Archive of CVAD News, Events

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May 2021

Diversity in Design

Thermador and IDS announce $10k Scholarship

The Diversity in Design Pipeline Initiative is a brand-new scholarship program developed by Thermador® and the Interior Design Society. In partnership with IDS, Thermador® is launching this initiative to...
Vicki Meek portrait, photo by Nan Coulter

Art League Houston Honors Vicki Meek as Artist of the Year

Art League Houston is celebrating Dallas-based Artist Vicki Meek, CVAD adjunct faculty, as the 2021 Texas Artist of the Year. Recognized as an artist, curator...
Texas State Artist

Texas Commission on the Arts selects CVAD retired professor and an alumna as State Artists

The Texas Commission on the Arts appointed retired Professor Annette Lawrence and alumna Celia L. Álvarez Muñoz (1982, Studio Art) to the Texas State Legislature’s 2021 and 2022 positions of...
Launch Agency logo

Launch Agency Scholarship Winners: Ashley Owen, Kristina Armitage

Congratulations to this year’s Launch Scholarship recipients, Kristina Armitage for design and Ashley Owen for art direction! This annual scholarship was created by the Launch Agency, Dallas, in 2007 for students in...
Sculpture student carrying a mylar balloon potted cactus

Sculpture students create immersive art experience for annual film festival

Answering an open call for proposals from True/False 21 Film Festival, Columbia, Mo., five students in Associate Professor Alicia Eggert's Special Problems course, ART 4900, came together as the Velvet Sol ...
Alicia Eggert head and shoulders

The Meadows Museum announces Alicia Eggert as the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist

May 5, 2021: The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, announces UNT CVAD Associate Professor Alicia Eggert as the winner of...

April 2021

UNT Great Grads selected from CVAD

UNT selects three CVAD students as Spring 2021 Great Grads

Each spring, thousands of University of North Texas students earn their degrees and become UNT alumni. Every one of them should be tremendously proud of everything...
Detail from a poster by Doug May

Graphis awards Doug May two silver medals

Graphis awards Douglas D. May, assistant professor and UNT alumnus, silver medals in the international design journal Graphis Poster 2022 for two entries...
Onstead Fellows, Evan Blackwell and Martha Calderon

The Onstead Institute announces 2021-2022 fellows

Evan Blackwell is in CVAD's Art History 4+1 Graduate Track Program and graduates in May with a B.A. in Art History and a minor in LGBTQ Studies. Pursuing an M.A....
Detail of painting by Maria Haag

Studio Art Students Prepare for their MFA Oral Defense

The Department of Studio Art has a busy run-up to graduation this spring as 17 graduate students plan their MFA oral defense...
Drawing on a billboard of people standing in line

Andrew DeCaen among 30 artists selected for L.A. billboard exhibition

April 5, 2021 — Andrew DeCaen, associate professor, Studio Art: Printmaking, is one of 30 artists selected to have work reproduced on billboards throughout Los Angeles for the 2021 L.A. Billboard Exhibition...
2044 Series Anti-Racist Praxis as Futurist Art and Design Pedagogy

2044 Series: Anti-racist Pedagogy in Art and Museums

2044 Series: Anti-racist Praxis as Futurist Art and Design Pedagogy

March 2021

Hostess dress

TFC celebrates Fashion in Residence at NorthPark Center

Celebrating a century of at-home dress at NorthPark Center in Dallas, the Texas Fashion Collection's exhibition, Fashion in Residence, explores the design innovations and cultural changes associated with clothing...
Creative Minds Series, March 25, 2021

Creative Minds Series 2021: Intersection of Mental Health and Graphic Design

The Creative Minds Series is a space to uncover, acknowledge and mitigate issues of mental health among practicing artists and designers. This series celebrates successes and raises awareness of artists and designers thriving in...
Cheryl D Holmes Miller, head and shoulders

The story of the Cheryl D. Miller Collection at Stanford University

Guest Speaker March 19, 2021, 10 a.m.-noon: Cheryl D. Holmes Miller, The story of the Cheryl D. Miller Collection at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. We discuss Miller's portfolio, business template...
Mai-Linh Lillard, senior, comm design student, head and shoulders portrait

Congratulations to our winners at the 2021 AAF Dallas ADDYs!

UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design students have been awarded six medals in the 2021 American Advertising Federation Awards, ADDYs, presented by the American Advertising Federation of Dallas, AAF Dallas...