CVAD Contact Information

Art Building, Room 101  |  Email:  |  Hours  |  Directory
Main Number: 940-565-4001  |  Fax: 940-565-4717

Dean's Suite

Karen Hutzel
Professor, Art Education

Denise Amy Baxter
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
Professor, Art History

Eric Ligon
Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs
​​Distinguished University Professor, Communication Design: Graphic Design


Jennifer Aglio, Assistant to the Dean, Senior Administrative Coordinator, 940-565-4691
Jerry Aul, Senior Administrative Coordinator, 940-565-2587
Mary Braden, Budget Officer, 940-565-4002
Kelli Fuhrman, Senior Director, Development & Fundraising, 940-369-5248
Monica Scott, Assistant Director for Marketing, 940-369-5249
Vacant, College Recruiter


Art Building, Room 230

Department of Art Education

940-369-7559 •
Manisha Sharma, Chair and Professor of Art Education
   Vacant, Senior Administrative Specialist

Department of Art History

940-565-4777 •
Heidi Strobel, Chair and Professor of Art History
   Belinda Reyes, Senior Administrative Specialist

Department of Design

940-565-3621 •
Hans-Peter "Hepi" Wachter, Chair and Professor of Interior Design
   Vacant, Senior Administrative Specialist
   Vacant, Office Associate
   xRez Lab • 940-369-5933

Department of Studio Art

940-369-7671 •
Nicole Foran, Chair and Professor of Studio Art
   Angela Vanecek, Senior Administrative Specialist
   Lindsey Bass, Woodshop • 940-369-7264
   Valerie Hancock, Ceramics Lab • 940-369-6509
   Sarah Loch-Test, Metal and Jewelry Arts Lab • 940-565-3691
   Jeffrey McClung, Sculpture Shop • 940-565-4006
  Vacant Position, Printmaking Lab • 940-565-3682
   Kristina Smith, Photography Lab • 940-565-4727



940-369-7246 •
Binod Shrestha
Director, Foundations
   Vacant, Senior Administrative Specialist
   Kay Seedig, Visual Arts Technician
   Erin Turner, Visual Arts Technician

Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies 

Art Building, Room 101
940-565-4001 •
Denise Amy Baxter, Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs


Art Building, Room 162
940-565-4316 •
Stefanie Dlugosz-Acton, Curator • 940-369-8914
   Holly Hutzell, Galleries Registrar • 940-565-4005

IT Services 

Art Building, Room 370
940-565-4522 •
Michael Baggett, Senior Information Technology Support Manager
   Vacant, Cross-functional Support Specialist
   Kacey Close, Computer Lab Manager
   Christa Grogun, Visual Arts Tech., Fabrications Labs Manager
   Yonathan Khoe, Senior Systems Administrator
   Ursula Williams, IT Service Desk Manager

Student Support

Academic Advising

Art Building, Room 232
940-565-2216 •
Erin Donahoe-Rankin, Director, Academic Advising
   Lana Gee, Advising Office Support Associate

CVAD Career Coaches • UNT Career Center

Sage Hall, Room 202

First-year: Margaret Oaikena
Sophomores — Seniors: Marcy Bishop-Lilley
Grad Students, Alumni: Amy Hicks

Onstead Institute for Visual Arts and Design

Art Building, Room 101
940-565-3954 •
Peter Hyland, Program Director
   Kim Willis, Senior Administrative Coordinator

Texas Fashion Collection

405 S. Welch St., Suite 102, Denton, TX 76201
940-565-2732 •
Annette Becker, Curator 

UNT is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, phone: (703) 437-0700; fax: (703) 437-6312;, email.