Art in Motion: SunRail-inspired exhibit features UCF installation

August 18, 2010  What moves you? That’s the question three UCF graduate students pose in a new interactive art installation to be featured during Orlando’s 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop next week. The installation, dubbed “CONNECTIONS,” is a 10-foot sphere illuminated by projections of images and videos about movement. It’s inspired by recent debates...

Choose Your Own Adventure course to be offered this fall

August 18, 2010  In February, the School of Visual Arts and Design received an Undergraduate Education Pilot Project grant from UCF to develop an innovative model for online instruction. The resulting course, entitled Adventures in Emerging Media, is based on the choose your own adventure novels that were popular in the 1970s and...

E. Brady Robinson's Photos featured in Corcoran Gallery

July 28, 2010  The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC has acquired two photographs from the series E. Brady Robinson: Shift for the permanent collection. More of Robinson’s work can be seen at http://ebradyrobinson.com/.

McDaniel edits special journal issue on video games for good

June 08, 2010  Assistant Professor Rudy McDaniel recently guest edited a special double issue of the international journal Cognitive Technology focused on video games and cognition. Specifically, the issue focuses on “games for good,” video games that impact cognition for a particular pro-social purpose. Also guest editing this special issue is former Digital...

Art History grad curates exhibit of "Miracles"

June 02, 2010  Art history graduate Natália Marques da Silva is the curator of “Requesting Miracles: Votive Offerings from Diverse Cultures,” an international exhibit of sacred objects. The exhibit runs through Saturday, June 5 in the Alice & William Jenkins Gallery at Crealdé’ School of Art. Read more at the UCF Newsroom. Watch...

Nathan Redwood at Flying Horse in June

May 28, 2010  Nathan Redwood, a young painter from Los Angeles whose work is currently gaining international recognition, will be in residency at Flying Horse Editions from June 7 to 17. The LA Times recently wrote about Redwood: “His extravagance leans toward both the baroque and the surreal. Much has fed into this...

Ink!Rub connects collectors with artists

May 24, 2010  More than 100 serious local art collectors and supporters turned out at the new Flying Horse Editions studio in downtown Orlando last week to celebrate and shop for the latest season’s works. The show featured works from internationally known artists completed at the studio. Read the full story at the...

CAH seniors inducted into the Order of Pegasus

May 11, 2010  Brenna Egan and Nátalia Marques da Silva received the Order of Pegasus, UCF’s most prestigious student award. President John C. Hitt and Provost and Executive Vice President Terry Hickey were in attendance to congratulate the 2010 inductees and assist with the presentation of their award medals. Brenna Egan is a...

Robinson in Art Calendar magazine

April 08, 2010  Art Calendar: The Business Magazine for Visual Artists recently published two articles by Elizabeth Brady Robinson. “Art Entrepreneur: Attending National Portfolio Reviews” appeared in the April 2010 issue and “Emerging Art at Art Basel Miami Beach 2009” in the following issue.

Isenhour's sculptures featured in University of Maine exhibit

March 03, 2010  The University of Maine Museum of Art features Bio-Permutation, a collection of sculptures by David Isenhour. The exhibition is on view January 15 – April 3, 2010. Isenhour’s sculptures reflect his interest in genetic research, science fiction, cartoons and popular culture. His sculpts his compositions out of polyiso foam and...

Robinson featured in Emerging Artist Auction

February 09, 2010  E. Brady Robinson’s “Noah’s Ark + Climbing Wall” from the series Scenes from Jesusland was featured in Emerging Artist Auction by Daniel Cooney Fine Art, NY and iGavel. Scenes from Jesusland documents the crossroads of religion with tourism and commodity culture located at a Christian theme park. Humor and irony...

Faculty Members Present Paper at SIGGRAPH

October 05, 2009  Darlene Hadrika and Stella Sung co-presented a paper at the 2009 SIGGRPAH conference in New Orleans, LA. The title of their talk, “Collaborative Animation Productions Using Original Music in a Unique Teaching Environment,” focused upon the collaborative aspects of animation and music, and discussed ways in which UCF’s Digital Media...

Digital Media professors present at SIGGRAPH 2009

August 14, 2009  Darlene Hadrika and Stella Sung co-presented a paper at the 2009 SIGGRPAH conference in New Orleans entitled “Collaborative Animation Productions Using Original Music in a Unique Teaching Environment.” The talk focused upon the collaborative aspects of animation and music and the ways that UCF’s Digital Media animation program presents an...

Digital Media Creates Ethics Based Video Game for Students

July 23, 2009  The Digital Media program and Partnership for Research on Storytelling Environments (PROSE) have teamed up to create an ethics based video game designed to help students manage real life situations in a technological setting. The project aims to help future students think ethically about technology. PROSE is currently working on...

Studio 500 Attracts Attention for Emerging Media Program

June 11, 2009  The new Studio 500 is helping to make Orlando an entertainment force. UCF film students have been working with Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter, and Roger Federer to produce Gillete commercials in their new motion-capture Studio 500. Additionally, the Emerging Media Department recently teamed up with the UCF cheerleading team to...