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Career Roundtable via Zoom

Nov. 6: CVAD Career Roundtable, Focus on UX/UI

Each session of the Career Roundtable will provide students an opportunity to prepare for career possibilities in the arts. For more information, contact Binod Shrestha, director, CVAD Foundations, or...
Photo of Chesley Antoinette Williams

TASA selects Alumna Chesley Antoinette Williams as Paul Hanna Lecture Award winner

Chesley Antoinette Williams ('13, M.F.A., Studio Art: Fibers), a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, with a B.F.A. in sculpture, was selected as the Paul Hanna Lecture Award recipient...
UNT named one of nation's 'Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics'

UNT named one of nation's 'Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics'

Oct. 15, 2020 — The University of North Texas earned multiple rankings in The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine’s “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics” lists for the number of...
Comm Design Poster Competition AIGA UNT Group

UNT comm design student's art selected to promote UNT Opera's upcoming production

Oct. 15, 2020 — A poster designed by Nathan Amstutz, communication design, was selected to promote UNT Opera's upcoming production of "Lucia di Lammermoor," a tragic opera in three acts written in 1835 by Gaetano...
Ruth West

Ruth West receives $166K NSF grant for collaborative research in robotics

Grounded Reasoning about Robot Capabilities for Law and Policy is the name of the $166K grant awarded to Professor Ruth West, who has co-appointments to teach in the UNT colleges of...
Lauren Cross

Lauren Cross receives national research fellowship from SNAAP

Lauren Cross, Ph.D., is was selected to receive a $5,000 research fellowship for 2021 from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project, SNAAP, at Indiana University's School of Education, Bloomington...
CADD and Maddrey LLC Artist Prize is $5000 to support Black artists

CADD and Maddrey PLLC establish $5K Artist Prize to support Black artists

The Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas and the law firm Maddrey PLLC have announced the new $5,000 CADD x Maddrey PLLC Artist Prize, for Black artists living or working in Dallas. The prize is geared toward...
Elaine Pawlowicz

Institute for the Advancement of the Arts selects Elaine Pawlowicz as 2020-21 Fellow

UNT's new 2020-21 IAA Faculty Fellows includes Elaine Pawlowicz, associate professor, drawing and painting, CVAD Department of Studio Art, in this year's selection of UNT faculty...
Doug May

CQ Magazine selects three works by Doug May in the 61st international juried competition

Multiple works by Douglas D. May, assistant professor for communication design, CVAD Department of Design, were accepted into Creative Quarterly magazine's 61st...
NEWH Dallas call for applicants

Interior Designers: NEWH Dallas opens call for $cholarship applicants

nterior Design students are eligible for the NEWH Dallas Chapter scholarship. NEWH, Inc. and its chapters are tasked with fundraising to provide scholarship dollars for eligible students planning to...
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...
Erica Holeman

Erica Holeman's work is featured in Communication Arts journal

An integrated branding design project by Erica Holeman, assistant professor of graphic design, CVAD Department of Design, was selected for publication in Communication Arts, a professional journal for visual...
Detail of art by Loc Huynh and Emily Potts

CVAD students make it to the final exhibition in AXA Art Prize competition

Loc Huynh and Emily Potts, CVAD graduate students in Studio Art, submitted two of the 400 entries that have been accepted from across the nation for the ...
CVAD Student Computer Lab

CVAD IT Services provides remote online access to connect to software from home

The CVAD Student Computer Lab and CVAD computer classrooms are currently closed to on-campus visitors due to COVID-19. However, computers in the CVAD lab and classrooms are configured so...
Liss LaFleur

Liss LaFleur selected as Kennedy Center 2020-21 Citizen Artist Fellow

July 9, 2020 — The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts selected Liss LeFleur, associate professor of studio art, as one of only seven Citizen Artist Fellows for 2020-2021...
Book cover detail, hands making a basket, book by Jennifer Way

Craft has seen a surge during the pandemic, but turning to art amid turmoil is not new

Turning to craft in a time of turmoil is not unprecedented, according to art historian Jennifer Way, professor of art history. People have used craft as a means for therapy and wellness, cultural heritage and political activism in periods of...
Drawing of an ID card

How do I get my ID card?

Notice from Student Financial Services Students: ID cards for students who have submitted their photo online to Student Financial Services will be distributed during the month of August in the third-floor Event Hub...
Detail of pencil art by Kenturah Davis, woman in profile

Onstead Institute collaborates with Lewisville ISD, provides Diversity in the Art Classroom Workshop

The Jo Ann (Jody) and Dr. Charles O. Onstead Institute for Education in the Visual Arts and Design provided professional development content to 60 art teachers in the Lewisville Independent School District. The workshop led by...
Memo from Dean Watts, July 2, 2020

Message from our Dean: Campus Reopening plans for CVAD

While the campus will reopen on July 6th our CVAD operations will be very limited. The main building will be open 10:00AM – 3:00PM on Thursdays, otherwise it will remain closed. Our intent is to continue to keep to a minimum the number of ...
Galleries closed to public, open for curricular needs

A Message from the Galleries Director

I wanted to reach out to you in regards to the upcoming Fall 2020 Semester and the CVAD Galleries. We are closely following UNT’s response and return to campus plans. At this time, public gatherings are being limited, there is a need for social...
Message to students from Dean Watts

Message from our Dean: CVAD Update for Fall

As our university continues with its plans to provide safe educational environments for the Fall 2020 semester, I am writing to share what is happening in your home college to support you, our students, as well as the faculty, staff and teaching...