Gerstein to Show in Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

Gerstein to Show in Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art

Mark Gerstein, associate professor of UCF’s School of Visual Arts & Design, has been chosen to exhibit in the 2017 Orlando Museum of Art Florida Prize in Contemporary Art. This annual event celebrates the achievements and innovation of Florida artists and the vision and talent inherent in their work. This year’s event, the museum’s fourth […]

Professor Emeritus Lotz Exhibit to be Featured at Orlando Museum of Art

New and old art works by UCF Professor Emeritus Steve Lotz, who created the university’s art department in 1968 and retired in 2003, will be exhibited March 12-June 5 at the Orlando Museum of Art. Lotz, whose mural-sized floral triptych Florida Dream has greeted travelers passing through Orlando International Airport’s terminal since 1980, will have […]

Eclectic Knights Art Show Seeks Artists

UCF alumni, faculty and staff are invited to enter the upcoming Eclectic Knights VI art show at the Orlando Museum of Art hosted by the university’s School of Visual Arts & Design Alumni Chapter. All types of art can be entered, including acrylics, watercolor, sculpture, mixed media, photography, stained glass and others. The entry deadline […]

Florida Watercolor Society Selects UCF Art Student for Award

UCF art student Christie Gonzales was presented with a recent $1,000 scholarship for her work in watercolor painting by the Florida Watercolor Society at its 41st annual awards banquet in Orlando. Christie, a Bachelor of Fine Arts student majoring in painting and art history, is pursuing a teaching certificate in art education with plans to graduate […]

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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.