Downtown Greensboro looks a lot different this month. Vibrantly painted storefronts, challenging quotes from authors and musicians, and art that refers to love, justice, peace, grief, support, and hope. Several Spartan students, alumni, and faculty are among the many on Elm Street proving the power of art. Read the full article here:

The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, and the often violent response to Black Lives Matter protestors over the last two weeks, challenge all of us who care for the members of our communities to work to replace the systems of inequality that have been built up over centuries. Segregation, redlining, employment […]

Photo: A mural in downtown Greensboro by artist Raman Bhardwaj

Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni, I am outraged by the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others by those who are sworn to protect. I am disheartened and angry at the violence shown against those who are peacefully protesting the widespread and systemic racial injustice in our […]

Student’s in Assistant Professor Rachel Riley’s New Media and Design class Image Sequencing were asked to create a series of time-based interpretations of a subject by documenting experience, vision, and thought. Students were encouraged to think about Framing by exploring how they present visual elements in an image; Structure by directing the viewer’s response by […]

Dear UNCG family, I am very sad to share that Jon Smith, longtime director of UNCG’s Sculpture Foundry, died this past weekend. Jon taught a variety of sculpture courses at UNCG and oversaw all aspects of the Foundry operations. Jon’s ties to UNCG ran deep; he was a double UNCG alumnus, earning a BFA in […]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Ken White to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College. He has been serving as Interim Associate Dean since July 2019. White joined the theatre faculty of UNC Greensboro in 2013, teaching courses in lighting design, […]

We hope that you can come see us soon, but in the meantime please enjoy this Virtual Visit to the School of Art. Music by Ryan Andersen, licensed under an Attribution-NonCommercial License (