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.

Orlando Weekly: UCF art gallery exhibition ‘Covering Carbon’ explores the mysteries of coal, oil and plastic

September 21, 2023  The UCF Art Gallery presents Kathleen Thum’s solo exhibition, “Covering Carbon.”

Art Bytes: Fall 2023

September 13, 2023  UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students as they unleash their potential in various creative endeavors. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this fall.

NSM Today: Shedding light on the dark side of fossil fuels piece by piece

September 06, 2023  South Carolina artist and Clemson University professor Kathleen Thum’s “Covering Carbon” exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery draws attention to the complicated relationship between humans and their dependence on fossil fuels.

Welcoming New Staff, Faculty and Administration to the School of Visual Arts and Design

September 06, 2023  The School of Visual Arts and Design welcomes new administration, staff and faculty members.

UCF’s FPEP Continues to Aid Central Florida Inmates

September 05, 2023  Students and staff gathered to learn more about the Florida Prison Education Project, also known as FPEP.

Limbitless Solutions Receives Epic MegaGrant to Create Multiplayer Prosthetics-Training Game

September 01, 2023  UCF professors and Limbitless Solutions will expand their catalog of bionic-limb-training games with help from an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games.

Welcoming New Faculty Members to the College of Arts and Humanities

August 22, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities welcomes new faculty members joining our college this upcoming fall semester!

Art Bytes: Summer 2023

August 10, 2023  UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni, and students as they pursue creative endeavors.

Honoring the Legacy of Sarah Brown ’19

August 01, 2023  Our goal is to raise $25,000, and your generosity will enable the foundation to establish an endowed scholarship, allowing Sarah’s legacy to live on forever.

UCF Art Gallery 2022-2023 Exhibition Review

July 31, 2023  In the 2022-2023 academic year, the UCF Art Gallery hosted a variety of exhibitions and programming, both in person and online.

UCF is Exploring the Intersection of Art and Artificial Intelligence

July 17, 2023  In honor of Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day (July 16), here’s how UCF is leveraging this rapidly evolving technology in the arts to discover a world of possibilities.

Architecture Student Awarded Distinguished Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

July 17, 2023  The award provides students who may not otherwise have the financial means to travel abroad the opportunity to do so while encouraging the exploration of different countries.

CAH Faculty Honored with Promotion and Tenure in 2023

July 14, 2023  UCF awarded promotion and/or tenure to faculty members in the arts and humanities. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty members are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.

Born with a Rare Genetic Defect, SVAD Photography Alum Nadia Zomorodian ’21 Never Quit Fighting

June 28, 2023  After being told she may never graduate high school due to her rare genetic defect, SVAD alumna Nadia Zomorodian ’21 tells her story of beating the odds, graduating with a B.S. in Photography, and working as a photojournalist with Daytona Beach News-Journal.

SVAD Student Artwork Featured in New Mattamy Homes Community

June 28, 2023  SVAD partners with Mattamy Homes to display student artwork at the new Meridian Parks community.

UCF Alum Artwork Featured on Bounty Towels

June 06, 2023  Reina Castellanos ’16MFA has been tapped for a new partnership with Bounty Towels, in which their art is a featured design on the paper products.

Animation Career Review Recognizes UCF’s Visual Arts, Design Programs Among Best in Nation

June 05, 2023  The rankings signal the strength of the programs’ academic reputation, graduation rates, value as it relates to tuition and indebtedness, and ability to prepare graduates for dynamic careers with industry giants.