Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

2023 | 2022

November 2022

Sama'an Ashrawi looking at the camera, young man, brown hair, wearing red, green and white

Nov. 3-5: Symposium seeks to redress the absence of the 1980s from modern art histories of the Arab East, North Africa, Iran & Turkey

Few histories of modern art from the Arab East, North Africa, Iran, and Turkey have devoted attention to the 1980s apart from marking its transitional status...
Research on Tap event

Nov. 16: Is virtual the new real? Catch UNT Research on Tap to find out!

You're invited to Research on Tap with guest speaker Ruth West from the CVAD xREZ Art and Science Lab!
Maroon-colored cotton balls in a silver wire-frame.

Catch the exhibition "In Process" by Studio Art graduate students and alumnae

Nov. 9-18: Studio Art Graduate Student and Alumna Exhibition Highlight and Invitation, please join us!
Seaweed shaped illustration with details from oil paintings in the leaves

Through Jan. 28, 2023: CVAD Gallery Fall 2022 exhibition

A Banquet for Seaweed: Snapshots from the Arab 1980s | Oct. 4, 2022, through Jan. 28, 2023...
David Wolske smiling and looking to his left, black-and-white portrait against a colorful background

Faculty Exhibition: David Wolske presents "typo[graphics]"

Join us for a solo exhibition of works by David Wolske, assistant professor of Communication Design: Graphic Design!
Spring 2023 Rotating Topics Courses

Spring 2023 Rotating Topics Courses, Art History, Design & Studio Art

Studio Art presents the 2023 Spring Rotating Topics
Jennifer Stanley holding up her Oris Glisson Fellowship certificate

CVAD Fashion Designers exhibit at the 2022 ITAA annual conference

“Innovate to Elevate,” the theme of the 2022 annual conference of the International Textile and Apparel Association, is where CVAD Fashion Design...

October 2022

Emmy Bright smiling at the camera, short hair, glasses

The 62nd 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...
Studious Drift by Tyson Lewis and Peter Hyland

Oct. 21-22: The Onstead Institute, Department of Art Education present: Education as Experimentation 3 Symposium

You are invited! To attend, please contact the Onstead Institute at
Create the future, white letters on a green background

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...
R'Bonney Gabriel looking at the camera, head and shoulders, brown hair, hazel eyes

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...
Art jewelry ring, purple, with a gold quartz stone in the center

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...
ArtExpo Dallas and WestEdge Design Fair in white on black background

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...
Doug May smiling at the camera, silver-haired man with glasses

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

Lauren Cross smiling at the camera, wearing glasses, books on shelves in the background

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...