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The College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD) at the University of North Texas (UNT) assumes a critical role in building our region into a world-renowned center for culture and education. CVAD fosters creative futures for its diverse student population and the area through rigorous arts-based education, arts- and client-based studio practice, scholarship and research.

On view in the CVAD Galleries

Weekly rotating exhibitions
Weekly rotating exhibitions
Visit gallery.unt.edu for more info

Upcoming Events

21
Oct
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
UNT Art Building, Lightwell Gallery - 1201 W. Mulberry Street, Denton, TX
21
Oct
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
UNT Art Building, Lightwell Gallery - 1201 W. Mulberry Street, Denton, TX

Opportunities

Learn about scholarships, grants, gallery shows, calls for papers, and other opportunities to get engaged.

Announcements

For the latest accomplishments, events, and news in the CVAD community, see our announcements.

Blogs

Learn more about what's going on through CVAD department and program blogs.

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Student accomplishments

Linda East - CASETA Research Award

The Board of Trustees of the Center for the Advancement & Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA) selected Linda East, Art History MA student, to receive the 2015-16 $1500 CASETA Research Award. Her master's thesis based proposal focuses on Texas architect O'Neil Ford & Texas artist Thomas M. Stell, Jr. and the work they completed for Texas Instruments. Her thesis is titled, "Semiconductors and Symbolism: Thomas Stell's Ceramic Murals and the Story of Texas Instruments." Linda was also awarded complimentary registration to the 2016 Symposium & a 1yr complimentary CASETA membership.

Art Education and Art History
Art History

The Board of Trustees of the Center for the Advancement & Study of Early Texas Art (CASETA) selected Linda East, Art History MA student, to receive the 2015-16 $1500 CASETA Research Award. Her master's thesis based proposal focuses on Texas architect O'Neil Ford & Texas artist Thomas M. Stell, Jr. and the work they completed for Texas Instruments. Her thesis is titled, "Semiconductors and Symbolism: Thomas Stell's Ceramic Murals and the Story of Texas Instruments." Linda was also awarded complimentary registration to the 2016 Symposium & a 1yr complimentary CASETA membership.

Alumni accomplishments

Bevin Butler presented at Texas Medieval Association annual conference

Bevin Butler, Art History BA and MA alumna, presented at the Texas Medieval Association annual conference, which took place on the campus of UNT. She is pictured here with current Art History MA student LauraLee Brott.

Art Education and Art History
Art History

Bevin Butler, Art History BA and MA alumna, presented at the Texas Medieval Association annual conference, which took place on the campus of UNT. She is pictured here with current Art History MA student LauraLee Brott.