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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2020 Distinguished Alumna (School of Art) Sheena Rose Creates Mural for Weatherspoon Art Museum

Announcement from the Weatherspoon Art Museum (June 3, 2021):  The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro  will debut a dynamic mural in its atrium commissioned from artist Sheena Rose. The project will be on view beginning June 12. A homecoming is in the works. The Weatherspoon is excited to announce its commission of a major ...
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School of Art Alumna Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

UNCG Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) alumna Jane South has been awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.    South is currently the Chair of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and before that she taught at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).   ...
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Message from Dean bruce d. mcclung

April 20, 2021 Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni: I am heartened by the guilty verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Justice has been served in this case, and the police officer who swore an oath to protect has been held accountable for the ...
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camper used by artist Grace Clark

Grace Clark ’21 MFA Studio Art, Creator of Overland Artworks

Grace Clark started out on a fairly standard path for an art student. Raised in western Minnesota, the daughter of a photography professor and an elementary school teacher, she attended an arts high school in Minneapolis and went on to get her BFA with an emphasis in photography ...
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Fire + Metal = Art in the Foundry

“At first glance, the foundry can be very intimidating. It’s a large space full of big tools, sparks, fire, and loud sounds.”   UNC Greensboro Foundry Director Kevin Vanek says some of the students who enter this space are a little scared that they might not be able to ...
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Catherine Burns ’08 BA German, ’10 BA Art History: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States, presenting over 5,000 years of art from around the world, but pieces from the collection don’t always stay on site. Sometimes art is loaned for special exhibitions, and when it is, it is in ...
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