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Arts and Humanities Summer Speaker Series

June 17, 2020  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities is hosting a series of talks from the faculty highlighting research and teaching in arts and humanities. The summer speaker series will run from June 18 through July 23.

NEA Big Read Celebrates 6th Year of Programming with ‘Silver Sparrow’

June 16, 2020  UCF receives a grant of $15,000 to host the annual event in Central Florida featuring the Tayari Jones novel in early 2021.

The Power of Creativity and Caring During Challenging Times

May 29, 2020  Jeff Kepler ’11, a graphic designer, used his creativity to honor heroes around the world, including Anthony King ’14BSN ’17MSN, a nurse caring for COVID-19 patients in New York City.

Photography student selected for the 31st ACA Student Exhibition

May 22, 2020  Photography student Michele Meyers was selected to exhibit her work in the Atlantic Center for the Arts’ 31st Annual University Student Exhibition. Meyers is the third UCF student in recent years to receive this honor.

Staff Awards recognize dedication and success

May 06, 2020  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

10 SVAD students, alumni and faculty finalists in ArtFields 2020: Now Virtual

April 24, 2020  Six alumni, three current students and one faculty member from the School of Visual Arts and Design are finalists for the 2020 ArtFields competition.

Congratulations to CAH’s 2019-20 TIP and RIA Awardees

April 24, 2020  Congratulations to the faculty members who have been selected to receive 2019-20 UCF Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Awards or Research Incentive Awards (RIA). 

SVAD alumna, students win 2020 Addy Awards

April 20, 2020  The 2020 Orlando Addy Awards included three UCF students, McKenzie Estes, Gi-ting Chen, Ryan Pesch, and one 2004 alumna, Annika Matos.

J.R. Hopes 11th year scholarship recipient selected

April 16, 2020  Graphic design student Rachel Greenwald has been selected as the 2020 J.R. Hopes scholarship recipient.

CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure in 2020

April 07, 2020  This year, 30 CAH faculty members received promotion or tenure to celebrate their successes.

2020 Founders’ Day awardees in arts and humanities

April 01, 2020  Faculty members from across the college are honored for the 2020 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

Menagerie, A Virtual Exhibition

April 01, 2020  Menagerie: Spring 2020 SVAD Biannual BFA Exhibition I provides the opportunity for senior undergraduate students majoring in book arts, ceramics, drawing, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture to share their research and artistic practice. Experience the artworks virtually…

NEA Big Read: Central Florida kicks off virtual programming April 1

March 30, 2020  Celebrating Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried” online with artist talks every Thursday throughout April via Zoom and virtual book clubs.

UCF artists “Arts On!”

March 26, 2020  We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!

Event cancellations and updates for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

March 13, 2020  The College of Arts and Humanities has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel many upcoming events, including UCF Celebrates the Arts.

Award-winning Positive Parenting Fables offers a modern twist on the classic fable

February 12, 2020  Positive Parenting Fables, the animated short film with a modern twist on the classic fable, is the result of a collaboration funded by the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards.

UCF Program at Love Your Shorts Film Festival to Connect Filmmakers

February 10, 2020  Student films to be featured at 10th annual festival in Sanford this week. Tiffany, an animation directed by Christina Christie ’19, was created by UCF’s character animation class of 2019.

Confectionary-contemporary painter Will Cotton to speak at UCF

February 06, 2020  Cotton, who will speak Feb. 26, is known for his photo-realist depictions of landscapes as sugary confections, as seen in the Smithsonian and Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream.”

After 50 years, colorful artist and SVAD faculty Walter Gaudnek will exit UCF

February 03, 2020  After 50 years of teaching at the University of Central Florida, artist Walter Gaudnek will close the door on the classroom this spring.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2020 Features Inspiration from Dorothy Gillespie

January 10, 2020  This year’s community art showcase takes place April 7 – 19, with tickets on sale March 2, and includes pieces that honor the late feminist art movement pioneer.