Archive of CVAD News, Events

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

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June 2022

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...

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

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