Upcoming Events

  • UCF Art Gallery Presents Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis

    UCF Art Gallery

    Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis will be on exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery January 8 - February 2, 2018. Featuring work by Reem Bassous, Alexis Callender, Pam Cooper, Joe Cory, Lauren Greenwald, Hiwa K, Hyung-in Kim, George Lorio, Adrienne Der Marderosian, Casey May McGuire, Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Binod Shrestha, Eun-Kyung Suh and Lance Winn, the exhibition explores borders as ...

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  • SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival Traveling Show

    UCF Center for Emerging Media

    After each SIGGRAPH conference in North America, the Computer Animation Festival is shown at conferences, universities and SIGGRAPH chapters worldwide. UCF's Center for Emerging Media will host this exciting show in January 2018.

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  • Poetry Reading by Obi Nwakanma

    UCF Art Gallery

    Poet, journalist, biographer and literary critic, Obi Nwakanma will read from his latest collection of poetry. Thirsting for Sunlight, his biography of the tragic modernist poet, Christopher Okigbo, was published by James Currey (UK) in 2010. His collection of poems, The Horsemen & Other Poems, was published by Africa World Press (New Jersey) in 2007. Nwakanma’s first collection of poems, ...

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  • Reading and Book Signing: Dinaw Mengestu

    UCF Art Gallery

    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 ...

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  • Studio Art portfolio review info session

    Visual Arts Building, Room 114: 114

    The Studio Art Portfolio Review is required for those students pursuing the Studio Art BA, Studio Art BFA or the Experimental Animation specialization of the BFA Art – Emerging Media degree. For additional information on the Studio Art Portfolio Review and related requirements, visit https://svad.cah.ucf.edu/portfolio/. Click here for a list of undergraduate programs in the School of Visual Arts and ...

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  • Character Animation Open House

    UCF Center for Emerging Media

    Are your career goals in the world of digital computer animation? The Character Animation Specialization is designed to prepare students for careers as animators, modelers, riggers, or texture artists in film or computer game industries. If you are interested in applying to the Emerging Media: Character Animation specialization, it is highly recommended that you attend this informational event. We will ...

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  • Staged Reading of "The Refugee Plays"

    UCF Art Gallery

    Directed by Mark Brotherton, The Refugee Plays is a series of short plays that explore the experiences of refugees and undocumented immigrants in the United States, shining a carefully placed spotlight on certain legal, social and economic difficulties faced by this population and humanizing an oft-misunderstood group.

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  • The "Orient" in the "West" and Beyond: Reflections on Contemporary Refugee Politics

    UCF Art Gallery

    Dr. Güneş Murat Tezcür, the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF and the author of Muslim Reformers in Iran and Turkey: The Paradox of Moderation (University of Texas Press, 2010), will give a lecture on the contemporary refugee crisis. Dr. Tezcür’s research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States Institute of ...

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  • Artist Talk by Hiwa K

    UCF Art Gallery

    Internationally renowned artist Hiwa K will talk about his work in Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis. Hiwa K has participated in international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale (2015) and documenta14, Kassel/Athens (2017). In 2016 he received the Arnold Bode Prize and the Schering Stiftung Art Award).

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