“But Before Bone is Skin” Curator Jonell Logan Discusses Her Curatorial Process for UCF Gallery Exhibition

January 20, 2021  Jonell Logan, curator of “But Before Bone is Skin,” sat down with Orlando Weekly to discuss the curatorial process behind her current UCF Art Gallery exhibition.

Three SVAD MFA Students Win Dell Talks: I Made That Competition

January 19, 2021  Brian Phinn ‘20MFA, Danny McCabe and Damian Thorn-Hauswirth, students in the Animation and Visual Effects MFA program, have won the Dell Talks: I Made That competition.

UCF Celebrates “Silver Sparrow” During NEA Big Read: Central Florida

January 07, 2021  UCF is one of 84 communities nationwide participating in this year’s program meant to promote literacy and reading for pleasure.

Studio Art Student Helps Bring Bionic Limbs from Screen to Real Life

December 17, 2020  UCF senior Remy Marasa interns with UCF-based non-profit Limbitless Solutions to paint expressive designs on 3D-printed prosthetic arms in collaboration with newly released video games Cyberpunk 2077 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

SVAD Faculty and Student Collaborate on Bionic Arm Featured in Cyberpunk 2077

December 15, 2020  SVAD associate professor Matt Dombrowski and student Remy Marasa of Limbitless Solutions worked on the Silverhand-themed arm featured in Cyberpunk 2077.

“Robert Reedy: Revival,” solo exhibition at Polasek Museum

November 20, 2020  Ceramicist and studio art professor Robert Reedy has been chosen for the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens’ winter exhibition.

Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

UCF SVAD professor Kevin Haran is helping Veterans heal through art

November 09, 2020  Studio art professor Kevin Haran is teaching art via Zoom to local veterans at the Lake Baldwin VA Medical Center to help them cope with pain, addiction and homelessness. 

Honor Veterans with the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

November 09, 2020  Please join us throughout the month as we honor the people who have fought and served for our country in events and special initiatives.

UCF Alumni and student featured in the “2020 Florida Biennial: NOW is the Time / The time is NOW”

November 06, 2020  Four UCF alumni and a student are featured in the “2020 Florida Biennial: NOW is the Time / The time is NOW” exhibition taking place now through February 21, 2021 at Art and Culture Center/ Hollywood. 

Studio Art alumni co-curate the 2020 Center for Book Arts Exhibition in New York

November 04, 2020  The public can visit the Center for Book Arts Main Gallery to see the “Americans Looking In” exhibit co-curated by two SVAD MFA alumni, highlighting “The Americans” photograph collection taken by Robert Frank. 

14 Faculty Members Inducted into the UCF Scroll and Quill Society

October 29, 2020  This years’ inductees are experts in methodology, animation, music history, business ethics and other fields.

Explore Pompeii at UCF

October 23, 2020  The ancient town of Pompeii, destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, has long fascinated society. This fall, the Orlando Science Center will host the traveling exhibition, “Pompeii: The Immortal City,” and two UCF collaborations from the College of Arts and Humanities will be featured.

SVAD Students, Alumni and Faculty Featured at Adobe Max 2020

October 20, 2020  SVAD students, alumni and faculty have represented UCF at Adobe Max in previous years presenting on various topics. This year is no different!

UCF Pays Tribute to Parramore Community with New Custom Glass Artwork at Downtown Campus

October 19, 2020  The installation, created by artist Nancy Gutkin O’Neil, was produced in partnership with Parramore residents and business owners and is part of the Art in State initiative at UCF.

UCF’s 1st Campus Hotel features SVAD student, alumni artwork

October 09, 2020  The rooms feature pieces by Marcos Carrasco, Anthony DeSanto ’19, Colleen Falco, Emily Fisher ’20, Connor Peters ’20, and Jacob Wan ‘17’20MFA.

SVAD Faculty and Alumni Featured in Maitland Art Center Exhibition

October 06, 2020  UCF School of Visual Arts and Design faculty and alumni are exhibiting their work at the Maitland Art Center as part of the New Works: An Artist-in-Action Group Exhibition which will be on view from October 9, 2020 – January 17, 2021.

Joo Kim receives FAEA Art Educator of the Year award

September 29, 2020  Joo Kim, associate professor of studio art, has been honored with the 2020 FAEA Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award. Kim is the only UCF faculty member to have received this award to date.

UCF Art Gallery Exhibition Examines Effects of Mass Incarceration

September 24, 2020  The exhibition, which is available online indefinitely and in person on campus through Oct. 1, shines a light on the effects of mass incarceration on the lives of Americans. The exhibition is a culmination of a two-year project that brought contemporary artists to Central Florida to participate in a series...

Art museums seek greater inclusivity as exhibits highlight justice, equality

September 24, 2020  As part of an ongoing look at issues surrounding equity for people of color within Orlando’s arts scene, the Orlando Sentinel featured the UCF Art Gallery an its current exhibition.