Archive of CVAD News, Events - 2021

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October 2022

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Oct. 22: CVAD Celebrates!

The College of Visual Arts and Design will host and celebrate the college's faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends as we gather to...
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Fashion Design alumna R'Bonney Gabriel wins Miss USA 2022

R’Bonney Gabriel, 2018, B.F.A., Fashion Design, wears many hats, but when she made history as the first Filipina American to win...
Drawings of Contemporary Paper Dolls

Through Oct. 6: Not your Mother's Paper Dolls: a Foundations + IADS exhibition in the Union Art Gallery

The College of Visual Arts and Design Foundations and Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies programs present a 38-student class exhibition...
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Oct. 15: Metalsmithing and Jewelry program members to host an Art Jewelry Celebration

Studio Art Metalsmithing and Jewelry Program: Invitation to the Art Jewelry Celebration, Oct. 15, 4-8 p.m...

September 2022

Head-and-shoulders of Don Norman, 86 years of age, white beard, glasses

Sept. 22: Noted American design researcher Don Norman to engage in critical discussions

Noted American design researcher, professor and author Don Norman to engage in critical discussion with UNT students...
North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day is Sept. 22

The Communities Foundation of Texas will host the 2022 NTX Giving Day on Oct. 22. This annual event is an 18-hour online...
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CVAD graduate students participate in ArtExpo Dallas + WestEdge Design Fair. Get your free ticket!

Graduate students from CVAD will exhibit at the Redwood Art Group's inaugural ArtExpo Dallas this year Sept. 16–18 at the Dallas Market Center...

Past, present and future collide in Kongo Astronauts' first-ever solo exhibition at CVAD Galleries

This summer, the College of Visual Arts and Design Galleries presents the first-ever solo show of Kongo Astronauts, an artist collective based in Kinshasa, the capital city...
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Doug May awarded multiple top awards for design works

Graphis Publications has recognized four graphic design works recently created by Doug May...

August 2022

Triptych of Brielle, LaFleur and Medina

Three UNT CVAD alumnae of five recipients win 2022 Nasher Artist Grants

The Nasher Sculpture Center announces the winners of the 2022 Nasher Artist Grants...

July 2022

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Galveston Arts Center features solo exhibition by Lauren Cross

Cross' exhibition is inspired by narratives of Black migration, emancipation and freedom. Heavily influenced by the lyrics of spirituals, jazz and other songs of freedom...
Greg Watts, black and white, smiling at the camera

Best wishes to Greg Watts as he begins in a new role in Cleveland

As we bid farewell to Greg Watts, professor and former dean, we also thank him for his service to UNT and congratulate him on his selection by the Cleveland Institute of Art...
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HACU now accepting applications from undergraduates for the Leader-in-Residence Program

The membership of the University of North Texas in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities makes UNT students eligible to apply for the...

June 2022

Karen Hutzel smiling at the camera

InSEA publishes "Borderless: Global Narratives in Art Education" co-edited by Dean Hutzel

The International Society for Education through Art announces its publication of "Borderless: Global Narratives in Art Education," co-edited by CVAD Professor and Dean Karen Hutzel...
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Communication Design graduates sweep the Best Senior Portfolio awards at the Dallas Show

Three UNT Communication Design 2022 B.F.A. graduates swept the Best Senior Portfolio awards at the 53rd Annual Dallas Show...
Lauren Cross, Liss LaFleur, closeup photos of their faces

UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts awards fellowships to two CVAD faculty

Lauren Cross, assistant professor and interdisciplinary art and design studies, and Liss LaFleur, associate professor, Studio Art: New Media Art, will receive...

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