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.
Two CAH faculty honored as Women of Distinction – for second year in a row
September 23, 2020 Two of the three honorees are from CAH: Cheryl Briggs of the School of Visual Arts and Design, and Laurie A. Pinkert of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.
Art students bring bionic arms to life with Limbitless Solutions
September 18, 2020 Two SVAD students are working with Limbitless Solutions as interns to design, promote and produce new 3D printed prosthetic arms this year.
UCF Hosts Its 1st Virtual Grad Fair Series Beginning this Month
September 11, 2020 The event, held online because of COVID-19, offers prospective students a chance to look at a variety of programs and participate in Q&As in real time.
Six faculty members remain with CAH after NSCM reorganization
September 02, 2020 When the Nicholson School of Communication and Media joined the College of Sciences, six individuals opted to keep their positions in the College of Arts and Humanities.
From Inmate to MFA: Jason Fronczek ’16 graduates
July 30, 2020 Jason Fronczek ’16 refuses to let his time in prison define who he is or will become. The photographer will earn his MFA in emerging media.
UCF Music Professor, Opera Orlando Win Grant to Create New Opera
July 24, 2020 Stella Sung’s third opera will be a musical adaptation of “The Secret River,” a children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski Helps Secure $100,000 Grant For Limbitless Solutions
July 23, 2020 Adobe is providing free Creative Cloud product licenses and training to Limbitless team members and committing a $100,000 grant to support plans for expanding the Limbitless Lab at UCF.
‘(un)continuity’ Virtual Art Exhibition Open Online
July 19, 2020 The UCF-hosted multimedia exhibition (un)continuity opened this week virtually, a sign of the times in Florida when COVID-19 cases continue to surge and our phased reopening is paused.
Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz collaborates with artist Stereo 77 on ‘The Twitch’
July 09, 2020 Artist and educator Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz features vocals on the single “The Twitch” with local DJ Stereo 77.
Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public
July 06, 2020 Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.
Faculty from Africana Studies, History, SVAD partner with COS for Virtual Black Lives Teach-In July 2
June 29, 2020 The online event July 2, 3-5pm will cover aspects of systemic racism against Black people in America, as well as international perspectives on the issues
Florida Prison Education Project plans classes, exhibition for Fall
June 23, 2020 “As reported in the Orlando Sentinel, FPEP has plans for classes and a UCF Art Gallery exhibit this fall while expanding to online courses.”
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.