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A creatively-well person has an appreciation of the world through artistic and cultural experiences. They act upon their own unique ideas to form creations. They also strive to understand the human experience by exploring creative contributions of others.

Online Resources

Learn more about creative wellness in this article, Creative Wellness: A missing link in Boosting Wellbeing (5 minute read) The article includes practical tips to put your creativity to use.

The Creativity Post "is a platform dedicated to sharing the very best content on creativity. We facilitate dialogue between various disciplines of inquiry, popularize the science of creativity without trivialization and showcase the work of practitioners who promote creativity from classrooms to boardrooms."

Explore Arts & Culture Around USF

Read-a-Bull: Browse books that have been written by your fellow alumni, faculty and staff. 

Free admission to College of the Arts Performances: USF’s College of The Arts offers tickets to all of its events free of charge. Registration is required to accomodate seating. Event listings can be found on the College of The Arts events page. https://www.usf.edu/arts/events/

Visit the Institute for Research in Art webpage to learn about free art locations throughout the USF campuses including Graphics Studio, the Contemporary Art Museum, public art displays and more. Information about the new St. Petersburg campus art museum can be found here. 

Public Art on Campus

Photos and Descriptions: See pictures and read the stories behind each public art peice displayes on our three campuses.  

Map: View the map of public art on the Tampa campus here.  

A Mural with a Purpose: Watch a short video about a recent public art installation on the St. Petersburg campus here. 

Did you know?  A main focal point on the Sarasota-Manatee campus is the 3-story  FCCI Rotunda. Upon entering, the floor is actually a piece of public art! It "was designed as a piece of public art entitled 'Epiphytes: Absorbing From Nature.' The images on the floor represent forms found in nature throughout the history of the surrounding land." Learn more about this piece here. 

Sarasota-Manatee Rotunda