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SVAD Students, Alumni and Faculty Featured at Adobe Max 2020

October 20, 2020  SVAD students, alumni and faculty have represented UCF at Adobe Max in previous years presenting on various topics. This year is no different!

UCF Pays Tribute to Parramore Community with New Custom Glass Artwork at Downtown Campus

October 19, 2020  The installation, created by artist Nancy Gutkin O’Neil, was produced in partnership with Parramore residents and business owners and is part of the Art in State initiative at UCF.

UCF’s 1st Campus Hotel features SVAD student, alumni artwork

October 09, 2020  The rooms feature pieces by Marcos Carrasco, Anthony DeSanto ’19, Colleen Falco, Emily Fisher ’20, Connor Peters ’20, and Jacob Wan ‘17’20MFA.

SVAD Faculty and Alumni Featured in Maitland Art Center Exhibition

October 06, 2020  UCF School of Visual Arts and Design faculty and alumni are exhibiting their work at the Maitland Art Center as part of the New Works: An Artist-in-Action Group Exhibition which will be on view from October 9, 2020 – January 17, 2021.

Joo Kim receives FAEA Art Educator of the Year award

September 29, 2020  Joo Kim, associate professor of studio art, has been honored with the 2020 FAEA Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award. Kim is the only UCF faculty member to have received this award to date.

UCF Art Gallery Exhibition Examines Effects of Mass Incarceration

September 24, 2020  The exhibition, which is available online indefinitely and in person on campus through Oct. 1, shines a light on the effects of mass incarceration on the lives of Americans. The exhibition is a culmination of a two-year project that brought contemporary artists to Central Florida to participate in a series...

Art museums seek greater inclusivity as exhibits highlight justice, equality

September 24, 2020  As part of an ongoing look at issues surrounding equity for people of color within Orlando’s arts scene, the Orlando Sentinel featured the UCF Art Gallery an its current exhibition.

Two CAH faculty honored as Women of Distinction – for second year in a row

September 23, 2020  Two of the three honorees are from CAH: Cheryl Briggs of the School of Visual Arts and Design, and Laurie A. Pinkert of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.

Art students bring bionic arms to life with Limbitless Solutions

September 18, 2020  Two SVAD students are working with Limbitless Solutions as interns to design, promote and produce new 3D printed prosthetic arms this year.

UCF Hosts Its 1st Virtual Grad Fair Series Beginning this Month

September 11, 2020  The event, held online because of COVID-19, offers prospective students a chance to look at a variety of programs and participate in Q&As in real time.

Six faculty members remain with CAH after NSCM reorganization

September 02, 2020  When the Nicholson School of Communication and Media joined the College of Sciences, six individuals opted to keep their positions in the College of Arts and Humanities.

Applications open for 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

August 28, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

From Inmate to MFA: Jason Fronczek ’16 graduates

July 30, 2020  Jason Fronczek ’16 refuses to let his time in prison define who he is or will become. The photographer will earn his MFA in emerging media.

UCF Music Professor, Opera Orlando Win Grant to Create New Opera

July 24, 2020  Stella Sung’s third opera will be a musical adaptation of “The Secret River,” a children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski Helps Secure $100,000 Grant For Limbitless Solutions

July 23, 2020  Adobe is providing free Creative Cloud product licenses and training to Limbitless team members and committing a $100,000 grant to support plans for expanding the Limbitless Lab at UCF.

‘(un)continuity’ Virtual Art Exhibition Open Online

July 19, 2020  The UCF-hosted multimedia exhibition (un)continuity opened this week virtually, a sign of the times in Florida when COVID-19 cases continue to surge and our phased reopening is paused.

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz collaborates with artist Stereo 77 on ‘The Twitch’

July 09, 2020  Artist and educator Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz features vocals on the single “The Twitch” with local DJ Stereo 77.

Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public

July 06, 2020  Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.

Faculty from Africana Studies, History, SVAD partner with COS for Virtual Black Lives Teach-In July 2

June 29, 2020  The online event July 2, 3-5pm will cover aspects of systemic racism against Black people in America, as well as international perspectives on the issues

Florida Prison Education Project plans classes, exhibition for Fall

June 23, 2020  “As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, FPEP has plans for classes and a UCF Art Gallery exhibit this fall while expanding to online courses.”