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 […]

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 students at UNCG the opportunity to participate […]

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 […]

Photo of artist Sherrill Roland

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 encouraged dialog with the community about what […]

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 thing about Art at UNCG is that […]

Lucas Varnum Portrait

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 in Raleigh, Varnum was always interested in […]