Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

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September 2022

Gray lockers in the Art Building

For Rent: CVAD Art Building Lockers

Need a locker in the Art Building this semester? Apply and pay online!

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...
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...
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Schools banner

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...
Kristina Armitage smiling at the camera

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...

May 2022

Eagle's Nest, illustration of a green eagle with out-stretched wings

Interior Design-Mechanical Engineering team wins second place in international competition

Congratulations to the UNT collegiate team from the College of Visual Arts and Design and the College of Engineering for winning second place...
Kelli Connell seated, half-length black-and-white photo, long light-colored hair, wearing dark cloth

CVAD Alumna Kelli Connell selected as a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow

Special congratulations to Kelli Connell, 1997, B.F.A., photographer, Chicago, Illinois; professor of photography at Columbia College Chicago...
Liss LaFleur smiling at the camera

Nasher Public: Liss LaFleur opens at the Nasher Sculpture Center

The Nasher Sculpture Center opens the inaugural exhibition for The Queer Birth Project, which consists of three works: a large-scale immersive fringe installation...
Anny Chang, Karen Dorff, head and shoulders

Retirement congratulations to Anny Chang, Karen Dorff

As we pause to celebrate two esteemed faculty members, Li-Fen Anny Chang and Karen Dorff, we also congratulate them on their years of great work and teaching excellence...
Oral defense presentation schedule

CVAD 2022 M.F.A. Oral Defense Schedule — Departments of Design and Studio Art

The following information is provided by the Department of Studio Art. Information will be added as it becomes available...
Eliza Au smiling at the camera, color head and shoulders portrait, black hair pulled back

Eliza Au wins 2022 ClayHouston Award

Assistant Professor Eliza Au recently received one of the two ClayHouston awards for Texas artists who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color...
We Care We Count Campaign

The We Care We Count giving campaign is underway in CVAD

The 2022 We Care We Count faculty and staff giving campaign for UNT has begun and will run through May 6. An exclusive T-shirt can be yours for a donation of $25 or more...
Erica Holeman, smiling at the camera, navy blue shirt, brown long hair

Erica Holeman earns Certificate of Typographic Excellence at TD68 competition

The Type Directors Club, the world’s leading typography organization, awards Erica Holeman, assistant professor in graphic design, a Certificate of Typographic Excellence...