Spotlight 2022: Year-In-Review

September 22, 2022  The positive impact the arts and humanities has on our community is evident. From the expertise our professors lend on a daily basis to the talents of our students, the people in our college accomplish great things. Read about them in our annual report, Spotlight 2022.

UCF Faculty, Alumni and Students featured in SNAP! Florida Showcase Exhibition

September 08, 2022  UCF faculty, alumni and students are featured among 50 artists exhibited at Snap! Gallery’s 2022 Florida Showcase. Now in its fifth year, the 2022 Florida Showcase celebrates Florida-based photographers and artists. The exhibition is currently on view through Jan. 14, 2023, at Snap! Downtown Orlando. 

Meet New Faculty in the Arts and Humanities

August 29, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities welcomes the faculty members that joined our college this fall!

UCF Welcomes 4,000 New Graduate Students to Campus for Fall 2022

August 22, 2022  Students are encouraged to attend welcome events throughout the first week, meet with faculty and other students, and engage with academic resources.

Student-Run Arts Ambassador Program Looks to Increase Arts Engagement on Campus

August 18, 2022  Students from all majors are invited to join the new Arts Ambassador program, which seeks to bring more attention to UCF’s visual arts, theatre and music activities. The first meeting is on Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m. in Studio One of the Performing Arts Center-Theatre (building 119).

Orlando Weekly: Artist-in-residence Shannon Rae Lindsey explores the nature of objects at Casselberry Sculpture House

August 12, 2022  Shannon Rae Lindsey, gallery director and lecturer at UCF, is the current artist-in-residence at the Casselberry Sculpture House. Her work is a unique approach on order and disorder and her interpretation of entropy.

CAH Welcomes New Faces, Roles to Staff and Administration

August 08, 2022  The College of Arts and Humanities extends a welcome to new and familiar faces during the transition of some critical administrative and staff roles.

Limbitless Solutions Celebrates 8th Year of Global Impact

August 02, 2022  UCF’s Limbitless Solutions celebrates the anniversary of the first bionic arm delivery. UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design has been a collaborative partner since the beginning with student internships and faculty leadership from SVAD.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF Art Gallery and Rollins Museum of Art Collaboration

July 18, 2022  The UCF Art Gallery and Rollins Museum of Art come together for “Pathways 2022: The Carlos Malamud Prize” to highlight six aspiring artists. Artworks by all finalists will be shown at both venues until Sept. 4, 2022.

2 CAH UCF Faculty Earn 2022 Fulbright Awards

June 23, 2022  The faculty members will engage in cutting-edge research and expand their professional networks internationally, which may help UCF develop future partnerships institutions abroad.

Faculty Granted Promotion and Tenure

June 03, 2022  UCF awarded 22 faculty in the arts and humanities promotion and tenure. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service.

CAH Staff Awards Honor Excellence and Service

May 10, 2022  The annual CAH staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF. At the ceremony, college administration recognized staff members for their dedication to UCF and acknowledged the challenging year the employees faced.

SVAD Faculty Members Darlene Hadrika and Scott F. Hall Retire

May 05, 2022  Darlene Hadrika and Scott F. Hall, longtime faculty members in the School of Visual Arts and Design, will retire this semester.

Associate Dean Lynn Hepner to Retire in August

April 25, 2022  Associate Dean Lynn Hepner ’95MA is retiring from UCF on August 7. Her ability to anticipate the needs of the college and to provide the right data at the right time has made her invaluable to CAH.

A Look Back at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 20, 2022  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 featured an incredible variety of creative talent, in events ranging from Shrek to sculptures, cooking to choirs, and oceans to opera.

Winter Park Magazine: An Intimate Portrait of Renowned Artist Robert Rivers

April 18, 2022  “I never thought I’d be an artist, but I drew all the time…” says Robert Rivers, professor of studio art at UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design.

Orlando Sentinel: Limbitless Solutions at UCF Launches Kids’ Bionic Arm Research

April 13, 2022  Limbitless Solutions is partnering with children’s hospitals to research the effect bionic prosthetics devices on young patients’ brains.

Graduating Photography Students Exhibit Work at Gallery 500

April 12, 2022  The seniors in the B.S. Photography program at the University of Central Florida present, “A Piece of Us,” their graduation exhibition.

NSM Today: UCF’s Kappa Pi Society Offers Artists a Home On Campus

April 12, 2022  UCF’s chapter of the Kappa Pi International Art Society is an eclectic mix of art, film and photography majors who share a love for the visual arts.

ARTnews: SVAD Professor Selected to Showcase Work in Premiere Global Exhibition

April 12, 2022  Associate Professor Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz was one of a group of select artists chosen to showcase their work as part of the first global exhibit dedicated to using clothing as a medium of visual art.