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

EXHIBITION // Specters of Capital: An Exploration in Architecture and Identity by Morgan Craig

Jun 13, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019

Morgan Craig believes architectural structures act as both repositories and as vehicles for memory and profoundly influence culture and identity by providing a tangible framework through which facets of a society can be expressed. Consequently, he develops work dealing with how identity is influenced by the types of architectural edifices present in a given landscape. He views his work not merely as a method of documentation, but a sociopolitical/socioeconomic commentary on the effects of... 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

GALLERY TALK: Kate Shults

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

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