Archive of CVAD News, Events

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August 2021

Detail of "You are an island" by Alicia Eggert

Alicia Eggert sculpture selected for festival in Monopoli, Italy

Alicia Eggert's “You are (on) an island” (2011-2021) was recently erected on a tiny island off the coast of Monopoli, Italy, as a part of the PhEST International Festival of Photography and...
Matthew Ritchie, black-and-white photo, head and shoulders

CVAD Gallery opens with "Matthew Ritchie: Florilegium"

The CVAD Galleries is delighted to present an engaging new exhibition and public program by internationally renowned New York-based artist Matthew Ritchie (b. 1964)...
Allyson Packer, head and shoulders

Allyson Packer performs at CARPA, University of the Arts Helsinki

Allyson Packer, lecturer in CVAD Foundations, will premiere a new performance "Words That We Feel (Work That Resides in Our Bodies)" on Aug. 28, 2021, at the Colloquium...
Mary A. Johnson, artist

Kolaj Institute selects Mary Johnson to use collage to interpret a 1918 book for 21st-Century readers

Mary A. Johnson, lecturer, Foundations, was selected for residency of collage artists organized by the Kolaj Institute along with nine other collage artists to make 63 collages that interpret
Ana M. Lopez, head and shoulders portrait in black and white

Houston Arts Alliance acquires art by Ana Lopez for Houston Airport

The Houston Arts Alliance selected a piece by Ana M. Lopez, associate professor, Studio Art: Metalsmithing and Jewelry, for direct purchase and acquisition by the City of Houston...
COVID-19 Student Success Award for Continuing and New Students, apply soon

COVID-19 Student Success Award—all students encouraged to apply

In a message from R. Joey Saxon, associate vice president for Student Financial Services, UNT Division of Enrollment, COVID-19 Student Success Award information was provided to encourage...

July 2021

Nada Shabout, portrait, head and shoulders

Washington Post features opinion article by Nada Shabout: An ancient treasure may be returned to Iraq

This week, a 3,500-year-old clay tablet containing a portion of the “Epic of Gilgamesh” — one of the world’s oldest surviving pieces of literature — was forfeited by Hobby Lobby...
Nicole Foran, Manisha Sharma, Heidi Strobel

CVAD welcomes new department chairs

Three new department chairs will join CVAD on Aug. 2, 2021 coming from Tennessee, Ohio and Illinois...
Brooks Oliver, head and shoulders

Art Macao features Brooks Oliver's artworks in international exhibition

July 1, 2021 — Brooks Oliver will have four major works featured in the international exhibition "Project Sands X: Beyond the Blue – An Exhibition of Ceramic Extraordinaire." This special...

June 2021

Hae Jin Gam, Fashion Design, head and shoulders portrait

AAFCS awards Hae Jin Gam for Best Paper in Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising

Recognized at the annual conference of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Hae Jin Gam, associate professor, fashion design, and coordinator for...
Detail, close up of the top of the Juneteenth Historical Marker

Art installations by Lauren Cross commemorate Juneteenth

A Moment of Silence / Let Freedom Ring," an exhibition of work by CVAD Assistant Professor Lauren Cross is part of the Nasher Sculpture Center’s second offsite Nasher Public project that debuts...
Huy Nguyen

Big Design Scholarship awarded to CVAD student in MA in IXD program

Two UNT graduate students won the first annual scholarships from Big Design, a Dallas-based non-profit headed by Brian Sullivan, director of design at Sabre, the travel technology company in Southlake...
Parker Metcalf, head and shoulders

Graphic Design alumnus awarded prestigious international internship

Alumnus Parker Metcalf has been awarded a rare and highly competitive, paid six-month journey through the World's Greatest Internship, WGI. As one of only four selected from approximately 500 applications...

May 2021

100-page sketchbook, ruler and Art Kit with supplies

CARES Act, UNT Learning Center to provide Art Kits at no cost to first-time-in-college CVAD students 

This summer, first-time-in-college CVAD students who attend UNT's Freshman Orientation face-to-face sessions will be provided an Art Kit from Voertman's at no cost to the student. Each Art Kit includes...
Party popper in with confetti

Announcement: UNT Promotions & Tenure in CVAD!

Promotion and tenure announcement: congrats!
Nada Shabout

Nada Shabout receives national award from Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences Board of Directors has announced Nada Shabout is a recipient of the 2020 Kuwait Prize for Arts and Literature as the endorsed by His Highness...