Steering Committee – Peter Weishar

Professor of Themed Experience, University of Central Florida

Peter Weishar is a Professor of Themed Experience and Program Director of the Themed Experience Graduate track at the University of Central Florida. He currently serves as an Associate Member of the TEA Eastern Division Board and Chair of the TEA Academic Network. Professor Weishar was the Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Florida State University where he founded and was Director of the FSU Themed Experience Institute. He also served as Dean of Entertainment Arts at SCAD where he founded the first MFA in Themed Entertainment Design. Weishar is the author of three books, Digital Space: Designing Virtual Environments (McGraw-Hill), Blue Sky: The Art of Computer Animation (Abrams) and CGI: The Art of the Computer Generated Image (Abrams). He currently writes a column on education and themed experience and entertainment for in Park Magazine.