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The emphasis of the CVPA Campus Gallery is given to works that celebrate the talents and creativity of members of the CVPA community.

Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 10:00am-4:00pm, Friday 10:00am-12:00pm. These hours are through the academic year when classes are in session. The gallery is closed in the summer. All CVPA Campus Gallery programming (including exhibitions, receptions, and lectures) is free of charge and open to the public.

The CVPA Campus Gallery is located on the main campus of UMass Dartmouth at 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth. The gallery can be found on the first floor of the Visual and Performing Arts building. Patrons are advised to use parking lot 7. For more information, please contact Viera Levitt at

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines - PDF file


Exhibition dates may vary slightly. Please check CVPA Calendar of Events to varify dates, times and exhibition receptions.

September 6-22, 2016

Studio Art Foundations: Student Work Exhibition

Closing reception: September 22, 4-6 pm

September 29 - November 2, 2016

Bill Plympton Animator; Crowned King of Indie Animation: Drawings From Cheatin'

Exhibition / Workshop / Lecture
Opening Reception at CVPA Campus Gallery: Thursday, September 29, 4-6 pm

Artist Talk at Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room: Thursday, September 29, 6-7:30 pm

Go to to register and print tickets.
The event is free.

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Bill Plympton is an animator, graphic designer, cartoonist, and filmmaker considered the King of Indie Animation, and the first person to hand-draw an entire animated feature film. He has created over 40 animated short films and seven animated features. Plympton received Oscar nominations for the animated shorts, “Your Face” and “Guard Dog.” In 1991, his film “Push Comes to Shove” won the Cannes Palme d’Or, and in 2001, another short film, “Eat,” won the Canal+ Award for short films at Cannes Critics’ Week. Plympton also collaborated with Madonna, Kanye West, and “Weird Al” Yankovic on a number of music videos and book projects. Bill Plympton will speak about his work and provide insight into the wild world of cartooning and independent animation. While event is free and open to the public, reservations for the talk are required.

November 8 - December 12, 2016

Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition
Closing reception: Dec 12, 4-6 pm, Artist Talks 5 pm

Fine Arts Exhibition 2016