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USF associate professor embraces AI to create art that explores alternate realities

USF associate professor embraces AI to create art that explores alternate realities

From drawing to sculpting, to photography, video, animation and 3D printing, McArthur Freeman’s artwork explores the Black diaspora. His diverse methods inspire students to pursue careers in the fine arts and entertainment fields.

February 17, 2023Community Partnerships

A sculpture featuring two African American children engrossed in a book at Tampa's C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library

New digitally produced sculpture celebrates African American history in Tampa Bay

In the garden of Tampa’s C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library sits a life-size bronze sculpture designed to celebrate the community that surrounds it and inspire those who come across it.

September 16, 2020University News

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USF launches ‘Dose of Gratitude’ campaign for health care workers

An interdisciplinary team of students and faculty from the USF School of Art and Art History, Zimmerman School of Advertising and Communications and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg Graphic Arts Program have launched the “Dose of Gratitude” campaign. It’s intended to bring smiles and show respect for health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 24, 2020COVID-19, University News

Michael Congdon on a shoot for USF Athletics

USF photography workshop giving valuable exposure to local veteran

When Michael Congdon medically retired from the U.S. Army, a future in photography was not something he had in mind. But, thanks to an out-of-the-box suggestion from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and support from USF staff and faculty, the former soldier found a passion for the artform and is already earning national exposure for his work.

April 21, 2020University News

Face shields printed for Tampa Bay hospitals

USF Artists Donate Tools to Combat COVID-19

It’s often said there’s a place where art and medicine intersect. That’s become even more apparent since the coronavirus pandemic. The USF School of Art & Art History has provided medical personnel a 3d printer, face shields and respirators regularly utilized in its studios.

April 10, 2020COVID-19, University News

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