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Researchers, Artists Expand Horizons in UCF Project

March 13, 2012  Some view science and art as heading in opposite directions. But many University of Central Florida research and art students say the two fields are complementary and have come together in a project that “is creating synergies that weren’t there before,” said Michael Georgiopoulos, interim assistant vice president for research...

Virtual 3-D Project to Show Orlando From All Angles

March 13, 2012  Emergency responders, school children, planners and even tourists half way around the globe one day will be able to explore Orlando in 3-D with the click of a mouse. University of Central Florida architecture students, city planners and other agencies have partnered to create the Orlando Virtual City, an interactive...

UCF Art Gallery Holds 1st Open Juried Art Exhibition

February 03, 2012  Artists from around Central Florida are being featured in UCF’s first open juried art exhibition, which opened with a reception Thursday, Jan. 26, at the UCF Art Gallery and will run through Feb. 25. Forty-seven artists were chosen to show a variety of original works, from plaster to painting to...

SVAD Graduate Wins $1000 Grant

January 30, 2012  SVAD Graduate Jay Flynn (MFA, Studio Art and the Computer) was recently awarded a $1,000 Artist Grant from United Arts Central Florida. The grant was a direct result from a final project in ART 5811 Professional Practice in Art taught by Associate Professor Elizabeth Brady Robinson last fall in which...

Flying Horse Editions Prints Featured in St. Louis Exhibition

January 23, 2012  A series of prints created at Flying Horse Editions in collaboration with Theo Lotz and Larry Cooper is currently being featured at the Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis. This collection of prints investigates the phenomenon of globalization and the disappearance of local culture and the gradual homogenization of American...

E. Brady Robinson Lectures at Smithsonian Art Museum

January 09, 2012  E. Brady Robinson spoke at the Luce Foundation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Sunday, January 8th, exploring the immediacy of capturing images made possible by modern technology. Robinson examined early landscape paintings on view in the Luce Center in relation to her own work. The discussion was...

Create Custom Holiday Cards at UCF's Fine Arts Press

November 23, 2011  The public is invited to an open house and holiday card printing at Flying Horse Editions, the University of Central Florida’s fine art research facility. The Letterpress Happy Hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the UCF Center for Emerging Media, 500 W. Livingston St. in...

Ke Francis Featured in Allyn Gallup Contempory Art Gallery's "Paperwork"

November 16, 2011  Starting next month, Ke Francis will be featured in Allyn Gallup Comtemporary Art gallery’s new exhibit, “Paperwork.” His hand-colored engravings will be displayed along with works by three other artists from December 1 – 31, 2011. Ke Francis is a narrative artist who has been actively producing artwork for more...

E. Brady Robinson wins Grand Prize at Chinese Photography Festival

November 15, 2011  “Desks as Portraits: An Inside Look at the DC Art World” by E. Brady Robinson received the Grand Prize Award at the American Life exhibition, part of the 2011 Lishui Photography Festival in China. Robinson is an associate professor at the University of Central Florida’s School of Visual Arts and...

Art History Student Recognized for Research

November 04, 2011  Art History major and McNair Scholar Adee Benartzy has had a passion for the arts ever since she was a child. She moved to America from Israel when she was eight years old. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. and a career as a museum curator and is currently involved...

Feldman and Kanhai Finalists in National Science Foundation Contest

October 31, 2011  The National Science Foundation ICubed project at UCF sponsors the collaboration of students doing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics research and students from the School of Visual Arts and Design for the creation of artifacts that are inspired by STEM research. Last year, STEM students who were involved in research...

Scott F. Hall exhibits sound art internationally

October 26, 2011  Scott F. Hall, a 2011 recipient of the UCF Research Incentive Award, exhibited sound art this summer at the Brunel Electronic and Analogue Music Festival at Brunel University in London. BEAM is a playground of homemade instruments and sonic robots, focused on electronic music being performed or created live.  In early November, Hall’s work will...

E. Brady Robinson Featured in The Washington Post

September 07, 2011  In January, while waiting to photograph head shots for an annual report by the CuDC, a local arts nonprofit, Robinson noticed a private workspace in a back room at Flashpoint Gallery. An ordinary assortment of stuff — glue sticks, a half-eaten box of gourmet crackers — sat on a steel...

Flying Horse Editions’ book purchased for MoMA permanent Collection

August 31, 2011  The Museum of Modern Art, in New York City, has purchased for its permanent collection a limited edition, hand-printed book by artist James Siena that was developed and published by Flying Horse Editions. The book has also recently entered the collections of Stanford University and the Johnson Art Museum at...

E. Brady Robinson to lecture at Smithsonian American Art Museum

August 16, 2011  E. Brady Robinson will lecture at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Sunday, August 28 at 1:30pm. Robinson will look at early landscape paintings on view in the Luce Foundation Center in relation to her own work, in which she explores the immediacy of capturing images made possible by modern...

E. Brady Robinson: Transfer solo exhibition at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum

August 16, 2011  The work of E. Brady Robinson is featured in Transfer, a solo photography exhibition on display through October 9 at Cornell Cornell Fine Arts Museum E. Brady Robinson’s work is informed by a culture of instant and mobile image capture. She uses the camera to examine her environment and record...

CAH Faculty Deliver Games Workshop in Costa Rica

July 22, 2011  From July 11 to July 15, professors Rudy McDaniel (School of Visual Arts and Design) and José Maunez-Cuadra (School of Visual Arts and Design and Latin American Studies) traveled to Puntarenas, Costa Rica to deliver a hands-on workshop to nine faculty at the University of Costa Rica, Pacific Campus. The...

Reedy and Potter in Orlando Arts Magazine

July 08, 2011  Robert Reedy and Thomas Potter are featured in the July/August 2011 edition of Orlando Arts Magazine. The latest issue profiles Reedy as a fine artist and a teacher and spotlights Potter’s professional career as well as the local outreach events he organizes through the UCF Opera program. Orlando Arts Magazine,...

SVAD faculty present at international videoconference on social networking

June 02, 2011  Natalie Underberg, Daniel Novatnak, and Maria Cristina Santana presented on their work at an international videoconference entitled “Las redes sociales como una novedosa herramiento de la investigación” (“Social Networks as an Innovative Research Tool”).  Organized by the University of Costa Rica, UCF was invited to participate along with Kansas State...

Snap! Orlando Showcases Students, Profs’ Photography

May 03, 2011  UCF students and professors’ work will be on display during Snap! Orlando this week. Snap! Orlando is a five-day photography celebration showcasing the work of renowned international and national photographers, as well as images from emerging local talent. The event and its programs are designed to inspire and galvanize a...