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Did You Know...
CVAD is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

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
Cora Stafford Gallery
Lightwell Gallery

Upcoming Events

01
Sep
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
ROTC Building, UNT & Cupboard Natural Foods
09
Sep
9:30 am to 11:00 am
ART 321
22
Oct
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
ART Building, 1201 W. Hickory, 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

Kevin Jenkins - Golden Eagle Award

Kevin Jenkins, Ph.D. student in Art Education in the College of Visual Arts + Design, received an inaugural Golden Eagle Award on April 18, 2016. The Golden Eagle Award is the most prestigious university-wide award that UNT bestows on a student leader. Recipients of the award are recognized for their exceptional leadership, high academic achievement, meaningful impact on the UNT community through significant commitment to co-curricular involvement, and positive and considerable engagement in service to UNT and greater communities.

Art Education and Art History
Art Education

Kevin Jenkins, Ph.D. student in Art Education in the College of Visual Arts + Design, received an inaugural Golden Eagle Award on April 18, 2016. The Golden Eagle Award is the most prestigious university-wide award that UNT bestows on a student leader. Recipients of the award are recognized for their exceptional leadership, high academic achievement, meaningful impact on the UNT community through significant commitment to co-curricular involvement, and positive and considerable engagement in service to UNT and greater communities.

Alumni accomplishments

Annette Becker

Annette Becker (Art History MA, 2015) is currently Assistant to the Director of the Spencer Art Museum at the University of Kansas. In February 2016, she travelled to London to participate in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Curating Fashion and Dress program.

Art Education and Art History
Art History

Annette Becker (Art History MA, 2015) is currently Assistant to the Director of the Spencer Art Museum at the University of Kansas. In February 2016, she travelled to London to participate in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Curating Fashion and Dress program.