Visiting Artist in Social Practice

Pablo Helguera, a pioneer of socially engaged artistic practice, is working with CVPA students this semester on a project that focuses on the reimagining of social conventions. The project will result in a publication that Helguera describes as “a manual to learn and perform new forms of cultural ...
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Pollinator Garden Takes Root

A project promoting sustainability in the arts is sprouting on campus—literally and figuratively—thanks to the passion and initiative of two CVPA faculty members. Leah Sobsey (Assistant Professor of Photography) and Tara Webb (Lecturer in Costume Technology) are creating a pollinator garden, which will soon be planted on a ...
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A Growing Art Form: Painting with Bacteria

Peanut butter and jelly…spaghetti and meatballs…painting and bacteria. Wait, what? It may sound like the most impossible combination, but it’s just the kind of art + science mashup that Karen Ingram (’96 BFA Studio Art, Concentration in Painting) loves to explore: “I think there’s a real overlap, and ...
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Madisson Yarnell (BA Art History Major) wins Honors Symposium award

Senior Art History major, Madisson Yarnell, won second place in the Arts and Humanities category of UNCG's annual Honors Symposium on Friday, March 25th with her paper “The Virgin’s Journey Through Tuscany”: A Study of Tuscan Annunciation Paintings Through the Italian Renaissance." The Honors Symposium offers outstanding undergraduate ...
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Professor Duane Cyrus Exhibit Black@Intersection exhibition

Exhibition Explores Concepts of Blackness Through the Eyes of Contemporary Artists

Professor of Dance Duane Cyrus is the guest curator for “Black@Intersection: Contemporary Black Voices in Art” presented by the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). In January 2021, SECCA posted an open call for guest curator submissions, seeking new voices and new perspectives for a collaborative exhibition showcasing ...
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Photo of artist Sherrill Roland

Sherrill Roland exhibits at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

Sherrill Roland (MFA 2017/BFA 2009) exhibits his drawings, and multimedia sculptures reflecting his life experiences after a wrongful incarceration in the exhibition Hindsight Bias at the Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in New York. This exhibition follows up from his "Jumpsuit Project" in which he wore an orange jumpsuit and ...
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Carving Out a Sculpting Career

Karena “Kidd” Graves (’19 BFA Studio Art: Ceramics and Sculpture) is carving out her place in the sculpture world—something she began in sixth grade and honed here at UNC Greensboro’s School of Art: “Working toward a sculpture degree, I did ceramics classes, metal classes, and woodshop. But the ...
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MFA Art Students Exhibit work at Lump Gallery in Raleigh

Current 2021 MFA School of Art Students exhibit their work  in Bad Touch 2.0 at the Lump Gallery in Raleigh. This is a group drawing exhibition curated by Bill Thelen. Bad Touch 2.0 is on exhibit from December 3 - January 16, 2022 with an opening Reception on Friday, Dec ...
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Lucas Varnum Portrait

Commencement Profile:
Lucas Varnum BFA – Studio Art: Sculpture and Ceramics

Lucas Varnum says it’s simple: do what you love. That’s the advice he has for future Spartans who might be hesitant to pursue a degree in the visual and performing arts: “Don’t be scared. Don’t let money determine your major. If you love art, do art.” Growing up ...
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School of Art Professor receives nominations for film

UNCG's School of Art Visiting Assistant Professor of Animation, Dan Hale was nominated for several awards by the Lonely Wolf London International Film Festival for The Boy Who Cried, a film he co-directed. The Boy Who Cried is a dark, animated short about the complex relationship between a parent ...
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