5 Students Selected for the William and Alice Jenkins Community Arts Scholars Program

April 01, 2019  5 UCF students who took their passions about art into the community were selected as William and Alice Jenkins Community Arts Scholars for their outstanding partnerships with creative organizations.

CAH Staff Awards recognize hard work, dedication of staff

March 29, 2019  The 2019 CAH Staff Awards recognized 22 staff members for their years of service, hard work and commitment to making UCF great.

UCF Alumni featured in Orlando Science Center Exhibition

March 19, 2019  UCF alumni Gabe Cortese ’17 and Sheherazade Thenard ’18 have work featured in the Orlando Science Center’s Fusion: A STEAM Gallery through April 23. In their exhibition, “Identity and the Landscape,” Cortese and Thenard investigate figuration within an idealized landscape to explore complexities of their respective identities.

Florida Prison Education Project wins Artworks grant

March 05, 2019  The Florida Prison Education Project (FPEP) has received a $50,000 National Endowment for the Arts Artworks grant to support “Illuminating the Darkness: Our Carceral Landscape,” a project that will provide a series of visual arts workshops for men and women incarcerated in Central Florida.

10 Arts & Humanities faculty members honored for Women’s History Month

March 04, 2019  UCF Faculty Excellence chooses 31 UCF women to honor throughout Women’s History Month each year. For 2019, 10 of the 31 faculty members are from the College of Arts and Humanities.

UCF Class Spotlight: African-American Art

February 18, 2019  This course is about more than appreciating artwork — it sheds light on untold stories and the history of America.

Exhibit celebrates powerful connection between art and wellness

February 11, 2019  The Healing Art Exhibition is designed to generate awareness about counseling and psychological services available at UCF, raise campus-wide inclusivity and promote the influence of the healing power of creativity.

Artist Hiwa K gives multidisciplinary talk at UCF

January 29, 2019  Artist Hiwa K brings multidisciplinary work to explore ongoing global political issues such as immigration, colonialism, and war.

Lineup Announced for 2019 UCF Celebrates The Arts

January 23, 2019  The fifth-annual festival held at downtown Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center will underscore the resilience of humans and the healing power of art.

Quilting Connections with Lake Highland Preparatory School

December 11, 2018  Students at Lake Highland Preparatory School learned from UCF School of Visual Arts and Design and Nicholson School of Communication and Media faculty to create mixed media optical art pieces for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Educational Center, City of Orlando – Government...

Praxis: 2018 Fall BFA Exhibition at the UCF Art Gallery

December 06, 2018  Beginning November 15, Praxis, the fall 2018 bi-annual exhibition showcased work by graduating students studying book arts, ceramics, drawing, experimental animation, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture and allowed them to display their research and specialized artistic practice. The exhibition was on display from November 15 through December 6, 2018...

Matt Dombrowski wins 2018 Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Teaching Excellence

December 03, 2018  Matt Dombrowski of the School of Visual Arts and Design is the fourth faculty member from CAH to win the peer-reviewed Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.

In the space of health and wellness – for Central Florida and the future

November 15, 2018  Allen Watters, director of UCF’s architecture program, and Carl Beers, principal with HKS Architects, Inc., discuss their methods for steadily, carefully curating the next generation of health-conscious architects.

M.C. Santana, Ilenia Colón Mendoza honored at Valarie Greene King Diversity Breakfast

October 15, 2018  Catalysts for interdisciplinary work at UCF, Dr. M.C. Santana and Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza teach how to see opportunities for diversity and inclusion.

Announcing the winners of the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

October 11, 2018  SVAD faculty, Cheryl Briggs and Keri Watson, part of two teams that recently won the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards.

Alumni work on “Smallfoot” for big screen

September 28, 2018  Teresa Falcone and Christopher Sanchez, UCF alumni have been working on Sony Pictures Imageworks’ new animated film, “Smallfoot.”

Art History lecture series begins this fall

August 30, 2018  The grant sponsored lecture series will show connections between art and activism so students can reflect on the role of art in society and the relationship between art history and public engagement. The series will address Art and Activism, Feminism Art and the Guerrilla Girls, and Art as an Endangered...

Digital Media student wins Equestrian National Championship title

May 23, 2018  Digital Media student Molly Murtha recently won UCF’s first equestrian national championship title at Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association’s National Championship Horse Show.

Solar-powered sculpture to be installed at Orlando City Stadium

May 17, 2018  A solar-powered art sculpture designed by UCF students will soon grace the entryway of Orlando City Stadium, home of the Orlando City Soccer Club and the Orlando Pride.

SVAD faculty member selected as 2018 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art finalist

May 15, 2018  For the third time in four years, an SVAD faculty member has been named a finalist for this prestigious award.