April 21, 2021
Innocent Until Black, First place, Studio Arts

On April 7, UNT Dallas celebrated student accomplishments in the literary and visual arts at the virtual JAG Arts Celebration. Graduate and undergraduate students in all academic programs of study were invited to submit original works in poetry, prose, or visual arts (in English or Spanish) for a chance to win a cash prize and have their work published in the Daedalus Arts Journal.

Please join us in congratulating our students on their winning entries from the 2021 JAG Arts Celebration!


1st place: “The Man and Me” by Melinda McClellan 

2nd place: “Sweet Honey and the Universe” by Kiara Croom

3rd place: “Seeing Red” by Christopher Goodman


Studio Art

1st place: “Innocent Until Black” by Kendra Brown

2nd place: “The Pieces that Made me Whole” by Kendra Brown

3rd place: “The Life and Nature of Decay of Man” by Alejandro Nava


1st place: “Ixquichca Miquiztli” by Salvador Medina

Spanish Poetry

1st place: “Mi Mente” by Dora Hernandez

We look forward to sharing their work with you in the Fall 2021 launch of our new student-run literary journal, the Daedalus Arts Journal.

Are you a student interested in getting involved with the journal? Contact