Fox 35 News: UCF-linked company using AI to help design prosthetics for kids, teens

February 23, 2024  SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski says their latest innovation uses generative artificial intelligence to help streamline their work. “And that includes the ideation or concept process of the arm itself, when our research team is thinking about what the next arm is gonna look like…'”

53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

February 19, 2024  This year’s Faculty Authors’ celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, with 19 of the 53 awards belonging to Arts and Humanities faculty.

Pathways Prize Finalists Announced – Exhibition Begins in May

February 16, 2024  The Rollins Museum of Art and the UCF Art Gallery at the University of Central Florida are pleased to announce the finalists for the second iteration of their collaborative exhibition and competition for emerging Florida artists, Pathways 2024: The Carlos Malamud Prize.

Two Teams Awarded 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

January 31, 2024  Two projects focused on collaboration within diverse communities have been named winners of the 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards. The project teams comprising UCF researchers and community partners were granted $25,000 to help fund their respective initiatives.

UCF Animation Alum Wins Best Animated Special Emmy

January 25, 2024  Immersed in his creative pursuits, Trey Buongiorno ’13 has received recent critical acclaim for his work on Moon Girl Landing. At UCF, Buongiorno studied what is currently known as the character animation track in the bachelor’s degree program, which is offered in the College of Arts and Humanities through the...

Limbitless Solutions’ Gamified Training Student Team Shines at I/ITSEC Conference

January 25, 2024  The UCF-based research program, which includes students and faculty from SVAD, was awarded top honors for the training game Limbitless Journey at 2023 I/ITSEC.

NSM Today: UCF exhibit highlights American visual culture through typographic art

January 16, 2024  Featuring typographic artwork from a variety of artists and a 30-foot-long timeline plastered on the wall, the broadsides, or posters, tell the history of American print media and the stories that go along with it.

Orlando Weekly: ‘Type Out Loud’ printed-arts exhibition opens at UCF Art Gallery

January 09, 2024  Curated by fantastic local printmaker Ashley Taylor and design historian Dr. Dori Griffin, “Type Out Loud” functions as both a historiography of the physical ephemera and an exploration of the printing process.

WMFE: ‘Arm Identity’? UCF company using ‘AI’ to personalize prosthetics

January 02, 2024  When generative AI tools became available this year, many identified them as a disruptive technology. Limbitless Solutions creative director Matt Dombrowski embraced them with open arms.

UCF Alumni: UCF Double Major Shows Resilience, Dedication During Academic Career

December 19, 2023  Recent graduate Sara Parsons ’23 has made an impact in and out of the classroom while overcoming health challenges in the process.

Art Bytes: Winter 2023

December 18, 2023  SVAD celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this winter.

72-Year-Old SVAD Student Jayne Alcorn Returns 44 Years Later to Graduate with a BA in Studio Art

December 15, 2023  72-year-old SVAD student Jayne Alcorn first began her educational journey at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 1978. This week, 44 years later, she is graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Studio Art.  

John C. Hitt Library Hosts Exhibition Featuring UCF B.S. in Photography Alumni

November 21, 2023  12 UCF Daytona Beach B.S. in Photography Alumni will display their work in the John C. Hitt Library Gallery.

Arts and Humanities students shine at UCF’s 2023 3MT Competition

November 20, 2023  Theatre student Cory Kennedy Barrow placed in the top three at UCF’s annual Three Minute These (3MT) competition.

UCF Presents the 2nd Annual Art Knight!

November 08, 2023  UCF’s Art Knight! will be held on Friday, November 17. The annual event, hosted by the School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD), is an open house for the community to tour studio spaces and classrooms, see current student projects and interact with art students and faculty.

UCF Art Gallery showcases work by SVAD faculty members

October 30, 2023  “A colorful array of artwork created by faculty was on display for students to view on Oct. 19. At the Faculty Exhibition in the Visual Arts building faculty members, who are recognized in the national and international sphere, showcased their work to the UCF community. The exhibition ends on Nov....

2023 Mead Garden Adlab Student Sculpture Design Awards Reception

October 18, 2023  AD Lab students exhibit prototype models of 3-D sculptures at Mead Botanical Gardens.

UCF Recognizes Nine CAH Faculty at 2023 Luminary Awards

October 18, 2023  The honor is designed to recognize some of UCF’s brightest stars who shine a positive light on UCF and in their respective fields.

Manuscripts in UCF Libraries’ Special Collections Provide Unique Learning Experience to Art Students

October 13, 2023  As part of the UCF Libraries’ extensive collection, students taking Medieval Art can review exact copies of the manuscripts they study in class.

UCF’s Limbitless Solutions Selected as a 2023 Disney Grant Recipient

October 05, 2023  The UCF-based research center was one of 19 nonprofits selected as part of Disney’s ongoing community outreach efforts. SVAD faculty member Matt Dombrowski ’05 ’08MFA co-leads development of the video games that helps the children learn how to use the arms.