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.

72-Year-Old SVAD Student Jayne Alcorn Returns 44 Years Later to Graduate with a BA in Studio Art

December 15, 2023  72-year-old SVAD student Jayne Alcorn first began her educational journey at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 1978. This week, 44 years later, she is graduating with her bachelor’s degree in Studio Art.  

John C. Hitt Library Hosts Exhibition Featuring UCF B.S. in Photography Alumni

November 21, 2023  12 UCF Daytona Beach B.S. in Photography Alumni will display their work in the John C. Hitt Library Gallery.

Arts and Humanities students shine at UCF’s 2023 3MT Competition

November 20, 2023  Theatre student Cory Kennedy Barrow placed in the top three at UCF’s annual Three Minute These (3MT) competition.

UCF Presents the 2nd Annual Art Knight!

November 08, 2023  UCF’s Art Knight! will be held on Friday, November 17. The annual event, hosted by the School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD), is an open house for the community to tour studio spaces and classrooms, see current student projects and interact with art students and faculty.

UCF Art Gallery showcases work by SVAD faculty members

October 30, 2023  “A colorful array of artwork created by faculty was on display for students to view on Oct. 19. At the Faculty Exhibition in the Visual Arts building faculty members, who are recognized in the national and international sphere, showcased their work to the UCF community. The exhibition ends on Nov....

2023 Mead Garden Adlab Student Sculpture Design Awards Reception

October 18, 2023  AD Lab students exhibit prototype models of 3-D sculptures at Mead Botanical Gardens.

UCF Recognizes Nine CAH Faculty at 2023 Luminary Awards

October 18, 2023  The honor is designed to recognize some of UCF’s brightest stars who shine a positive light on UCF and in their respective fields.

Manuscripts in UCF Libraries’ Special Collections Provide Unique Learning Experience to Art Students

October 13, 2023  As part of the UCF Libraries’ extensive collection, students taking Medieval Art can review exact copies of the manuscripts they study in class.

UCF’s Limbitless Solutions Selected as a 2023 Disney Grant Recipient

October 05, 2023  The UCF-based research center was one of 19 nonprofits selected as part of Disney’s ongoing community outreach efforts. SVAD faculty member Matt Dombrowski ’05 ’08MFA co-leads development of the video games that helps the children learn how to use the arms.

Orlando Weekly: UCF art gallery exhibition ‘Covering Carbon’ explores the mysteries of coal, oil and plastic

September 21, 2023  The UCF Art Gallery presents Kathleen Thum’s solo exhibition, “Covering Carbon.”

Art Bytes: Fall 2023

September 13, 2023  UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students as they unleash their potential in various creative endeavors. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this fall.

NSM Today: Shedding light on the dark side of fossil fuels piece by piece

September 06, 2023  South Carolina artist and Clemson University professor Kathleen Thum’s “Covering Carbon” exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery draws attention to the complicated relationship between humans and their dependence on fossil fuels.

Welcoming New Staff, Faculty and Administration to the School of Visual Arts and Design

September 06, 2023  The School of Visual Arts and Design welcomes new administration, staff and faculty members.

UCF’s FPEP Continues to Aid Central Florida Inmates

September 05, 2023  Students and staff gathered to learn more about the Florida Prison Education Project, also known as FPEP.

Limbitless Solutions Receives Epic MegaGrant to Create Multiplayer Prosthetics-Training Game

September 01, 2023  UCF professors and Limbitless Solutions will expand their catalog of bionic-limb-training games with help from an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games.

Welcoming New Faculty Members to the College of Arts and Humanities

August 22, 2023  The UCF College of Arts and Humanities welcomes new faculty members joining our college this upcoming fall semester!

Art Bytes: Summer 2023

August 10, 2023  UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni, and students as they pursue creative endeavors.

Honoring the Legacy of Sarah Brown ’19

August 01, 2023  Our goal is to raise $25,000, and your generosity will enable the foundation to establish an endowed scholarship, allowing Sarah’s legacy to live on forever.

UCF Art Gallery 2022-2023 Exhibition Review

July 31, 2023  In the 2022-2023 academic year, the UCF Art Gallery hosted a variety of exhibitions and programming, both in person and online.