Matt Dombrowski

Matt Dombrowski, M.F.A.

Matt Dombrowski is an Assistant Professor specializing in Digital Media at the School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) for the University of Central Florida (UCF). He is an international exhibiting fine artist, as well as having, an industry background in motion graphics and commercial art. He worked on numerous design projects for companies the likes of Disney, the Orlando Magic, TG Lee Diary and the Golf Channel.

Matt brings his visual arts, marketing and commercial production experience to his research at UCF. His research focuses on the melding of current digital media technologies, practices and techniques to utilize digital art in the development of interactive experiences beyond entertainment. Matt works with various partners in engineering, healthcare, and beyond to create experiences that better serve humanitarian needs. These partnerships build hybrid multidisciplinary interactive experiences that deliver both arts and cultural impact.

Recently, Matt is affiliated faculty with Limbitless Solutions Inc, in the development and production of interactive alternative controllers and training games for children to learn how to properly use their 3D printed prosthetics. These video games have most recently been showcased in the Smithsonian American Art Museum SAAM Arcade event in Washington, DC. The SAAM Arcade 2017 had well over 19,000 visitors during its two-day duration.

Matt strongly believes that the influences and implementation of digital media practice can be used for the betterment of our society and help positively shape its future.

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Education

  • M.F.A. in Studio Art and the Computer from University of Central Florida
  • B.F.A. in Computer Animation from University of Central Florida

Research Interests

Affiliated Faculty

  • Limbitless Solutions

Technical 

  • Motion Graphics (After Effects and Premiere)
  • 3D Computer Animation, Modeling, Lighting, and Texturing (Autodesk Maya)
  • Adobe tools: Digital Imaging and Graphic Design (Photoshop, Illustrator)

Recent Research Activities

  • Limbitless Solutions Inc.
  • Experimental Animation
  • Games for Change
  • Alternative Controllers
  • Gamification Solutions
  • Visual Game Development

Awards

  • 2018 Adobe Education Leader 
  • 2018 University Tech Fee Awardee
  • 2017 University Tech Fee Awardee
  • 2017 PLANT Grant Recipient
  • 2017 Teaching Incentive Award
  • 2014 "Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award" College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida.
  • 2014  LIFE SAVER Award
  • 2014/2010 LIFE (Learning Institute for Elders) Competitive Grant Program for Student Research and Teaching Equipment.
  • 2008  “Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching”; College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida

Courses

No courses found for Spring 2019.

No courses found for Fall 2018.

Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50782 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Web A - Unavailable
No Description Available
50783 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Face2Face A M,W 9:00AM - 11:50AM Unavailable
No Description Available
50784 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Face2Face A M,W 1:00PM - 3:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11613 FIL3720C Introduction to Animation Face2Face Tu,Th 8:30AM - 11:15AM Unavailable
No Description Available
19064 FIL3734C Intermediate Animation Face2Face M 10:00AM - 11:50AM Unavailable
No Description Available
19065 FIL3734C Intermediate Animation Face2Face M 1:00PM - 3:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available
10023 FIL4750C Experimental Anim Workshop Face2Face Tu,Th 2:30PM - 5:15PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80944 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Face2Face Tu 8:00AM - 9:50AM Unavailable
No Description Available
80945 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Face2Face Tu 10:00AM - 11:50AM Unavailable
No Description Available
80959 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Web - Unavailable
No Description Available
81428 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Face2Face Tu 12:00PM - 1:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81429 DIG4780C Modeling for Realtime Systems Face2Face Tu 2:00PM - 3:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available
92520 DIG6546 Previsual & Concept Developmnt Face2Face W 3:00PM - 5:50PM Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Aug 18, 2018