CVAD Student Organizations

American Society of Interior Designers, ASID

  • Interior Design program Blog

The UNT chapter for the American Society of Interior Designers participates in local charity events, social events, shows, competitions and a professional mentorship program for upperclassmen and a mentorship program for freshmen and sophomores. This program will pair the lower classmen with a junior or senior in order to provide support and advice on portfolio reviews, classes, projects and more.

Art History Society

  • Art History Society (not active at this time)

The purpose of the Art History Society at the University of North Texas is to foster the appreciation of artworks and art criticism. The Society extends membership to all currently enrolled UNT students and encourages scholars of all disciplines. The Society meets for group discussions, museum field trips and art lectures.

Clay Guild

The Clay Guild has 25+ active members. It sponsors workshops such as the four-day wood fire workshop coming this year. The Guild raises more than $10,000 a year in support of visiting artists, and to help students attend NCECA through donations from businesses and sales.

Metals Club

The Metals Club is an organization that started in 2005. There are 20+ active members that have passionate interests in metals. The Club sponsors jewelry sales/fundraisers at least once a semester that feature metal designs and other types of jewelry as a means of promoting their artwork and raising enough money to support visiting artists.


  • NAEA Student Chapter on Facebook
  • Graduate Art Education Students on Facebook

The UNT Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association is a group of like-minded students who think that art plays an important role in the lives of individuals. The organization as a whole is committed to supporting this belief through their voice and actions. Membership dues are $7 per semester.

Parallax Photography Club

Photography student organization.

Printmaking Association of North Texas Students, PANTS

The Printmaking Association is a UNT student group that promotes printmaking within the DFW-Denton area. We do this through gallery shows, visiting artists, workshops, volunteering, collaborative projects, awarding scholarships, museum and conference field trips, print sales and print trades.

Painting and Drawing Association

Sculpture Collective

The Sculpture Collective is a group for UNT students who enjoy working in 3D.


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