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

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

ARTIST TALK: Josh Jalbert

Mar 23, 2017

ARTIST TALK w/ Josh Jalbert Thursday, March  23 3:00pm – 4:00pm             Josh Jalbert is an artist and educator working in photography. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon’s MFA program, and a doctoral candidate at the European Graduate School. He is a Professor in the Photography Department at Savannah College of Art and Design and is represented by Galerie 124 in Savannah, Georgia. "Photography, for me, is a... Read More

ARTIST TALK: Coco Fusco

Mar 31, 2017

ARTIST TALK w/  Coco Fusco Friday, March 31 11:00am – 12:00pm   "... I wanted to make sense out of the clashes between cultures that cause so many of us so much trouble and pain, but I chose to do so within the realm of art." -Coco Fusco     Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist, writer and curator, who lives and works in North America. For much of her work explores the politics of gender, race, war, and identity through multi-media productions... Read More

LECTURE: Dale Slongwhite

Mar 1, 2017

LECTURE w/ Dale Slongwhite Fed Up: The High Costs of Cheap Food Wednesday, March 1 1:00pm - 2:00pm     Dale Slongwhite will discuss her book, Fed Up: The High Costs of Cheap Food, which presents oral histories of African American farmworkers whose lives were forever altered by one of the most disturbing pesticide exposure incidents in United States’ history. Free and Open to the Public!     About the Author: In Fed Up, Dale Slongwhite... Read More

LECTURE: Susan Shillinglaw

Mar 3, 2017

Please join us in the Gallery for LECTURE w/  Susan Shillinglaw  The Legacy of Steinbeck Friday, March 3 3:00pm - 5:00pm         Key Note Speaker Susan Shillinglaw is a Professor of English at San Jose State University, Director of the National Steinbeck Center, and author of Carol and John Steinbeck: Portrait of a Marriage, On Reading The Grapes of Wrath, and A Journey into Steinbeck’s California, will discuss Steinbeck and the legacy of The... Read More

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