Jonathan Isaac draws inspiration through UCF design students for signature shoe

May 14, 2024  Isaac was inspired to reach out to the University of Central Florida School of Visual Arts and Design after watching a movie where a character did something similar. Five design students were selected to work with Isaac on creating designs for his signature shoe, Judah 1.

UCF Art Graduates to Make a Difference Through FPEP Program

May 10, 2024  Utilizing art and their life experiences with incarceration, Alexander Alvarez ’24MFA and Jim Wysolmierski ’24MFA are looking to inspire incarcerated students.

PHOTOS: Reflecting on UCF Celebrates the Arts 2024

May 07, 2024  A look back on the 10th annual UCF Celebrates the Arts, which included concerts, lectures, interactive visual art displays, kid-friendly events and more.

Art Bytes: Spring 2024

May 07, 2024  SVAD celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this spring.

Annual CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 07, 2024  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities’ annual staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to their department, the university and the community.

Graduating Kenyan Artist Uses Work to Advocate for Change

May 06, 2024  Multidisciplinary artist Njeri Kinuthia is making waves with her empowering feminist art and community activism.

2024 Founders’ Day Ceremonies

April 05, 2024  Faculty, staff and students from the College of Arts and Humanities were recognized at UCF’s Founders Day on April 3.

“Technicolor” Exhibition Showcases B.S. in Photography Student Artwork

April 02, 2024  The 2024 ‘Photography and Art’ Class at the University of Central Florida is pleased to announce its curation of photographic works by current undergraduate students in the UCF B.S. in Photography program. This year’s theme is a celebration of color entitled Technicolor!

UCF Animation Alumnus Describes Journey from College to Winning an Emmy Award

March 04, 2024  UCF animation alumnus Trey Buongiorno speaks on his transition from UCF to winning an Emmy award.

Fox 35 News: UCF-linked company using AI to help design prosthetics for kids, teens

February 23, 2024  SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski says their latest innovation uses generative artificial intelligence to help streamline their work. “And that includes the ideation or concept process of the arm itself, when our research team is thinking about what the next arm is gonna look like…'”

53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

February 19, 2024  This year’s Faculty Authors’ celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, with 19 of the 53 awards belonging to Arts and Humanities faculty.

Pathways Prize Finalists Announced – Exhibition Begins in May

February 16, 2024  The Rollins Museum of Art and the UCF Art Gallery at the University of Central Florida are pleased to announce the finalists for the second iteration of their collaborative exhibition and competition for emerging Florida artists, Pathways 2024: The Carlos Malamud Prize.

Two Teams Awarded 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

January 31, 2024  Two projects focused on collaboration within diverse communities have been named winners of the 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards. The project teams comprising UCF researchers and community partners were granted $25,000 to help fund their respective initiatives.

UCF Animation Alum Wins Best Animated Special Emmy

January 25, 2024  Immersed in his creative pursuits, Trey Buongiorno ’13 has received recent critical acclaim for his work on Moon Girl Landing. At UCF, Buongiorno studied what is currently known as the character animation track in the bachelor’s degree program, which is offered in the College of Arts and Humanities through the...

Limbitless Solutions’ Gamified Training Student Team Shines at I/ITSEC Conference

January 25, 2024  The UCF-based research program, which includes students and faculty from SVAD, was awarded top honors for the training game Limbitless Journey at 2023 I/ITSEC.

NSM Today: UCF exhibit highlights American visual culture through typographic art

January 16, 2024  Featuring typographic artwork from a variety of artists and a 30-foot-long timeline plastered on the wall, the broadsides, or posters, tell the history of American print media and the stories that go along with it.

Orlando Weekly: ‘Type Out Loud’ printed-arts exhibition opens at UCF Art Gallery

January 09, 2024  Curated by fantastic local printmaker Ashley Taylor and design historian Dr. Dori Griffin, “Type Out Loud” functions as both a historiography of the physical ephemera and an exploration of the printing process.

WMFE: ‘Arm Identity’? UCF company using ‘AI’ to personalize prosthetics

January 02, 2024  When generative AI tools became available this year, many identified them as a disruptive technology. Limbitless Solutions creative director Matt Dombrowski embraced them with open arms.

UCF Alumni: UCF Double Major Shows Resilience, Dedication During Academic Career

December 19, 2023  Recent graduate Sara Parsons ’23 has made an impact in and out of the classroom while overcoming health challenges in the process.

Art Bytes: Winter 2023

December 18, 2023  SVAD celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this winter.

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Jonathan Isaac draws inspiration through UCF design students for signature shoe

May 14, 2024  Isaac was inspired to reach out to the University of Central Florida School of Visual Arts and Design after watching a movie where a character did something similar. Five design students were selected to work with Isaac on creating designs for his signature shoe, Judah 1.

UCF Art Graduates to Make a Difference Through FPEP Program

May 10, 2024  Utilizing art and their life experiences with incarceration, Alexander Alvarez ’24MFA and Jim Wysolmierski ’24MFA are looking to inspire incarcerated students.

PHOTOS: Reflecting on UCF Celebrates the Arts 2024

May 07, 2024  A look back on the 10th annual UCF Celebrates the Arts, which included concerts, lectures, interactive visual art displays, kid-friendly events and more.

Art Bytes: Spring 2024

May 07, 2024  SVAD celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this spring.

Annual CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 07, 2024  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities’ annual staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to their department, the university and the community.

Graduating Kenyan Artist Uses Work to Advocate for Change

May 06, 2024  Multidisciplinary artist Njeri Kinuthia is making waves with her empowering feminist art and community activism.

2024 Founders’ Day Ceremonies

April 05, 2024  Faculty, staff and students from the College of Arts and Humanities were recognized at UCF’s Founders Day on April 3.

“Technicolor” Exhibition Showcases B.S. in Photography Student Artwork

April 02, 2024  The 2024 ‘Photography and Art’ Class at the University of Central Florida is pleased to announce its curation of photographic works by current undergraduate students in the UCF B.S. in Photography program. This year’s theme is a celebration of color entitled Technicolor!

UCF Animation Alumnus Describes Journey from College to Winning an Emmy Award

March 04, 2024  UCF animation alumnus Trey Buongiorno speaks on his transition from UCF to winning an Emmy award.

Fox 35 News: UCF-linked company using AI to help design prosthetics for kids, teens

February 23, 2024  SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski says their latest innovation uses generative artificial intelligence to help streamline their work. “And that includes the ideation or concept process of the arm itself, when our research team is thinking about what the next arm is gonna look like…'”

53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

February 19, 2024  This year’s Faculty Authors’ celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, with 19 of the 53 awards belonging to Arts and Humanities faculty.

Pathways Prize Finalists Announced – Exhibition Begins in May

February 16, 2024  The Rollins Museum of Art and the UCF Art Gallery at the University of Central Florida are pleased to announce the finalists for the second iteration of their collaborative exhibition and competition for emerging Florida artists, Pathways 2024: The Carlos Malamud Prize.

Two Teams Awarded 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

January 31, 2024  Two projects focused on collaboration within diverse communities have been named winners of the 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards. The project teams comprising UCF researchers and community partners were granted $25,000 to help fund their respective initiatives.

UCF Animation Alum Wins Best Animated Special Emmy

January 25, 2024  Immersed in his creative pursuits, Trey Buongiorno ’13 has received recent critical acclaim for his work on Moon Girl Landing. At UCF, Buongiorno studied what is currently known as the character animation track in the bachelor’s degree program, which is offered in the College of Arts and Humanities through the...

Limbitless Solutions’ Gamified Training Student Team Shines at I/ITSEC Conference

January 25, 2024  The UCF-based research program, which includes students and faculty from SVAD, was awarded top honors for the training game Limbitless Journey at 2023 I/ITSEC.

NSM Today: UCF exhibit highlights American visual culture through typographic art

January 16, 2024  Featuring typographic artwork from a variety of artists and a 30-foot-long timeline plastered on the wall, the broadsides, or posters, tell the history of American print media and the stories that go along with it.

Orlando Weekly: ‘Type Out Loud’ printed-arts exhibition opens at UCF Art Gallery

January 09, 2024  Curated by fantastic local printmaker Ashley Taylor and design historian Dr. Dori Griffin, “Type Out Loud” functions as both a historiography of the physical ephemera and an exploration of the printing process.

WMFE: ‘Arm Identity’? UCF company using ‘AI’ to personalize prosthetics

January 02, 2024  When generative AI tools became available this year, many identified them as a disruptive technology. Limbitless Solutions creative director Matt Dombrowski embraced them with open arms.

UCF Alumni: UCF Double Major Shows Resilience, Dedication During Academic Career

December 19, 2023  Recent graduate Sara Parsons ’23 has made an impact in and out of the classroom while overcoming health challenges in the process.

Art Bytes: Winter 2023

December 18, 2023  SVAD celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this winter.

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