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 […]

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 new artwork by artist Sheena Rose, UNC […]

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 […]

“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 do the work of transforming raw metal […]

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 the good hands of CVPA alumna Catherine […]