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Peter Weishar

Steering Committee Chair, Professor & Director of Themed Experience, University of Central Florida

Peter Weishar ( is the Director of the Themed Experience Graduate programs at the University of Central Florida. He is a founding member and Chair of the Steering Committee of the Themed Experience and Attractions Academic Society. Previously, Weishar was Dean of Fine Arts at FSU and Director of the Themed Experience Institute. He also served as Dean of Entertainment Arts at SCAD where he founded the first MFA in Themed Entertainment Design. Weishar has authored three books, Digital Space: Designing Virtual Environments; Blue Sky: The Art of Computer Animation; and CGI:The Art of the Computer Generated Image. Central Florida. He served as an Associate Member of the TEA Eastern North America Division Board. In 2023 he was awarded the Peter Chernak Distinguished Service Award by the TEA.