Fall 2022 BFA Exhibition

Dec 31, 1969

Fall 2022 BFA Exhibition provides the opportunity for senior undergraduate students specializing in book arts, ceramics, drawing, experimental animation, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture to share their research and artistic practice. Opening Reception: Friday, November 18 from 5-7pm Additional details coming... Read More

10th Annual SVAD Art History Symposium

Apr 1, 2022

Join us for the 10th Annual SVAD Art History Symposium on April 1, 2022 from 1:00 - 3:00pm at the UCF Art Gallery. Students will present their art historical research from upper-level art history courses and Honors in the Major. The talks cover topics including Caravaggio’s Bacchi, Rubens’ Double Portrait, the characterization of the black in 19th Century art, Gaudi’s Gothic, and bodily interactions in Neo-Avant Garde art.... Read More

Pathways 2022: The Carlos Malamud Prize

Nov 22, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021

CALL FOR ARTISTS The Rollins Museum of Art and the UCF Art Gallery invite submissions for Pathways: The Carlos Malamud Prize. Pathways is a biennial, juried art competition and exhibition for emerging professional artists living in Florida. The inaugural edition will consist of a juried selection process resulting in a Summer 2022 group exhibition for the competition’s finalists. All exhibited artists will receive support and networking through a series of events and direct engagement with... Read More

Artist Talk Series: 2018 Faculty Exhibition

Aug 30, 2018 - Sep 11, 2018

Artist Talk Series: 2018 Faculty Exhibition Jason Burrell: Thursday, August 30 at 3:00pm Father, Jason Burrell, Mixed media on paper, 48" x 72", 2018     Rob Reedy: Wednesday September 5 at 10:00am Teapot Totem, Rob Reedy, earthenware, 2018     Carla Poindexter: Thursday, September 6 at 3:00pm Resonance is the Reason (Summer Afternoon), Carla Poindexter, acrylic on canvas, 70" x 70", 2018     Walter Gaudnek: Monday, September 10 at... Read More

Art Prizes Info Session: Opportunities for Southern Artists

Oct 3, 2018

Calling all Southern visual artists! Join us to learn about the major regional art prizes in the South: South Arts’ Southern Prize, ArtFields, and the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. Together, these programs account for $210,000 in annual prizes and awards for Southern artists. Susie Surkamer, executive director of South Arts, and Jamison Mady, graphic design and creative project manager of ArtFields, will share information about these award programs, discuss requirements,... Read More

art(WORK)ing: a FATE Southeast Regional Conference

Sep 14, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018

How are art programs working toward taking chances and exploring new curriculum, projects, and objectives? What is successful when trying new ideas and approaches in the classroom? What are the experimental failures and how do you compensate and reassess? Please join us for a Southeast Regional FATE Conference at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida for a symposium to share your new and developing pedagogical approaches, curriculum, and projects. This will provide the unique... Read More

Annual Call for Exhibition Proposals // 2018-2019

Feb 10, 2018 - Mar 3, 2018

The UCF Art Gallery is seeking Solo and Group Exhibition Proposals for the 2018-2019 academic year. The gallery resides in the University of Central Florida’s School of Visual Arts and Design located in Orlando, Florida. The gallery has about 3700 square feet of space with over 230 linear feet of wall space and about 96 feet of moveable wall space. Exhibition Proposals will be accepted February 10 through March 3, 2018 and works in all media will be considered. Notification of acceptance... Read More

GALLERY TALK // Lauren Greenwald and Casey McGuire

Feb 1, 2018

We are thrilled to host Lauren Greenwald and Casey McGuire as visiting artists included in the current exhibition Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis. Join us for and in-depth discussion of each artist's work, research, and process.  LAUREN GREENWALD, who received an MFA in photography from the University of New Mexico, is an assistant professor of art at the University of South Carolina. Using a pinhole camera, she investigates travel, migration, and the ways in which the... Read More

LECTURE // Reading and Book Signing: Dinaw Mengestu

Jan 18, 2018

Come enjoy a reading and book signing by Dinaw Mengestu, the award-winning author of The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2007) and How to Read the Air (2010). Mengestu is a graduate of Georgetown University and of Columbia University’s M.F.A. program in fiction and the recipient of a 5 Under 35 award from the National Book Foundation, a 20 Under 40 award from The New Yorker, and a 2012 MacArthur Foundation genius... Read More


Oct 30, 2017

Join us for a gallery talk by Kate Shults, current Lecturer of Film at the School of Visual Arts and Design, University of Central Florida and co-curator of the From the Margins: A Retrospective of Experimental Cinema at UCF exhibition. Shults will give insight into her own work included in the exhibition and the motivations for partnering with the UCF Art Gallery to showcase experimental film artworks. Shults has written and produced a variety of moving image works, focused primarily on... Read More

CALL FOR ARTWORK // Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis

Sep 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017

The University of Central Florida Art Gallery is holding a call for submissions: Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis "After seventeen years here, I am certain of at least one thing: the liberal idea of America is at its best in advertising." — Sepha Stephanos in The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, and inspired by MacArthur Foundation Fellow Dinaw Mengestu’s first novel, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (2007), the... Read More

LECTURE: Keri Watson

Feb 28, 2017

LECTURE w/  Keri Watson  Curatorial Talk Tuesday, February 28 1:00pm - 2:00pm       Keri Watson is an Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Central Florida, and has curated the exhibition In the Eyes of the Hungry: Florida’s Changing Landscape, which will open at the University of Central Florida Art Gallery on February 26, 2017. Managed by Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read offers grants to support innovative community... Read More

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