Fine Arts: Painting

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Learn traditional painting conventions and contemporary methods and forms to develop your artistic voice.

Ringling College's new Painting major allows you to develop a comprehensive range of skills, knowledge and competencies within painting/drawing. You'll be introduced to a wide range of both traditional painting conventions and more contemporary methods and forms. The curriculum provides a wide array of artistic experiences ranging from figurative and landscape painting options to abstraction, collaboration, performance, installation, and time based art.  

1947 Gallery - Opening Soon!

The Fine Art Department at the Ringling College of Art + Design has obtained a new space for student exhibitions at 1947 Ringling Boulevard in downtown Sarasota.  We are looking forward to the inaugural opening March 15, 2013 with a student exhibition curated by Anne-Marie Melster, international curator. 

Visit the gallery's blog at to see news and the exhibition schedule. 


Florida transfer students who complete the AA Degree in studio art from select Florida community colleges are eligible to apply to the 2+2 BFA in Fine Arts at Ringling College of Art and Design.