SVAD Professor Featured in Exhibition by the National Museum of Women in the Arts

August 16, 2021  Associate professor of studio art Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz was featured in a story from The Washington Post about “Reclamation: Recipes, Remedies, and Rituals”, an online exhibition by the National Museum of Women in the Arts

12 Animated, Fantasy and Superhero Films Made by UCF Grads

August 10, 2021  UCF animation alumni worked behind the scenes on some of the biggest movies from the last decade.

Rudy McDaniel Reappointed Director of the School of Visual Arts and Design

August 06, 2021  Rudy McDaniel ’99,’01MA,’03,’04PhD, director of the School of Visual Arts and Design for five years, has been reappointed as director.

UCF Art Gallery 2020-2021 Exhibition Review

August 05, 2021  In the 2020-2021 academic year, the UCF Art Gallery hosted exhibitions and programming both in person and online that examined cultural and social contexts while supporting contemporary art practices.

UCF Ranked #2 Among Top Public Animation Schools and Colleges Nationally

June 24, 2021  Animation Career Review has ranked the UCF School of Visual Arts and Design No. 2 among the nation’s top public animation schools and colleges in 2021.

Robert Rivers Awarded the 2021 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

June 08, 2021  Robert Rivers, professor of art at the School of Visual Arts and Design, was named the winner of the 2021 Florida Prize in Contemporary Art.

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

June 08, 2021  Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place August 4–6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held August 7.

Orlando Sentinel: Florida Prize exhibit opens at Orlando Museum of Art, highlights Sunshine State artists

June 07, 2021  UCF professor Robert Rivers is among the finalists and is the overall Florida Prize winner for 2021. The exhibition is on view from June 4 – August 22 at the Orlando Museum of Art.

J.R. Hopes Scholarship Brings Hope to Artists for 12th Year

May 18, 2021  For 12 years, the J.R. Hopes Scholarship has given UCF art students the resources they need to reach their full potential and has benefitted over 50 students. This year’s scholarship winners are Vito Angelo Silecchia, Sierra Fuentes, Emily Harnett, Kai Schulz, Gianni Vazquez and Eileen Zelaya. 

Keri Watson Harnesses the Power of the Arts Beyond the Classroom

May 11, 2021  Associate professor of art history. Executive director of the Florida Prison Education Project. CO-PI of the NEA Big Read: Central Florida grant. Advocate. However you describe her, Keri Watson is a force to be reckoned with in the School of Visual Arts and Design.

Gabriel Marino Selected for 32nd Annual ACA Student Exhibition

May 05, 2021  A studio art student with a concentration in photography has been selected to exhibit in the 32nd Annual University Student Exhibition presented by the Atlantic Center for the Arts.

Staff Awards Recognize Dedication and Exemplary Service

April 29, 2021  The annual college staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

CAH Faculty Members Receive Tenure and Promotion in 2021

April 26, 2021  In 2021, 28 arts and humanities faculty members received promotion or tenure to recognize their dedication to the university.

Photos That Capture the Creativity of 2021 UCF Celebrates the Arts

April 14, 2021  Although UCF Celebrates the Arts looked a little different this year, the heart of the annual festival remained the same: the arts are built on community.

Visual Arts Take Center Stage at UCF Celebrates the Arts

April 09, 2021  This year, UCF Celebrates the Arts will feature a series of events highlighting the visual arts and visual artists at UCF from April 2 to 10.

2021 Founders’ Day Awards Honor Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

April 07, 2021  Faculty members from across the college were honored for the 2021 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

April 07, 2021  The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.

Graduation Info for 2021 Spring Graduates

April 05, 2021  The commencement ceremony for graduates of the College of Arts and Humanities will be Friday, May 7 at 9 am.

SVAD Professor Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz Uses Art to Call for Change

April 01, 2021  Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz is a renowned interdisciplinary artist and associate professor who seeks to use art as a medium for social awareness and change.

Student Creative Group Helps Bring UCF Celebrates the Arts to Life

March 29, 2021  The lead design for this year’s theme was created by a team of students from the School of Visual Arts and Design.