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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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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School of Art Alumnus is Recipient of Creative Capital Award

Sherrill Roland '16 MFA Studio Art) is one of 42 recipients of the 2021 Creative Capital Awards. His project "The Jumpsuit Portal", in the multimedia Social Practice category, is eligible for up to $50,000 in funding. Read more about the award here. About the Artist: Roland is an ...
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Associate Professor Jennifer Meanley Helps with ‘Bridging the Gap’

A new mural called "Bridging the Gap" decorates the Morehead Park trailhead along the Downtown Greenway. Leading the effort is Darlene McClinton, a muralist and chief executive officer of The Artist Bloc. Introducing her team: Jennifer Meanley, UNCG associate professor; Marsh Neeley, artist; Neidy Perdomo, graphic designer; James ...
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CVPA PAIRS WITH INDUSTRIES OF THE BLIND TO INSTALL PUBLIC ART PIECE AT CORNER OF GATE CITY BOULEVARD AND TATE STREET

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and the Industries of the Blind (IOB) have partnered on an innovative and multidisciplinary project -- the installation of a public art piece which tells the stories of the blind and low-visioned using sight, sound, and touch. The installation is ...
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