UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 Brings Shrek, Concerts in Steinmetz Hall and the Return of Visual Art Exhibitions

January 14, 2022  After two years of cancelled or modified programming, UCF Celebrates the Arts returns bigger and brighter than ever before. Tickets are available now for the annual festival, running April 5–16 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Opera Orlando to Premiere ‘The Secret River’ Composed by UCF Professor Stella Sung

December 15, 2021  The opera, which is based on a story of Central Floridians during the Great Depression, will show at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts Dec. 17-19.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando’s Support and Talent Bring to Life ‘The Secret River,’ Composed by Stella Sung

December 15, 2021  This weekend, Opera Orlando will debut “The Secret River,” with music composed by Pegasus Professor Stella Sung.

Spectrum News 13: UCF Student Shares Personal Immigration Experience Through Animated Film

November 22, 2021  Anna Beltran ’19, a student in the Animation and Visual Effects MFA program, is telling the story of immigrants living in the U.S. in a creative way through her work in 3D animation.

First-Generation UCF Student Finds Confidence to Pursue Her Dreams

November 08, 2021  When she crosses the stage in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in studio art and a minor in sociology, Eileen Zelaya will count the moment as one of her greatest accomplishments.

SVAD MFA Student Adds Magical Touch to Disney’s 50th Anniversary

October 28, 2021  From a childhood dream to her dream job, SVAD MFA student Ana Beltran ’19 brings imagination to life through animation.

SVAD Alumnus Helps Bring Visions to Life for FX Network

October 25, 2021  As an art director and visual effects supervisor for FX Network, Michael Viscione ’08 blends creativity and technology to create viewer experiences for big-budget shows.

NSM Today: The Language of Friendship: Pen Pals Project Helps Students Connect

October 21, 2021  During the Connecting Classrooms project, American and Russian students are paired up as pen pals and given monthly tasks to present information about each other and their cultures in the target language they’re learning.

WUCF Earns 4 Suncoast Regional Emmy Nominations

October 20, 2021  College of Arts and Humanities faculty, students and alumni collaborated with WUCF on the acclaimed material.

$5.2 Million Art Collection Donated

September 29, 2021  The collection of artwork donated by the Leibels is valued at $5.2 million. “We have always had great respect for UCF and the role it plays in the community and hope this gift will benefit the university from an educational and financial aspect for years to come,” says Steve. The...

Three SVAD Alumni Selected for Artists-in-Action Residency with Maitland Arts Museum

September 21, 2021  SVAD alumni Leo Cordovi ’19, Mar Martinez ’20, and MJ Torrecampo ’14 have been selected for the 2021-2022 Artists-in-Action (AiA) program at Art & History Museums of Maitland!

Information Session and Open House Round-Up

September 15, 2021  In the next month, the College of Arts and Humanities will offer a wide variety of information sessions and open houses related to our various degree programs.

TD Bank Supports Student and Alumni Artwork in Orlando

September 14, 2021  TD Bank has teamed up with UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design to select student artwork to be featured in a new UCF campus store opening this month.

Spotlight: UCF College of Arts and Humanities 2020–21 Year-in-Review

September 09, 2021  Spotlight, our college’s annual year-in-review, features stories, photos and videos that shine a light on the impact of the arts and humanities.

Call for proposals: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

September 08, 2021  UCF Celebrates the Arts is accepting event/exhibit proposals for festival inclusion. Deadline to apply is September 26.

NSM Today: Eclectic Knights Art Exhibit Provides a Healing Outlet for Artists

September 07, 2021  Eclectic Knights XIII exhibited art by students, alumni, faculty and staff at the Orlando Museum of Art.

Knights Do That Podcast: SVAD Grad Reina Castellanos ’16MFA Uses Culture to Create

September 07, 2021  SVAD grad Reina Castellanos ’16MFA discusses her life as an artist and her latest design project with Target’s Latino Heritage Month line.

SVAD MFA Student Awarded an ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Scholarship

August 30, 2021  Damian Thorn-Hauswirth, a student in the Animation and Visual Effects MFA program, has won an ASIFA-Hollywood’s Animation Educators Forum Scholarship.

The College of Arts and Humanities Welcomes New Faculty Members

August 23, 2021  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members joining our college this fall!

Professor Scott F. Hall’s Instruments Presented Internationally

August 18, 2021  This month, seven of SVAD Professor Scott F. Hall’s sculptural musical instrument designs were shown in FEEDback, a curated group exhibition in the Italian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale. For 120 years, the Biennale has been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world, today drawing an audience of over...