“You might find us in front of the classroom or in the office down the hall and yet never suspect the secret we share. We are artists. Whether we have exhibited in galleries around the world or have never shown our work before, we are artists. We present to you our dreams, our hearts, our passion…We are the Hidden Artists.”

UCF has many talented employees who use their creativity in their daily jobs. Some of these employees are “visual artists” who create artwork on their own time for themselves, their families and/or for the public. They are the “Hidden Artists.”

The Hidden Artists exhibition will be on display at the UCF John C. Hitt Library on August 1 through September 29.

 Artwork will be exhibited on the Art Wall as well in glass display cases and encompass a variety of styles and mediums, including photography, mixed media, acrylic, watercolor, oil, digital and more.

The exhibit features the talents of: Dawn Herrod, Jacqui Johnson, Simona Loh, Meredith Malkin, Linda Milner, Russ Muller, Fiona Murphy, Judy Bragg Pardo, Brian Pate, Diane Colvin Reitz, Bridget M. Savage and Tina Tran.

Meet the artists at the Hidden Artists Reception:

  • Thursday, September 11
  • 4 to 6 p.m.
  • John C. Hitt Library, Room 223
  • Entertainment by Aaron Lingelbach
  • Refreshments
  • Everyone is welcome to attend.

    The Hidden Artists group was formed by Judy Bragg Pardo in 2007. This is now the 6th year exhibiting artwork at the UCF library. “Art is a language spoken visually and each viewer can relate to the artwork differently. Each creation is a part of us that we share with you,” said Pardo, coordinator.

    Visit the Hidden Artists on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/hiddenartists and click on “Like.”

    Hidden Artists membership is open to currently working UCF faculty or staff members who create artwork. For more information, email: [email protected].

    The University of Central Florida John C. Hitt Library is located at 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816. Summer and Fall Library hours vary. Call 407.823.2580 or visit: library.ucf.edu.

     Summer Hours: Mon.-Thu. 7:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Fri. 7:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m., Sat. 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Sun. 12:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.                    

    Fall Hours: Mon.-Thu. 7:30 a.m.-1:00 a.m., Fri. 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Sat. 9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m., Sun. 12:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

    [Postcard designed by Brian Pate]