Orlando Sentinel: 2022 UCF Celebrates the Arts: 5 Highlights
April 01, 2022 Started in 2015, UCF Celebrates the Arts continues to grow with this year’s festival. Here, representing various artistic genres, are five key programs at the festival to check out.
SVAD Alum Wins Animation’s Highest Honor
March 24, 2022 Honoring excellence in the field of animation, the 49th Annual Annie Awards presented visual creators with animation’s highest honor.
WFTV: New Research by UCF’s Limbitless Solutions to Test Brain’s Ability to Adapt to Bionic Limbs
March 16, 2022 UCF’s Limbitless Solutions will lead a new, first-of-its-kind clinical trial this spring to examine how the brain adapts to advanced, bionic arms in children born without a limb.
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.