Archive of CVAD News, Events - 2020

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April 2020

Houston UNT Alumni Chapter Reception, April 2, 2020

Canceled — Houston-area alumni to gather for fun, networking and UNT news

Houston-area alumni are getting together for some fun and networking. This is a chance to network with fellow UNT alums in the Houston area, plus an update about your alma mater from university leadership...
Detail of work by Brian Scott Campbell

Brian Scott Campbell invited for a solo exhibition at Marfa International Special Projects

Brian Scott Campbell, assistant professor, CVAD Department of Studio Art, has been invited to present a solo exhibition for Marfa Invitational Special Projects 2020. Transcending market classification and cultural tropes Marfa Invitational...
Detail of billboard art by Chris Wright Evans

Fort Worth museum selects CVAD student to perk up billboards near downtown

The doors to the Modern may be locked to the public right now, but the Fort Worth museum is still bringing art into the community. A new season of the public program Modern Billings will feature the work of six artists on billboards in...

March 2020

Detail of artwork by Vida Sačić

Foundations Program Guest Lecturer: Vida Sačić

Vida Sačić is an artist, designer and educator. Her work in print media explores the relationship between printing and language. She uses moveable type and a printing press to produce large scale installation and assemblages of prints on paper...

Animation Career Review ranks CVAD Graphic Design nationally in top 2%

Feb. 5, 2020 — The Animation Career Review 2020 Graphic Design School Rankings have been published — their sixth annual rankings for graphic design. More than 700 schools with graphic design...
Botanical print, menswear

Texas Fashion Collection exhibition features menswear at NorthPark Center

March 3 – May 17, 2020: From elaborate, hand-embroidered court dress of the late 1700s to the brightly-hued resort wear of the 1970s, floral menswear isn’t a new fashion trend. Designers throughout history have redefined rules of dress for men...
Leap Day opening of A Creative Art Studio

You're invited to celebrate the re-opening of Denton's A Creative Art Studio

Metalsmithing tools

Metalsmithing and Jewelry members team create a series of instructional videos for beginners

Members of the CVAD Metalsmithing and Jewelry Program are creating an ongoing series of instructional videos related to metalsmithing and jewelry techniques. The first three videos were created to help beginners as they learn the introductory...

Peek into the alternative art studios of a CVAD alumnus and M.F.A. students

"Accepting the isolation that a studio practice already requires is nothing new. However, collapsing two spaces, live/work, into one presents specific challenges and in my experience, forces one to confront the very nature of why...

Canceled — Visiting Professor: Jeffrey Silberman, Cotton Learning Symposium

Jeffrey SIiberman is an international textile consultant specializing in natural fiber development and demand enhancement strategy. He served as consultant to the International Cotton Advisory Committee Secretariat as executive director...

M.F.A. Oral Defense: Aunna Escobedo

Aunna Escobedo's artwork investigates the human experience mirrored within our natural world. "Navigating the Waters" is a focused visual meditation of human consciousness in relation to water. Through observation and reflection...
Joyce Scott, artist

Canceled — PLATFORM Speaker Series: Joyce J. Scott

Joyce J. Scott is an African-American artist best known for her depictions of racially and politically charged subjects crafted from bead work. Also working with jewelry and glass...

Studio Art M.F.A. Student Exhibition Schedule

The schedule is set for M.F.A. student exhibitions for the Department of Studio Art.
Douglas May, associate professor

Doug May selected as Educator of the Year in AAF Dallas Suits Awards

Jan. 31, 2020 — The American Advertising Federation, AAF, Dallas announced the 2020 Suits Awards Recipients with Douglas May, assistant professor, named as the Educator of the Year...

In Stitches, CVAD students featured in the Dallas Quilt Show

The 2020 Dallas Quilt Show featured artwork created by CVAD students who took the fall 2019 interdisciplinary topics course, In Stitches, ASTU 3000, taught by Amie Adelman, professor, Department of Studio Art. Although the March 13-15 show...
Professor Nada Shabout

Professor Shabout elected to CAA Board of Directors

Professor Nada Shabout was elected for a four-year term to the 2020 College Art Association of American, Inc. Board of Directors meeting Feb. 14 at the 108th CAA Annual Conference in Chicago. Founded in 1911, CAA sets standards and...