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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...
Adobe CC discounted subscriptions available now for UNT students

Reduced-price Adobe CC subscription licenses now available to UNT students

Students: Interested in a discount to Adobe® Creative Cloud™? A limited number of personal subscriptions currently is available!
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...
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...
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...
Lauren Cross, Liss LaFleur, closeup photos of their faces

UNT Initiative 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...
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...
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...
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

AIGA announces the return of Dialectic

American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA, the professional association for design, announced the new Dialectic issue, Volume III, Issue I Winter 2021-2022, which...
Hand swiping an ID card through the card reader

After-hours Student Access to the Art Building

Currently enrolled CVAD students are eligible to apply for after-hours access that begins on ...
Bans off our bodies.

"OURS" by Alicia Eggert is unveiled for the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

In advance of tomorrow's 49th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, in partnership with interdisciplinary artist Alicia Eggert...

CVAD + CLASS faculty collaborate to research queer childbirth & family-building in America

Liss LaFleur, M.F.A., associate professor, New Media Art, and Katherine Sobering, Ph.D., assistant professor, sociology, have embarked on a five-year project to research queer childbirth and...
CVAD Fabrication Labs

Need to access the Fab Labs?

The CVAD Fabrication Labs are now open for reservations! Reservations can be made through the CVAD reservation system by logging in with your EUID and password...