ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
The annual exhibition features a juried selection of must-see new works in all media by graduate and undergraduate art and design students. Generous scholarships and awards are provided by many dedicated supporters of the educational experience that UNT and CVAD provide.
ABOUT THE JUROR
Tempestt Hazel is a curator, writer and co-founder of Sixty Inches From Center, an organization that archives, promotes and collaborates with artists and arts projects across Chicago. Hazel is also the Professional Development Manager at the Chicago Artists Coalition where she develops programming that helps local artists build successful careers by connecting them with industry and business experts. Hazel serves on the curatorial committee for the SUB-MISSION, a project space of The Mission Projects, and is on the host committee for the Leadership Advisory Committee of the Art Institute of Chicago. Recent independent projects include: The Future’s Past, a series of public installations realized through a fellowship with the Black Metropolis Research Consortium; Locality, Chicago Artists Coalition; and The Tipping Point of Me and We, Contemporary Arts Council.
2013-2014 exhibition and lecture programs are supported by the UNT Fine Arts Series; a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts; Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment on the Humanities; and the CVAD Visiting Artist and Scholar Series as well as CVAD Departments and their individual academic programs.
The Voertman Competition is sponsored by Voertman's Store, a North Texas tradition since 1925.