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Champion the transformative power of visual arts and design. Our students will be the innovative leaders of tomorrow!

As one of the best and largest art and design schools in the nation, teaching art has been a vital part of UNT since it was first taught only a few years after the institution was founded in 1890. 

CVAD's Fine Arts program is ranked #21 of all national public universities by U.S. News and World Report! Our college's creative, caring, tenacious culture sets the stage for continued excellence to elevate creative ambitions for innovative futures!

Read more about our history, our new building designed by Machado Silvetti, explore our degrees/programs of study and how to pursue your future in art and design at CVAD!

Visit the CVAD News and Views website to see what's happening in the Art Building

What's up in the Art Building?

CVAD N&V is your portal for news. Read the articles, find us on social media and share your news.

Li-Fen Anny Chang, UNT CVAD associate professor, Fashion Design

In the News

Whether exhibiting art, winning awards or conducting research, the CVAD community is always making news.

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Join the UNT CVAD Eagles!

First, apply to UNT and connect with our Future Students Information page!

We believe art and design are essential to the human experience.

Art is what defines us. As educators, designers, makers, researchers and scholars, from distinguished research professors to entering undergrads, we are a community of the creative and the curious. Collectively, we encourage creative futures for a diverse population on an increasingly global stage. Through rigorous arts-based education, arts- and client-based studio practice, scholarship and research, we engage with communities near and far.
Join us as we help to create the future!

Art Building interior, student study space