Incarcerated student artists awaiting their trial had their works seen in the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery. The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery introduced a new installation Thursday, County Missives. County Missives is a project directed by Tony Rodriguez, a teaching artist from the John E. Goode Pre-Trial Detention Facility. “Sadly the artists aren’t […]
With a new semester comes a new exhibit at the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery. Until March 17, students can view 13 pieces of art from Testimony, an exhibit created by the award winning UNF art professor Louise Freshman Brown. The exhibition first opened in the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art […]
This fall, students enrolled in associate art history professor Peter Scott Brown’s junior methods seminar catalogued pieces from the Donald and Maria Cox Collection at Jacksonville’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The Cox’s began collecting art in New York in the 1970’s. Jamie DeSimone, MOCA curator, said they were avid […]
You’ve probably seen the 70 or so walkie-talkies dangling outside the UNF Gallery of Art. UNF alum Erik DeLuca started building the piece Monday, Nov. 14, by taping walkies-talkies to the ceiling. The sound morphed as time passed. On Wednesday, the sound was frenetic as the senders and receivers bounced […]
In it’s 3rd year, River City writers read from their own work and talk everything writing at the Jax by Jax Literary festival. Organized by author and UNF alum Tim Gilmore, the literary festival has strong UNF ties with six of those writers answering questions regarding their inspirations, thoughts on […]
Wooden shavings float gently onto the floor as a student’s heart is poured deeper and deeper into her empty carvings on a large wooden canvas, leaving a message for the UNF community to see. Blocktoberfest is an exciting and emotional time for both UNF and FSCJ printmaking students who […]
Wooden shavings float gently onto the floor as a student’s heart is poured deeper and deeper into her empty carvings on a large wooden canvas, leaving a message for the UNF community to see. Blocktoberfest is an exciting and emotional time for both UNF and FSCJ printmaking students who unite […]
For UNF ceramics majors under associate professors Trevor Dunn and Stephen Haywood, trees are so much more than oxygen or paper. To them, wood is the fuel for their kiln that shapes their work into masterpieces. Students featured in the UNF Wood-Fired Ceramics Invitational spend hours, sometimes even days, firing […]
A new exhibit in the Student Union showcases the best images students captured during their Study Abroad trip to Italy.
What makes you happy? This is the question that children try to answer in MOCA’s latest exhibition, Inside the Outline. The exhibition features personalized silhouettes of children who worked with Art with a Heart in Healthcare, a foundation that brings art sessions to children in the hospital giving them a […]
UNF printmaking professor Sheila Goloborotko describes her art as poetic activism. When asked to do an exhibition for the third time in Mexico, she saw an opportunity for such activism and created the project System. System‘s theme is all about preservation. It highlights the need for preservation of the ecologically […]
No ribbons and scissors here—Seaside Sculpture Park was christened with a blowtorch and a metal sheet Monday. This creative spin opened the new public art showcase in Jacksonville Beach that displays the work of five UNF students. The Student Affairs Community Council (SACC) at the University of North Florida, MountainStar […]
Not many of us have the ability to discover and master a new passion in life as fluently as Mary Ratcliff. Completing her final year as a Fine Arts major, Ratcliff discovered an innate ability to create large-scale metal sculptures. Her work has been installed all over the UNF campus—from […]
Five large-scale outdoor sculptures created by UNF students will be displayed at a new sculpture park on June 20th at 480 1st street south in Jacksonville Beach.
It normally takes months or even years to create an animated film, but two UNF instructors managed to put one together in just ten days.
Amer Kobaslija’s work, TSUNAMI: Paintings of the Aftermath in Kesennuma, Japan gripped everyone’s attention at the spring exhibit’s opening reception held in the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery on April 14th.