideas...

November 2023

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Nov. 13: Comics Studies presents a Comics-Making Workshop at Willis Library

Christopher Sperandio, associate professor at Rice University in Houston, will talk about comics making and comics research...
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Nov. 8: Design Talk — Build, Test, Repeat by Manali Mohanty of TEDx

Manali Mohanty will share insights from her TED talk, Build Test Repeat: 3 Steps to Achieve Your Impossible...

October 2023

CVAD Celebrates 130/30

CANCELED: CVAD Celebrates 130/30

Please join us in celebrating 130 years of teaching art and 30 years of standing apart when we became a stand-alone academic unit...
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New Media Art seniors host two exhibitions leading up to the CVAD Celebrates 130/30 special event

Artworks range from 3D renders of gardens to create conversation about unsupervised internet access for youth to hyper-saturated studies of internet culture...
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Nov. 7: Nasher Sculpture Center announces lecture with Glenn Adamson, in partnership with UNT CVAD

One of the most persistent stereotypes about craft is that it is traditional: a means of connecting to the past, defined by continuity rather than innovation...