Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

2023 | 2022

July 2022

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...

April 2022

CVAD Finalist Presentations: Faculty Positions

Open Invitation: You're invited to the CVAD Teaching Finalist Presentations!

CVAD has 12 faculty positions to fill and your participation is welcome to observe each finalist's teaching presentation...
Graphic Design USA

Communication Design students receive national recognition on GDUSA's list of design students to watch

New York City-based Graphic Design USA selected two UNT CVAD undergraduate Communication Design: Graphic Design track students for its 2022 Students to Watch initiative...
Blue and white Banksias seeds; Archival Pigment, 36.5 x 36.5 inches by Dornith Doherty

Dornith Doherty Zooms in to picture the future of biodiversity at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Distinguished Research Professor Dornith Doherty, Studio Art: Photography, shows her concern with our stewardship of the natural environment. Her series "Archiving Eden," features...
Studio Art Fall 2022 Rotating Topics

Studio Art announces its Fall 2022 Rotating Topics

Topics vary each semester. Interdisciplinary and inter-media approaches to art-making. Courses offer an integrated, multidimensional approach to art-making. The schedule of classes that are going to be available for the Fall 2022...
Denise Bates, black-and-white, head-and-shoulders, long hair, smiling at the camera

Department of Design presents Textiles and Design for the Well Being of People

Please join us on Zoom for a special presentation titled "Textiles and Design for the Well Being of People" on April 8, 2022...
A detail from CVAD Collection G-82-59, Interior: Morning by Patrick Caulfield.

Galleries announces call for exhibition proposals — due April 1

The CVAD Galleries announces its call for proposals as an opportunity for CVAD students and faculty to exhibit artwork, design, research, and curatorial projects in the...
First Place! Learn X Design team earns Best Research Case Study

Team CVAD takes 1st place for best case study at international design research conference

"Preparing to introduce design thinking in middle schools — a case study" has been judged No. 1 and awarded the "Best Research Case Study Certificate" among t

March 2022

North Texas Graduate Collective Open Call for Entries

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

Apply today or by March 21, 2022, to enter the North Texas Graduate Collective for the April 2-–May 7 exhibition...
Jack Sprague, black and while portrait

Auction of art by Professor Emeritus Jack Sprague to benefit scholarships for communication design students

Today, we highlight and appreciate Douglas J. “Jack” Sprague, professor emeritus, creative director, art director, communication designer, architect and artist for his continued support of CVAD students...
Study Abroad, an office of UNT International

UNT Study Abroad Summer 2022 opportunities are in Spain, France and Italy

The UNT Study Abroad Office coordinates affiliate, exchange, and faculty-led programs for UNT students in collaboration with university colleges, schools, faculty and staff. Following are the study abroad opportunities led by CVAD faculty...
A black-and-white drawing of an elephant in a cage, black background

The Department of Studio Art hosts Visiting Artist Boris Oicherman for a lecture and workshop

Boris Oicherman, Curator of Creative Collaboration, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, will discuss his work as a curator and describe how his curatorial work...