J.R. Hopes 10th Anniversary Scholarship Winners Selected
May 01, 2019 For 10 years, the James R. Hopes Art Scholarship has helped UCF students pursuing art careers continue to chase their dreams. This year’s three recipients of the $3,000 award are Joane Lamisere, Cat Penagos and Zoraye Cyrus.
UCF professor showcases artwork on veterans and family
April 24, 2019 Artist Kevin Haran gave a “lunch and learn” lecture highlighting his exhibition of art, Materiel: Sculptures and Works on Paper. Presented by the UCF Community Veterans History Project and the UCF Veterans Academic Resource Center, Haran’s talk focused on his influences and methods of creating art .
Emerging Media programs nationally ranked
April 19, 2019 Emerging Media programs in the School of Visual Arts and Design have been nationally ranked by Animation Career Review, an online resource for aspiring animators, graphic designers, digital artists and more.
Arts and Humanities faculty members honored for excellence
April 03, 2019 Faculty members from across the college were honored at the 2019 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.
5 Students Selected for the William and Alice Jenkins Community Arts Scholars Program
April 01, 2019 5 UCF students who took their passions about art into the community were selected as William and Alice Jenkins Community Arts Scholars for their outstanding partnerships with creative organizations.
CAH Staff Awards recognize hard work, dedication of staff
March 29, 2019 The 2019 CAH Staff Awards recognized 22 staff members for their years of service, hard work and commitment to making UCF great.
UCF Alumni featured in Orlando Science Center Exhibition
March 19, 2019 UCF alumni Gabe Cortese ’17 and Sheherazade Thenard ’18 have work featured in the Orlando Science Center’s Fusion: A STEAM Gallery through April 23. In their exhibition, “Identity and the Landscape,” Cortese and Thenard investigate figuration within an idealized landscape to explore complexities of their respective identities.
Florida Prison Education Project wins Artworks grant
March 05, 2019 The Florida Prison Education Project (FPEP) has received a $50,000 National Endowment for the Arts Artworks grant to support “Illuminating the Darkness: Our Carceral Landscape,” a project that will provide a series of visual arts workshops for men and women incarcerated in Central Florida.
10 Arts & Humanities faculty members honored for Women’s History Month
March 04, 2019 UCF Faculty Excellence chooses 31 UCF women to honor throughout Women’s History Month each year. For 2019, 10 of the 31 faculty members are from the College of Arts and Humanities.
UCF Class Spotlight: African-American Art
February 18, 2019 This course is about more than appreciating artwork — it sheds light on untold stories and the history of America.
Exhibit celebrates powerful connection between art and wellness
February 11, 2019 The Healing Art Exhibition is designed to generate awareness about counseling and psychological services available at UCF, raise campus-wide inclusivity and promote the influence of the healing power of creativity.
Artist Hiwa K gives multidisciplinary talk at UCF
January 29, 2019 Artist Hiwa K brings multidisciplinary work to explore ongoing global political issues such as immigration, colonialism, and war.
Lineup Announced for 2019 UCF Celebrates The Arts
January 23, 2019 The fifth-annual festival held at downtown Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center will underscore the resilience of humans and the healing power of art.
Quilting Connections with Lake Highland Preparatory School
December 11, 2018 Students at Lake Highland Preparatory School learned from UCF School of Visual Arts and Design and Nicholson School of Communication and Media faculty to create mixed media optical art pieces for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Educational Center, City of Orlando – Government...
Praxis: 2018 Fall BFA Exhibition at the UCF Art Gallery
December 06, 2018 Beginning November 15, Praxis, the fall 2018 bi-annual exhibition showcased work by graduating students studying book arts, ceramics, drawing, experimental animation, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture and allowed them to display their research and specialized artistic practice. The exhibition was on display from November 15 through December 6, 2018...
Matt Dombrowski wins 2018 Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Teaching Excellence
December 03, 2018 Matt Dombrowski of the School of Visual Arts and Design is the fourth faculty member from CAH to win the peer-reviewed Chuck D. Dziuban Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.
In the space of health and wellness – for Central Florida and the future
November 15, 2018 Allen Watters, director of UCF’s architecture program, and Carl Beers, principal with HKS Architects, Inc., discuss their methods for steadily, carefully curating the next generation of health-conscious architects.
M.C. Santana, Ilenia Colón Mendoza honored at Valarie Greene King Diversity Breakfast
October 15, 2018 Catalysts for interdisciplinary work at UCF, Dr. M.C. Santana and Dr. Ilenia Colón Mendoza teach how to see opportunities for diversity and inclusion.
Announcing the winners of the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards
October 11, 2018 SVAD faculty, Cheryl Briggs and Keri Watson, part of two teams that recently won the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards.
Alumni work on “Smallfoot” for big screen
September 28, 2018 Teresa Falcone and Christopher Sanchez, UCF alumni have been working on Sony Pictures Imageworks’ new animated film, “Smallfoot.”