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 plot of land near UNCG’s outdoor basketball […]

Professor Duane Cyrus Exhibit Black@Intersection exhibition

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 work being produced in response to the […]

Camille Thurman portrait

For two weeks this month, students in the School of Music’s Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program will be able to study with composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist Camille Thurman—an artist who is quickly becoming one of the standard bearers of jazz. The residency is made possible by the Robinson Family Fund, established by Ward Robinson (’19 […]

UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) are entering into a new partnership to support the scholastic arts in North Carolina. The two organizations will work in partnership to present all NCASA arts activities during the 2021-2022 school year. The following competitions will be […]

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 senseless death of George Floyd while in […]

An Evening with the Creative Class presents The Resistance Project: Traveling While Black Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 7-8:30pm EST with featured guests: Natacha Nikokeza, Germaul Barnes, and Jurne Smith Music by Jonboyondabeat!   Moderated by Duane Cyrus This provocative installment of An Evening with the Creative Class will feature  a behind the scenes look into The […]

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 Raleigh, artist at Victorious Visions; and Joe […]

IOB-UNCG Project Banner

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 located at the IOB building at the […]