Graphic Design Alum, Local Artist Creates New ‘Elevation’ Mural for UCF Downtown

March 15, 2022  After experiencing first-hand how education can help one reach new heights, local artist and UCF alum Christian Stanley ’11 has completed a mural at UCF Downtown to remind students, faculty, staff why they’re at the university.

11 CAH Faculty Members Named Recipients of the 2022 Seed Funding Program

March 10, 2022  The program awarded a total of $1 million to 32 teams, several of which included CAH faculty members.

SVAD Students Win Big at Orlando ADDYs

March 08, 2022  The American Advertising Awards, home of the ADDY Award, is one of the industry’s largest creative competitions, with nearly 35,000 professional and student entries each year.

Emerging Media Student Receives High Quality Education Through Free Tuition Program, Career Choice

March 07, 2022  Emerging media student Valeria Villa works at Amazon and can have tuition and fees paid up front as part of the company’s Career Choice Program.

UCF Photography Professor’s New Exhibition Opens at the Casselberry Sculpture House

February 11, 2022  Best known for his unique photo-based sculptural installations that have been exhibited in galleries and museums nationally and internationally, Brooks Dierdorff’s latest exhibition opens at the Casselberry Sculpture House on February 11.

UCF Researchers Share Their Insights into Innovation and Inspiration

February 11, 2022  Faculty members from across UCF share what it takes to achieve progress: collaboration, perseverance, diversity of perspective, acceptance of diversity, and, through it all, inspiration.

WFTV Channel 9: Local artist and UCF grad awarded “Artist in Residence”

February 04, 2022  Sheherazade Thenard ’18, a figurative painter and illustrator, has been awarded “Artist in Residence” by American Landmark.

The Montréal Review: UCF Studio Art Professor has Eighth Solo Exhibition at the George Adams Gallery

February 04, 2022  Amer Kobaslija, Associate Professor of Studio Art in UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design, was featured in the Montréal Review for his eighth solo exhibition at the George Adams Gallery.

10 UCF Alum, Faculty and Student Artworks Featured on Local Billboards

January 25, 2022  As part of a community based outdoor exhibit, the works showcase the diverse talent of Orlando artists.

NSM Today: Flying Horse Editions Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary at UCF Art Gallery

January 19, 2022  The UCF Art Gallery opened its doors Thursday to reveal the Flying Horse Editions exhibition for three weeks. The exhibition is open every weekday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Feb. 3.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 Brings Shrek, Concerts in Steinmetz Hall and the Return of Visual Art Exhibitions

January 14, 2022  After two years of cancelled or modified programming, UCF Celebrates the Arts returns bigger and brighter than ever before. Tickets are available now for the annual festival, running April 5–16 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Opera Orlando to Premiere ‘The Secret River’ Composed by UCF Professor Stella Sung

December 15, 2021  The opera, which is based on a story of Central Floridians during the Great Depression, will show at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts Dec. 17-19.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando’s Support and Talent Bring to Life ‘The Secret River,’ Composed by Stella Sung

December 15, 2021  This weekend, Opera Orlando will debut “The Secret River,” with music composed by Pegasus Professor Stella Sung.

Spectrum News 13: UCF Student Shares Personal Immigration Experience Through Animated Film

November 22, 2021  Anna Beltran ’19, a student in the Animation and Visual Effects MFA program, is telling the story of immigrants living in the U.S. in a creative way through her work in 3D animation.

First-Generation UCF Student Finds Confidence to Pursue Her Dreams

November 08, 2021  When she crosses the stage in 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in studio art and a minor in sociology, Eileen Zelaya will count the moment as one of her greatest accomplishments.

SVAD MFA Student Adds Magical Touch to Disney’s 50th Anniversary

October 28, 2021  From a childhood dream to her dream job, SVAD MFA student Ana Beltran ’19 brings imagination to life through animation.

SVAD Alumnus Helps Bring Visions to Life for FX Network

October 25, 2021  As an art director and visual effects supervisor for FX Network, Michael Viscione ’08 blends creativity and technology to create viewer experiences for big-budget shows.

NSM Today: The Language of Friendship: Pen Pals Project Helps Students Connect

October 21, 2021  During the Connecting Classrooms project, American and Russian students are paired up as pen pals and given monthly tasks to present information about each other and their cultures in the target language they’re learning.

WUCF Earns 4 Suncoast Regional Emmy Nominations

October 20, 2021  College of Arts and Humanities faculty, students and alumni collaborated with WUCF on the acclaimed material.

$5.2 Million Art Collection Donated

September 29, 2021  The collection of artwork donated by the Leibels is valued at $5.2 million. “We have always had great respect for UCF and the role it plays in the community and hope this gift will benefit the university from an educational and financial aspect for years to come,” says Steve. The...