BFA Rachael Hayes in Italy Artist Residency

Rachael Hayes (BFA Sculpture and Ceramics 2021) finally made it to Italy for her previously delayed Artist Residency with the Digital Stone Carving Project! The Digital Stone Project was founded in 2005 by sculptors who wanted to create a new way of working in stone by leveraging the ...
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Caitlyn Schrader ’22: Bringing Energy and Experience to Role of Director of Community Engagement

Caitlyn Schrader (’22 MFA Dance) is moving into a role that seems choreographed just for her — Director of Community Engagement for UNCG’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA).  In that position, she will also serve as Director of Greensboro Project Space (GPS), CVPA’s contemporary art gallery ...
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3rd iteration of multi-sensory art installed at Industries of the Blind

New Multi-Sensory Art Project Installed

UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and the Industries of the Blind (IOB) announces the third iteration of a public art piece, which tells the stories of the blind and low-visioned using sight, sound, and touch.    The installation is located at the IOB building at ...
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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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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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