Stefanie Dlugosz-Acton was appointed director of CVAD's Galleries in January 2020. She has worked at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., and the Dallas Museum of Art. Before her start at the UNT CVAD Galleries, she conceptualized, cultivated and implemented exhibitions such as "Wendell Castle: Shifting Vocabularies" at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, "Simple Forms, Stunning Glazes: The Gerald W. McNeely Collection of Pewabic Pottery" at the Cranbrook Art Museum, and "The Real Real Spectacle" at CAVE Gallery in Detroit, Mich.
Dlugosz-Acton received a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Mo., double majoring in fibers and art history and completed a master’s degree in art history from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., where she specialized in 20th- and 21st-century art and design.