10 SVAD students, alumni and faculty finalists in ArtFields 2020: Now Virtual

April 24, 2020  Six alumni, three current students and one faculty member from the School of Visual Arts and Design are finalists for the 2020 ArtFields competition.

Congratulations to CAH’s 2019-20 TIP and RIA Awardees

April 24, 2020  Congratulations to the faculty members who have been selected to receive 2019-20 UCF Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Awards or Research Incentive Awards (RIA). 

SVAD alumna, students win 2020 Addy Awards

April 20, 2020  The 2020 Orlando Addy Awards included three UCF students, McKenzie Estes, Gi-ting Chen, Ryan Pesch, and one 2004 alumna, Annika Matos.

J.R. Hopes 11th year scholarship recipient selected

April 16, 2020  Graphic design student Rachel Greenwald has been selected as the 2020 J.R. Hopes scholarship recipient.

CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure in 2020

April 07, 2020  This year, 30 CAH faculty members received promotion or tenure to celebrate their successes.

2020 Founders’ Day awardees in arts and humanities

April 01, 2020  Faculty members from across the college are honored for the 2020 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

Menagerie, A Virtual Exhibition

April 01, 2020  Menagerie: Spring 2020 SVAD Biannual BFA Exhibition I provides the opportunity for senior undergraduate students majoring in book arts, ceramics, drawing, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture to share their research and artistic practice. Experience the artworks virtually…

NEA Big Read: Central Florida kicks off virtual programming April 1

March 30, 2020  Celebrating Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried” online with artist talks every Thursday throughout April via Zoom and virtual book clubs.

UCF artists “Arts On!”

March 26, 2020  We may all be at home, but our UCF artists are still creating! We’ve created a new site compiling the creative activities of UCF’s isolated artists for everyone to enjoy. Go Knights, Arts On!

Event cancellations and updates for the UCF College of Arts and Humanities

March 13, 2020  The College of Arts and Humanities has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel many upcoming events, including UCF Celebrates the Arts.

Award-winning Positive Parenting Fables offers a modern twist on the classic fable

February 12, 2020  Positive Parenting Fables, the animated short film with a modern twist on the classic fable, is the result of a collaboration funded by the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards.

UCF Program at Love Your Shorts Film Festival to Connect Filmmakers

February 10, 2020  Student films to be featured at 10th annual festival in Sanford this week. Tiffany, an animation directed by Christina Christie ’19, was created by UCF’s character animation class of 2019.

Confectionary-contemporary painter Will Cotton to speak at UCF

February 06, 2020  Cotton, who will speak Feb. 26, is known for his photo-realist depictions of landscapes as sugary confections, as seen in the Smithsonian and Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream.”

After 50 years, colorful artist and SVAD faculty Walter Gaudnek will exit UCF

February 03, 2020  After 50 years of teaching at the University of Central Florida, artist Walter Gaudnek will close the door on the classroom this spring.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2020 Features Inspiration from Dorothy Gillespie

January 10, 2020  This year’s community art showcase takes place April 7 – 19, with tickets on sale March 2, and includes pieces that honor the late feminist art movement pioneer.

Motion capture to on-screen acting: Theatre, animation and film programs team up

January 07, 2020  UCF students in acting, animation and film get the chance to collaborate and create while preparing for the future of entertainment.

Studio art & art history double major Mär Martinez wins FusionFest 2019 grand prize

December 20, 2019  Interdisciplinary artist Mär Martinez followed her muse to a big win at this year’s FusionFest multicultural festival, receiving the $1,000 grand prize in the event’s Visual Art competition.

Grantees named for 2019 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Awards

December 13, 2019  Two collaborative projects have been announced as the 2019 winners of the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards. The winning initiatives are “Creative Approaches to Combat HIV Stigma and Discrimination from Health Providers” and “Project Xavier Hands-free Training Game.”

BFA Studio Art grads Titus Thomas and Rex Hammack defy odds, expectations

December 12, 2019  Two soon-to-be graduates of the BFA in Studio Art program, Titus Thomas and Rex Hammack, share their interesting stories along with their interesting art. The two students were recently part of the BFA exhibition Allegoria in the UCF Art Gallery.

Remembering Johann Eyfells

December 04, 2019  Former longtime UCF faculty member Johann Eyfells passed away on Tuesday, December 3, at the age of 96. Eyfells was one of the founding faculty of what was formerly the art department of FTU and was a major influence on a generation of artists. He worked at UCF for 30 years...