Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

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February 2022

MFA Open Studios

Canceled! Studio Art hosts Open Studios night for M.F.A. students

Join us for an evening of art and conversation in the studios of more than 40 M.F.A. students. The UNT CVAD Department of Studio Art faculty, staff and students invite you to the annual...

The Department of Studio Art's open call for entries kicks off the North Texas Collective Exhibition at the CoLab

Apply today or by March 21, 2022, to enter the North Texas Graduate Collective for the April 2-–May 7 exhibition...
Vivienne Tam, “Chairman Mao” dress, 1995, museum purchase, Texas Fashion Collection.

Panel Discussion: Canceled

While the exhibition “Delights: Selections from the Texas Fashion Collection” celebrates historic garments, it also showcases the skilled work of creative people working behind the scenes...
Voertman Art Competition

Update: 61st Annual Voertman Juried Art Competition Results

Due to forecasted inclement weather, the Voertman Art Competition Awards Reception has been rescheduled for Feb. 9 at noon. 
Career Roundtable via Zoom

March 4 Career Roundtable to focus on Archiving and Photography

In this CVAD Career Roundtable session, we will focus on Archiving and Photography with guest presenters Christina Kellum, Library Production Associate...
Detail of a white ceramics exhibit in Eliza Au's NYC exhibition.

"The Architecture of Solace" marks Eliza Au's first solo exhibition in NYC

The Greenwich House Pottery's Jane Hartsook Gallery is the site of Assistant Professor Eliza Au's first solo exhibition in New York City...

December 2021


UNT Career Center opens the Unpaid Internship Scholarship Application for Spring 2022

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...

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...
Detail of boxy black pinstripe jacket with randomly placed pockets and colorful dice buttons

Texas Fashion Collection looks ahead to delight in the spring exhibition

In partnership with the CVAD Galleries, the Texas Fashion Collection will open the spring exhibition "Delight: Selections from the Texas Fashion Collection" on ...

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...
Liss Fleur, wearing glasses, head turn to one side

Houston Botanic Garden opens with Liss LaFleur’s installation that inspires and informs

Liss LaFleur's answer to a by-invitation-only call for artists resulted in her selection for the opening of the new Houston Botanic Garden. Lawndale Art Center, a multidisciplinary art center...

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...