Photo: A mural in downtown Greensboro by artist Raman Bhardwaj

A Message from the Dean

Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni, I am outraged by the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others by those who are sworn to protect. I am disheartened and angry at the violence shown against those who are peacefully protesting the ...
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Commencement Profile: Maya Simmons BA Art History, BA African American and African Diaspora Studies

Maya Simmons is graduating with a double major -- a BA in Art History and in African American and African Diaspora Studies -- and she knows just how she plans to use both of them: “I have loved art from a very young age. As I started researching ...
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School of Art Shines in Raleigh Exhibition

You might say Front Burner: Highlights in Contemporary North Carolina Painting has been on the backburner for a little while. It was 2017.  Ashlynn Browning ('02 MFA Studio Art) was feeling what she describes as "burnt out"  after the recent election and plagued by negativity and devisiveness: "Everything seemed ...
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Sherrill Roland ’09, ’17 MFA awarded the Fellowship in Documentary Arts

Sherrill Roland ’09, ’17 MFA awarded the Fellowship in Documentary Arts from Duke University. Read more... https://vpa.uncg.edu/2019/05/07/sherrill-roland-09-17-mfa-awarded-the-fellowship-in-documentary-arts-from-duke-university/ ...
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Jewels: An Exhibition of Distinguished Alumni

Jewels is an exhibition curated by Associate Professor Emerita Amy Purcell and is a celebration of her 30 years on the faculty at UNCG’s School of Art. The exhibition features the work of twenty-one of Purcell’s former students -- people whom she calls her "jewels" -- and runs ...
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