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Art by Students Enlivens Novant Clinic

SouthPark Family Practice Hosts 130 works by 45 art students.
   May 10, 2021

The Novant Health SouthPark Family Practice is the site of a vibrant exhibition of 130 works of art by students from UNC Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College. The works, a wide range of painting, photography, sculpture, illustration and more, will be on display in the lobby and throughout the four floors of the medical facility through September 3.

Under the guidance of UNC...

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Professor Shortlisted for Aesthetica Art Prize

Andrew Leventis is one of 19 artists chosen from thousands of submissions.
   May 2, 2021

Assistant Professor Andrew Leventis has been shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize. The Aesthetica Art Prize is an international competition founded in 2007 by U.K.-based Aesthetica magazine. Each year the competition attracts thousands of entries...

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Art History Professor Will Serve as Co-curator for NEH-funded Exhibition

Lisa Homann will work with NC Museum of Art and National Museum of African Art.
   April 27, 2021

Associate Professor of Art History Lisa Homann will join a team in the development of a new exhibition by the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) and the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution (NMAfA). Funded with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), New Masks Now: Artists Innovating Masquerade...

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Projective Eye Gallery Exhibition Reflects on Signs of the Times

Two print projects by Utah-based artist Stefanie Dykes are on view through June 18.
   April 14, 2021

Signs + Gestures, an exhibition in the Projective Eye Gallery in the Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City, showcases two collaborative printmaking projects organized, curated, and produced by master printmaker Stefanie Dykes. On view through June 18, the show brings together works from Signs of the Times, created in 2009, and Token Gestures, created in 2013....

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Art Students’ Work Included in Chicago Museum Exhibition

Museum of Science and Industry’s Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition opened April 7.
   April 8, 2021

Works by UNC Charlotte art students Ajané Williams and Malik J. Norman have been accepted into the Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition, which opened at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago on April 7. Held annually since 1970, the Black Creativity...

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Alum Wins Regional Emmy Award

Danny Tulledge (’15) won an Emmy for Technical Achievement.
   March 2, 2021

Alumnus Danny Tulledge (’15) won the Emmy© award for Technical Achievement at the 35th Midsouth Regional Emmy© Award ceremony, held virtually on Saturday, February 27. A senior designer for ABC News, Tulledge received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Media and minors in art history and theatre from UNC Charlotte.

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Alum Wins 2021 AAF Silver Medal Award

Banks Wilson ('01) has won the Charlotte American Advertising Federation's highest honor.
   February 28, 2021

Graphic design alumnus Banks Wilson ('01) has received the 2021 AAF Silver Medal Award from the Charlotte chapter of the ...

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Bechtler Museum Exhibition Includes Work by Professor

Maja Godlewska is one of “Twentieth Century Women” artists.
   February 20, 2021

A painting by Associate Professor of Art Maja Godlewska is on display at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in the exhibition Twentieth Century Women. The exhibition, which runs through September 2021, highlights the work of 23 artists represented in the museum’s permanent collection, “who have made significant contributions to...

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CoA+A Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor six Distinguished Alumni on Friday, March 19.
   February 7, 2021

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor six Distinguished Alumni on Friday, March 19, in the seventh annual celebration of alumni achievement. The event will be virtual and open to the public.

The Distinguished Alumni Awards were created by the College of Arts + Architecture in 2015 to recognize the accomplishments of alumni who demonstrate in their work the core themes...

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Two Art Students Show Work in Nationally Juried Exhibitions

Nicole Thrower and Ajané Williams have had their work accepted into nationally juried shows.
   February 2, 2021

Two students in the Department of Art & Art History, Nicole Thrower and Ajané Williams, have had their work accepted into nationally juried shows.

Nicole Thrower, who is pursuing her Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in print media, is one of 13 award-winners in the Rare Artist Contest, a national contest presented by the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases. The...

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