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PRESS - Skyway 20/21 exhibition in Herald-Tribune

05/29/2021 - Sarasota area museums join together for Skyway 20/21 exhibition - By Marty Fugate, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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PRESS - Public Art in 83degrees

05/18/2021 - Tampa’s newest developments put public art on display for all - By Caitlin Albritton, 83degrees
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PRESS - CAM Goes Virtual in 83degrees

03/09/2021 - Gallery experiences go virtual at the USF Contemporary Art Museum - By Jessi Smith, 83degrees
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PRESS - Still Here on Creative Pinellas

03/01/2021 - See Here, Works by Griffith J. Davis at the USF Contemporary Art Museum - By Bob Devin Jones, Creative Pinellas
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PRESS - Marking Monuments in the Tampa Bay Times

02/24/2021 - Sarasota artist John Sims demands change through art, writing - By Maggie Duffy, Tampa Bay Times
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PRESS - Skyway 20/21 in 83degrees

02/02/2021 - Collaborative Skyway 20/21 art exhibition at 4 local museums moves forward - By Caitlin Albritton, 83degrees
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PRESS - Marking Monuments in Apollo Magazine

01/22/2021 - Art Diary, Marking Monuments - Apollo, The International Art Magazine
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PRESS - Breaking Barriers Photographer in The Gabber

11/17/2020 - Gulfport Photographer Brightens Familiar Scenes - By Lynn Taylor, The Gabber
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PRESS - The Neighbors: Slide Shows for America on WEDU Arts Plus

10/08/2020 - USF's Contemporary Art Museum presents The Neighbors: Slide Shows for America, a photography exhibition - Arts Plus, Season 9 Episode 19 - WEDU
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NEWS - William Villalongo Speaks About His Graphicstudio Edition Palimpsest in IFPDA Online Talk

10/20/2020 - Form through Darkness: The Works on Paper of Jean-Jacques Lagrenée and William Villalongo - A Closer Look: Prints Then And Now is a part of Print Month 2020, hosted by the IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair.
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PRESS - Christian Marclay's Graphicstudio Edition Manga Scroll on Art21

09/18/2020 - Christian Marclay in "London" - Art in the Twenty-First Century,  Season 10 - Art21
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PRESS - SOS Color Code 2020 on DuPont Registry

09/15/2020 - International Day of Democracy at USF CAM - By David Warner, DuPont Registry Tampa Bay
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NEWS - USFCAM Receives Research Project Funding in USF Anti-racism Effort

A University of South Florida research task force working to address racial issues and attitudes on a local, national and global scale has selected 23 projects exploring a wide range of issues in systemic inequality, economic and health disparities, Black history and contemporary challenges for funding. 
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PRESS - The Neighbors on ABC Action News

08/20/2020 - USF Contemporary Art Museum Exhibition "The Neighbors" - By Natalie Taylor, ABC Action News, WFTS-Tampa
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PRESS - Angel Otero Interview on Hyperalleric

08/14/2020 - Painter Angel Otero on Solitude and What It Means When You Can’t Go Home - By Valentina Di Liscia, Hyperallergic 
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PRESS - USFCAM Lands NEA Grant in 83degrees

07/14/2020 - USF Contemporary Art Museum lands $25K NEA grant - By Caitlin Albritton, 83degrees
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PRESS - Breaking Barriers on WTSP Tampa Bay 10

07/08/2020 - USF hosting free online photography workshop for veterans - By Aubrey Jackson - WTSP, Tampa Bay 10
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PRESS - Life During Wartime in The Guardian

06/30/2020 - ‘Pressure leads to unity’: celebrating art in the time of coronavirus - By Nadja Sayej, The Guardian
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Sponge Exchange: Hope Ginsburg installation at USFCAM, 2020. Hope Ginsburg, Maxwell Parker, Joshua Quarles* and Michael Royce*, Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s Whale: Endangered Species, from Coastorama Cooperative, Coastorama, 2019-2020. * artist collaborators not part of the Sponge Exchange class. Photo by Will Lytch.
NEWS - Hope Ginsburg's Coastorama in Ocean Archive

Hope Ginsburg and collaborator’s Coastarama from the exhibition Sponge Exchange has been included in the TBA21 Academy’s Ocean Archive digital platform. Created to stimulate action and policy change through collaboration and education, Ocean Archive fosters synergy among art, science and policy to make a range of perspectives visible, discoverable and understandable.
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PRESS - Life During Wartime on Voice of America

06/19/2020 - Exposición virtual - By Alonso Castillo - Voice of America
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PRESS - Life During Wartime in the Tampa Bay Times 

06/05/2020 - USF Contemporary Art Museum debuts first virtual exhibition: ‘Art in the Age of the Coronavirus’ - By Maggie Duffy, Tampa Bay Times
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PRESS - Life During Wartime on WTSP Tampa Bay 10

06/05/2020 - Art in the age of the coronavirus - By Gene Yagle, WTSP Tampa Bay 10
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STORY - 2020 MFA Artist Interviews

Meet the 2020 MFA artists from Battin' A Hundred. Profiles on the USFCAM blog feature Mahya Amini, Mohsen Azar, Matthew Campbell, Jenal Dolson, Rhonda Massel Donovan, Jezabeth Roca Gonzalez, Ash Lester, Jon Notwick, Kyle Timberman, and Rachel Underwood.
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PRESS - Breaking Barriers in USF News

04/21/2020 - USF photography workshop giving valuable exposure to local veteran - USF News
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PRESS - USF Graphicstudio in Tampa Magazine

03/26/2020 - USF Graphicstudio is Tampa’s Destination for Art World Superstars - By Caitlin Albritton, Tampa Magazine
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PRESS - FloodZone on WLRN Radio

01/20/2020 - 'FloodZone' Captures South Florida's 'Climate Anxiety' In Unexpected Ways - By Daniel Rivero, WLRN Miami
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USF INSTITUTE for Research in Art

The USF Institute for Research in Art (IRA) is the umbrella organization for the Contemporary Art Museum, Graphicstudio, Public Art program, and Art in Health. Part of the University of South Florida College of The Arts, the IRA is dedicated to an international artists’ residency program that brings to the University and Tampa Bay community today’s most accomplished and influential artists working in the international art arena. Exhibitions, collection development, publication of limited edition graphics and sculpture multiples, commissioned public art works, interdisciplinary arts research, lectures, symposia, workshops and special events are designed to foster awareness about the role of contemporary artists in shaping our culture and society. Participating artists represent the full and diverse spectrum of contemporary art practice including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, photography, electronic media, and performance.

College of The Arts

The College of The Arts is the creative center of the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. Dedicated to preparing students for careers in architecture, community design, art, art history, music, theatre, and dance, the College provides students with a hands-on learning environment where real-world exhibition, performance, and practice opportunities abound. Situated in a culturally rich metropolitan area, students and faculty participate in Arts research through interdisciplinary work, global explorations, and local community engagement in Tampa Bay.

University of South Florida

The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 49,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is ranked in the Top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In 2016, the Florida Legislature designated USF as “Emerging Preeminent,” placing USF in an elite category among the state’s 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.


USF Contemporary Art Museum’s galleries are open to USF Faculty, Staff, and Students who are cleared for campus. However, USFCAM currently remains closed to the non-USF general public pending broader reopening of the University campus. Reservations are required for entry, and must be made here

To contact the museum please email or call (813) 974-4133

Graphicstudio remains closed to the public pending broader reopening of the University campus. To contact Graphicstudio email

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Upcoming Events

Skyway 20/21: A Contemporary Collaboration – ART Thursday: Online Panel Discussion

Skyway 20/21: A Contemporary Collaboration – ART Thursday: Online Panel Discussion

Breaking Barriers 2021 - Online Photography Workshops for Military Veterans

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Art In Health
In partnership with USF Health, USFCAM's Art In Health program explores intersections between the arts and healthcare.

This innovative web-based visual literacy program integrates secondary school social studies and science with contemporary art in an examination and discussion of critical societal issues.

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Graphicstudio Hours:
Temporarily Closed

Temporarily Closed

Groups and organizations interested in tours of the exhibition should contact CAM to schedule at least two weeks in advance at (813) 974-4133.

The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum (USFCAM) is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. There are disabled parking spaces outsde of the museum, an accessible entrance, good lighting and accessible restrooms.

The museum follows the USF guidelines regarding service animals.

USFCAM faculty and staff are pleased to work with organizations that provide cultural opportunities for disabled clients to tour the Museum. Please call (813) 974-4133 two weeks in advance to request specific tour information. For more accessibility information please call (813) 974-4133.

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The electronic images available on this site are subject to copyright and may be covered by other restrictions as well. The images are made available to the general public for the sole purpose of representing the USF Contemporary Art Museum’s programs and collection. Copying or redistribution of the images in any manner without the express written permission of the University of South Florida Institute for Research in Art is strictly prohibited.


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